Please help me identify this teens/20s saddle

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lgrinnings

Wore out three sets of tires already!
Dec 31, 2010
822
Newburyport, MA
Howdy folks-

Here's a teens/20s saddle that I’d love to identify. Looks like an early precursor to the Messinger Tornado, so maybe Messinger? Looks very similar to the Scout saddle in this post...


Again, any and all help is sincerely appreciated.

-Lester

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fordmike65

Riding a '37 Colson Imperial
Mar 4, 2012
20,891
East Los
Kinda tough to see in this pic, but I have a teens wireframe saddle with similar springs on my Adlake
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lgrinnings

Wore out three sets of tires already!
Dec 31, 2010
822
Newburyport, MA
Kinda tough to see in this pic, but I have a teens wireframe saddle with similar springs on my Adlake
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Thanks Mike. The one above came off a Great Western Crown, so that makes sense. I’m wondering if the chassis has been swapped out because of a break in the original wire chassis.
 

mike j

Cruisin' on my Bluebird
Jun 3, 2013
3,212
Tuxedo Park, United States
Although it's on my Great Western Crown now, I picked this up by it's crusty lonesome, at Copake, a few years ago. No clue as to what it came off of. Where your chassis is bolted to the bottom of the front spring looks a little miss matched IMHO.

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catfish

Riding an Alexander Rocket Bike
Sep 25, 2006
24,364
Boston, Massachusetts
thecabe.com
It's an Superior Saddle. That is the company name. I think I have the catalog posted in my photo albums here on the Cabe.
 
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lgrinnings

Wore out three sets of tires already!
Dec 31, 2010
822
Newburyport, MA
Where your chassis is bolted to the bottom of the front spring looks a little miss matched IMHO.
I thought the same thing at first, but the more I look at it, the more I think it’s maybe not modified. The spring is made to adjust forward and back on both the pan and the chassis. It’s in the back position now which makes it look a little funky.

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