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Old 09-09-12, 09:26 AM   #1
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1969 Western Flyer

I found a 1969 Western Flyer Fairway Flyer comfort bike. $40, wondering if it is worth cleaning up and reselling.
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Old 09-09-12, 04:18 PM   #2
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Ive seen a lot of that type of bike on eBay...best bet would be to go to eBay, advanced search and search completed auctions to see what they have been going for.

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I bought that bike (1969 Western Flyer Fairway Flyer comfort bike) for $37.77 cash and picked up locally. I am not sure I can sell bike as is and make any money off it. It is clean and has very little or no rust, I was wondering if I should sell parts off it and save the rest of the parts for the future. I might can sell the wheels and brake cables etc. It has a single gears 3 speed rear hub. Shiny wheel fender, handle bar have a twist shifter. Whats your thoughts?
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Not worth the effort to part out. Air up tires, and sell it as a complete bike, for $40 to $50 around here. Now if you plan to work on discount store level vintage 3 speeds in the future, sure, hang on to the parts.

In a hot market, you might get $100 for it. Red hot markets, maybe even more. Location, location, location.
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Old 09-17-12, 12:48 PM   #5
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I can't imagine parting would be worth the trouble. Could probably get $80 for it here, up to $125 if patient.

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