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    Posted 13 years ago

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    I came across this item and was woudering how can i tell if it`s an ariginal 1936 tricyle please someone help.. would like to sell it? and it`s not plastic..all metal. it has this on the label"Des Pat No 3191784321"

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    1. Savoychina1 Savoychina1, 13 years ago
      Well, there really was an "original", so you should be able to inspect it and tell if it has any "vintage" feel to it...
    2. Savoychina1 Savoychina1, 13 years ago
      "Gee, Uncle Sky !" "Well Penny, I'm going up in the Songbird and have a look around ". Oh, the memories, lol.
    3. VikingFan82 VikingFan82, 13 years ago
      coolest trike ive ever seen.
    4. Savoychina1 Savoychina1, 13 years ago
      They are even being distributed through Wally-World as "collectibles"! Worth looking into though, apparently the originals can go for $3000 !
    5. Vestaswind Vestaswind, 13 years ago
      I guess the big give away would be plastic. There should not be any plastic on it. I found a repro of the peddle fire truck at the thrift store. Hard as heck to tell, until I got to the rims, and they were a hard plastic. I hope it's a real one!
    6. toolate2 toolate2, 13 years ago
      Looks very plastic to me...
    7. REED, 13 years ago
      I've seen similar models like yours on e-bay..."all metal"...the only difference is the seat was molded into the body...It should be all metal, including the rims but of course the tires should be hard solid rubber...nice ride!
    8. vanskyock24 vanskyock24, 13 years ago
      yes the seat throws off the whole bike its not the right seat for sure
    9. rocker-sd rocker-sd, 13 years ago
      I believe what you have is a contempory air flow tricycle thats been left out in the weather. Google "Sky King Tricycle" and you will see what I am talking about.
    10. Rickster Rickster, 13 years ago
      check the bolt that holds the front fender. im sure you will find that its metric. also the sticker on the fender just don't look right as well as the seat. Local boke shop here has an original on display . it has a plain seat and theres no dark red around the white on the sticker. also the bolt that holds the fender to the front fork is painted red like the rest of the trike. The one they display has not been restored so it's not a repaint mistake
    11. Hedgewalker Hedgewalker, 12 years ago
    12. Jayson, 12 years ago
      That's the real deal, I have one in the shop, probably Grandpa cowboy-ed up the seat for his pride and joy grandchild. Nice find, and I'll probably never find another, and you need hand grips like I do.

      Enjoy this magical piece of history.
    13. Pop_abides Pop_abides, 12 years ago
      I'm not an expert like Jayson so I went to the experts and I think you will find it helpful :
      Enjoy the search, it's all about the chase !
    14. Edwin2, 3 years ago
      I live in England and have an original all metal one left by one of your Air Force Chaps. Unfortunately the Head light is missing, can anyone steer me towards finding a replacement. Regards. Ken Holmes
    15. RichmondLori RichmondLori, 3 years ago
      I agree about the seat - it looks girl where the bike looks (to me) 1950-1960 ish cowboy flyer - thats my memory....
    16. ROBtpick ROBtpick, 3 years ago
      That's the coolest tricycle ever.

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