I just met with a guy this morning who is selling his collection of vintage and atique cruiser bikes. He's got around 50 bikes various makes, models, and conditions. I've attached a few pictures of the lot but you can't seem much detail but it give you a general idea...
he wants $150 per bike which I think is out of the question... but he needs cash ASAP.
I know vintage road bikes but have less experience / interest in the old cruisers. Is there a vintage cruiser market either on ebay or another venue? My motivation would be to flip the majority of the bikes and keep a select few for my own collections. I would not want to get into fully restoring the lot.
Any thoughts are appreciated... especially on what to pay on a per bike basis for the lot.
Here is the sellers description... 50 Classic bikes, Most of them are skip tooth cruisers. Several Schwinn's, many are two speeds. There are a few road bikes. Most of the bicycles are in average condition some are rough some are nice. I am only interested in selling the whole lot. Price is $150 each, for a total of $7500. There are a few rough ones that may be worth less than 150 but the majority are worth close to double. Several Shelby's several Schwinn's several Roll Fasts etc.... the majority are Men's cruisers but some are Woman's. Serious inquires only please. Possible trades, send pictures. Again I am not interested in selling single bikes, the whole collection only.
Keyword: Skiptooth, skip tooth, Schwinn, Shelby, roll fast, huffy, Huffman, Hiawatha, Firestone, Raleigh, trek, specialized, old, classic, antique, custom, project, collection
Let me know what you think...