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    Posted 9 years ago

    jcopello
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    Purchased at a garage sale, ran the serial number and its dated September 28Th, 1959. Everything was painted over so I am curious on what model it is. After stripping the paint off I found that the fenders, chain guard and frame all were matching original color. Saddle is a Brooks B33 or possibly an earlier Wright. If you have any information or knowledge about this bike it would be greatly appreciated!

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    1. DMK678 DMK678, 9 years ago
      N-Ice.. !!!!
      Thanks 4 Sharing.
    2. toolate2 toolate2, 9 years ago
      It's a Schwinn B6 model. You're missing the fender light and the seat and "Lowrider" rims aren't original but it's still a very cool old bike! Congrats!! Oh, that stem bolt isn't right either...
    3. toolate2 toolate2, 9 years ago
      I think your date may be wrong though... http://www.re-cycle.com/History/Schwinn/SwnB_Serial.aspx
    4. jcopello, 9 years ago
      the serial number of the bike is j934057 and according to recycle that translates to
      09/24/59 ------------------ J932349 ------------------- J935852

      i believe the stem bolt is off of a Schwinn runabout, and I'm dying for someone to take those wheels off my hands
    5. tterrag7991, 9 years ago
      its been rat roded

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