Schwinn Project...not a bike

Discussion in 'All Things Schwinn' started by marching_out, Jul 3, 2017.

  1. #1 Posted Jul 3, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    So this has been on my list of things to do since I purchased two in-store Schwinn advertising pieces last fall. I got both pieces at a local auction for $25. There were several Schwinn pieces most of which were way out of my price range, including a neon Schwinn sign that went for around a grand. I thought I did pretty well just walking out of there with these...lots of money in the room. Whoever had these before me bundled the letters in the original store slogans. I did some interweb research and verified the slogans as they were bundled. I picked the colors based on some of the old Schwinn sign colors I ran across. I haven't started the second sign yet but will post picts when I get it finished. Curios if these slogans are rare or not. Let me know what you think

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  2. #2 Posted Jul 3, 2017

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    Great job !!
     
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  3. #3 Posted Jul 3, 2017

    I live for the CABE

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    Looks awesome! I love them.
     
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  4. #4 Posted Jul 30, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Second sign finished last weekend. Glad to have them both finished so I can start on the next bike!

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    Excellent - you were the right person to pick those letters up !
     
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  6. #6 Posted Aug 5, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Super nice job! Garage art at its best! Looks like they just came out of the dealership! Joe
     
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  7. #7 Posted Aug 5, 2017

    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    Excellent job! :cool: I believe Schwinn started using that slogan in the mid 60's when they were trying to reach adult buyers for their new lightweights.
     
  8. #8 Posted Aug 6, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Sweet signs! Nicely done.
     
  9. #9 Posted Dec 24, 2017

    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    I have been looking for the white lettered sign. Ride a schwinn ..its fun.. for a long time..great find.