Mesinger Seat help for a 1911 Iver Johnson

Discussion in 'Antique Bicycles Pre-1933' started by Ed Minas, May 10, 2018.

  1. #1 Posted May 10, 2018

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    I have a 1911 Iver Johnson that I have posted here in the past. When I got the bike it had a Mesinger seat. (See Pictures). I am hoping that that some folks here are much more knowledgeable than and can answer some questions.

    1. Does this look like a seat that could have been used in 1911 on an Iver?

    2. Originally what would the suspension, rails, frame, etc. have been like? Painted black or nickel plated
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    Thanks in advance
     
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  2. #2 Posted May 10, 2018

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Looks like it could be correct.Posted are seats on Ivers in 1912. Sorry file too large.
     
  3. #3 Posted May 10, 2018

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Check it

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    to me it looks like the top and chassis might be mismatched?
     
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