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    1984 Free Spirit Sears and Roebuck & Co. Bike worth?

    In 1984 I received a Free Spirit Sears and Roebuck & Co. bike for Christmas. It has never been restored with the original Sears and Roebuck sticker, seat, handle bars, etc. It has a number on the side of the bar that holds the handlebars: 502479880. There was another number on the other side but it was hard to see. There is also a number on the sticker 0984. I am having trouble uploading more photos but will keep trying. I was offered $500 as is. Is that reasonable?
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    If I were you, I'd take that $500 offer in a nanosecond. That's about $400 more than they're selling for on ebay.
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    Yes, if there is no sentamental attachment, take the money.
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    What Scooper said! Take that money and laugh all the way to the bank.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rosenboomk View Post
    I was offered $500 as is. Is that reasonable?
    Whoever offered you that is a moron. Take his money and RUN!!

    (Looks like a single speed women's cruiser in somewhat rough shape? I'd say value is around 20 bucks).

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    Quote Originally Posted by PatTheSlat View Post
    Whoever offered you that is a moron. Take his money and RUN!!

    (Looks like a single speed women's cruiser in somewhat rough shape? I'd say value is around 20 bucks).
    Could also be a thief setting up the OP for a burglary or mugging. $500 is not a real offer.
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    Always wanted to know who built bikes for Sears anyway?? Restoring one is plain hopeless!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DiabloScott View Post
    Could also be a thief setting up the OP for a burglary or mugging. $500 is not a real offer.
    Excellent point.
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    Offered $500 for a $15 bike? OK...
    Last edited by wrk101; 06-09-14 at 07:34 PM.

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    Moved to Appraisals from C & V.
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    Wonder what happened to the OP.
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    He's probably busy getting the bike boxed up to ship to a nice man in Nigeria.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CroMo Mike View Post
    He's probably busy getting the bike boxed up to ship to a nice man in Nigeria.
    LOL!
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