Waterfall Badged Colson Firestone??

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  1. #1 Posted Nov 21, 2017

    Riding a '37 Colson Imperial

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    This was posted up elsewhere today & seems it's something I've never come across before. By the looks of the BB stamps, it's Dec 1938 Colson, badged as a Firestone due to the FS, correct? Also has the Firestone front fender initial plate. The thing that's really throwing me off is that is seems to have had a WF badge due to no headtube badge holes. Anyone else seen this before? New one for me!

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  2. #2 Posted Nov 21, 2017

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    I should check my bike serial number, i also notice with this bike mike, it has screws in the tank just like my water fall badged Colson!!
     
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    Riding a '37 Colson Imperial

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    Yes. That's a one year only 38 Screw tank. 39 went to the snap tank than clips in between the frame tubes instead of screwing into one another.
     
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    I had asked if the holes were just rusted shut but was assured they weren't. Well....a lil scrubbing revealed what I was thinking. Sorry guys, nothing to see here.:unamused:
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