Henderson X please help with any info

Discussion in 'Antique Bicycles Pre-1933' started by DJF, Oct 21, 2017.

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Do you like this type of bike?

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  4. Maybe if a squirel was riding it backwards down a hill

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  1. #21 Posted Oct 24, 2017

    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    Mostly a guess with serial number info.
    There are construction and equipment que's that better pinpoint what year/make & model of your bike.
    The tank would have most likely been painted to match the color scheme of your bike, so it's probably not original to the bike.
    Although it is the type and model used, so not out of the question to be an after market upgrade.
     
  2. #22 Posted Oct 24, 2017

    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    Shaw motor kits was sold separately...unless the badge on your bike says Shaw it’s most likely to be a kit purchased later. I noticed The rear fender Isn’t cut for the sheave and it would have its own gas tank applied to it. No tool box tank I’d say yours would have some clues to it having the real gas tank with strap markings and scratches on the top tube...
     
  3. #23 Posted Oct 29, 2017
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    Very true, was going off what I had been told when I purchased the bike. What is on it is what I got with it. I think it is to short to have a Shaw engine anyway.
     
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    As for the age and value, anyone's guess if I sell it? As no one has yet to show me another early twenties Henderson.
     
  5. #25 Posted Oct 29, 2017

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    Hi ,l I have know idea on value but I like it. If you sell lmk Thanks
     
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    As of now it is for sale but have no idea what to ask as everyone keeps saying they hadnt seen one before.
     
  7. #27 Posted Oct 29, 2017

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    your shaw would fit that.but,it would be a tight fit.and the value of that bike as is $900+ give or take.
     
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    Dont want to squeeze it in, would like it to like nice.
     
  9. #29 Posted Nov 14, 2017 at 11:27 AM

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    A little late to the party, but I think its probably a 1926 or 27. Scroll over to page 5 of this section and look at the thread ( I just aquired my first really old bike Hibbard badged schwinn) there are several bikes of this age posted.Hope this helps Ron
     
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  10. #30 Posted Nov 14, 2017 at 1:19 PM

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    I had(have?) some adapters...the just extend the pedals out further so they can get caught on stuff easier. I use them for thread chasers!
     
  11. #31 Posted Nov 14, 2017 at 1:30 PM

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    well, since there is a model "C" ND brake, has to be 1927 to 1934
     
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  12. #32 Posted Nov 14, 2017 at 1:44 PM

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    That will make it a 1927 then, because 1928 is well into the 400 thousand range. Need to pull the crank to nail it. Ron
     
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  13. #33 Posted Nov 14, 2017 at 6:56 PM

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    I have a very similar bike that came with an Excelsior X badge. The badge looks just like yours but is Excelsior instead of Henderson.
     
  14. #34 Posted Nov 17, 2017 at 8:25 PM
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    Fantastic information, so to understand 1927 is the agreed age?