Sears Rail Year Confirmation

Discussion in 'Schwinn Stingrays and Other Muscle Bikes' started by Pary, Oct 17, 2017.

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  1. #1 Posted Oct 17, 2017

    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    I have a Sears 20 inch Rail in very original, excellent condition. I am trying to confirm the year that it was " born". On the bottom of the frame are the numbers 477321 but I cant tell if there were any numbers in front of these as there is a fairy deep scratch with the paint missing. On the frame by the left rear tire are the numbers : "8H074966" am I to believe that this is a 1968 model and also a Huffy? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Just trying to confirm of what I have.
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  2. #2 Posted Oct 17, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Huffy made Rails for different stores too. Sears, JC Penny, Belknap Hardware to name a few. Yours is a 68 bike. The serial number 8H tells the year on these bikes. First number before the letter is year. Great looking bike.
     
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    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    Thank you, I appreciate it.
     
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    I have mine just like it but it is very rough. Do you have any interest in selling yours?
     
  5. #5 Posted Apr 6, 2018

    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    Sorry I do not. This was my bike from when I was a kid in 1968. It is a beauty. Even has the original tires that came with it. 100% original.