Elitest Murray Owner
Join Date: Apr 2006
Bikes: 1972 Columbia Tourist Expert III, Columbia Roadster
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Well, it's a low end American made 3 speed. I can't see what I need to see to determine the manufacturer, but as it was sold by Wards, it's probably a rollfast. Possibly Iverson (by the late 70s, I think they were made in the same factory). So likely not worth very much. However if you got him down to $25, then it'd most likely be worth it.
Also, try and check the frame alignment. Rollfast and Iverson were notorious for poorly aligned frames. I guess just eyeball it and see that it looks straight, and ride it and see that it doesn't try to pull to one side (and if it does pull, check to see that the front wheel is in straight before concluding the frame is out of whack).