Mystery chainless quadricycle

Discussion in 'Tricycles, Kid's Bicycles, Riding Toys' started by Wing Your Heel, Jan 2, 2016.

  1. #1 Posted Jan 2, 2016

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Here's a mystery quadricycle whose appearance is similar to the Kar-Bike, but seems to have little in common with it.

    What makes it particularly unusual is that it's a chainless / shaft-drive.

    The hubcaps have a double W in the centre.

    Nothing in common with the Gearcycle either, apart from the shaft drive.

    1940s20Chainless20Quadricycle2006_zpszqw-1.jpg

    I'll update its photos after it arrives next week -

    http://www.oldbike.eu/museum/childrens/1940s-chainless-quadricycle/
     
  2. #2 Posted Jul 25, 2016

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Have still not found any clues about its maker

    1940s-Chainless-Shaft-drive-Quadricycle-60_zps6g5smcvj.jpg
     
  3. #3 Posted Aug 10, 2016

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Hmmm, Just a guess but I wonder if it could possibly be Montgomery Ward ?

    1940s-Chainless-Quadricycle-03-300x285.jpg
     
  4. #4 Posted Jan 23, 2017

    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    Do you still have this bike? I am interested in this.
     
  5. #5 Posted Jan 24, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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  6. #6 Posted Jan 24, 2017

    I'm the Wiz, and nobody beats me!

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    Sure looks like the monkey ward logo.
     
  7. #7 Posted Jan 25, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    looks like weller 1940s
     
  8. #8 Posted Jul 15, 2017

    On Training Wheels

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    I own an antique shop in NC. I have a customer with this exact bike. His family purchased it in 1948 from Montgomery Ward.
     
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