I need help with alittle more info on this bike. There's not much literature out there I've found. I've already read sheldonbrowns take on these bikes but that didn't really tell me much. I believe the SMD on the top tube is for Submariner, but i'm not 100% sure. I would also like to know the year of the bike. The serial number on the bottom of the bottom bracket reads: L783479 and the Kabuki headbadge has the number: 6557 stamped on it. There is also a number on the back of the pedal stems of 77 just under the work Japan. The bike has stickers indicating its stainless steel frame with Hi Tensile fork. The brakes are Dia-Compe, the rear derailer says Suntour Tluxe, the front derailer says Compe-V and the wheels say Araya, the tires are 27 1 1/4.
I'm in the process of restoring/cleaning the bike up, replacing cables, tires & tubes and the handlebar tape. The frame has some paint chips on it, but the decals are in pretty good shape and overall the bike will clean up nice. I have heard there's something of a cult-following on these bikes. I'm wanting to eventually sell it, but not sure what it's worth (or where to start the price at).
Any help would be appreciated. Hopefully this link to pics of the bike works: