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Old 04-04-07, 05:26 PM   #1
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old Japanese roadster

I just purchased an old Japanese roadster off of eBay.
It's a Marubishi, I've been told.
From the late '40s.
Supposedly war-booty.
Anyone know anything about this brand of bike?
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Old 04-04-07, 05:56 PM   #2
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That looks awesome. Nice score.
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Old 04-04-07, 06:40 PM   #3
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Nice.
I like that seat, would ask if you're selling it but it really should stay with the bike.
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Old 04-04-07, 07:45 PM   #4
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Nice.
I like that seat, would ask if you're selling it but it really should stay with the bike.
Can't sell it,the seat must stay with the bike - but here's a close-up photo for you:
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Old 04-05-07, 09:13 AM   #5
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Looks worn in like a vintage baseball mitt
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Old 04-05-07, 09:27 AM   #6
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Nice bike, something about that style that calls to me? Heres my Drei Stern before the cleaning and new tires, cant seem to part with it? =)





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Old 04-05-07, 09:36 AM   #7
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Gotta love than chainguard, too. Nice bike.
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Nice.
I like that seat, would ask if you're selling it but it really should stay with the bike.

Heres something very similiar, I had one, pretty cool saddle.

http://cgi.ebay.com/LEATHER-ANTIQUE-...QQcmdZViewItem
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Gotta love than chainguard, too. Nice bike.
Kinda looks like an old raliegh!?
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That is so cool , I like the lisence plate on the front fender. What was the question again? Long shot but Tokyo dmv run the plate
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