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Posted 7 years ago


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I love to pick and found this bike. I don't know what it is and have had it in my barn for some years now. If anyone can help, I would sure appreciate it. I bought it because I thought the white fender skirt (or whatever you would call it) was very cool.

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  1. Stephen, 7 years ago
    Looks like a CWC built Rollfast or Hawthorne. Pre-War too.
  2. TheJunkLady, 7 years ago
    Wow...that was a quick response. Thanks!
  3. toolate2 toolate2, 7 years ago
    I'd say RoadMaster...Another Cleveland Welding Company bicycle.
  4. TheJunkLady, 7 years ago
    Thanks for the information--I'll check it out!
  5. Kris, 6 years ago
    Its a 47 Hawthorne. Looks complete and should fetch 200-250...
  6. TheJunkLady, 6 years ago
    I really appreciate you taking the time out to respond and to give me the value as well. THANK YOU!
  7. Stephen, 6 years ago
    No, this is NOT a '47 Hawthorne. The fork monted healight bracket is correct for that year. However, the frame (to me) looks older, probably pre-war.

    I actually got a Rollfast (except it was a DP Harris built) with a very similar frame like that and parted it out. I believe it was a 1934 model. Anywho-try I know of a CWC expert there that could help you more than I could.
  8. TheJunkLady, 6 years ago
    Thanks very much for the info. I will go to the website and see what they say. It must be a weird bike due to the varying opinions. I like weird! Thanks again!

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