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Old 09-12-10, 07:57 PM   #1
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1935 Arnold Schwinn & Company Bicycle?

I am trying to determine what year my mother's bicycle was produced and what its current value is. I suspect she purchased it between 1930 and 1945.

The serial number is A7169.











I plan to sell this bike, but would appreciate any information on when it was produced, what its' value might be or where I could go to learn that, and what method of sale is most effective, i.e. ebay, craigslist etc.

Is it possible to ship a bike like this?

Thanks,

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Old 09-13-10, 02:41 PM   #2
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1935 Schiwinn

It appears to be a 1935 model.

http://www.trfindley.com/flschwinn_1...0/1935_01.html

Still trying to determine market value.
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I don't know how much you're looking for, but ebay is probably your best bet. I wouldn't be surprised if that bike went for $400 +. Good cosmetics, original headbadge, tank...there is definitely a market for those bikes.
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Found more information on the following forums:

http://thecabe.com/vbulletin/showthr...a-1935-Vintage

http://www.schwinnbike.com/usa/eng/f...ad.php?t=85432
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