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Posted 6 years ago


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So someone decided to pitch this bike in the trash one day at work. I thought it looked cool and my dad is a serious rider so I thought it would be cool for him to restore. Everything seems to be original on it. Only thing for identification that I have found on it was a plate on the front that read "Hawthorne" and a shield that reads montgomery ward. The bike itself is red with a tan leather seat. I would love to know how old it is and what it would be worth as is and fixed up?

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  1. brian morris, 6 years ago
    I was just at a place here in AZ called All Bikes that has a 38 year old collection of bicycles and motorcycles... over 3 acres piled high... I asked about a 16 inch Hawthorne and he told me 300 bucks.. more than any other brand of similar type he had.
  2. Belknap Belknap, 6 years ago
    I would have to say prolly around the mid-40s, great find.
  3. Shalercwgrl, 6 years ago
    thanks guys. very helpful.
  4. BRIO, 6 years ago
    with the extra bar alot of times this is a tell sign that it is from the 50 era nice bike im looking at a jc higgins and it alot alike
  5. youngpicker96, 6 years ago
    i wish i could find stuff like that in the trash..

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