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Old 12-09-06, 09:26 AM   #1
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Old Magnet Semi-folder

Hi Everyone,

My neighbor left this for grabs and I'm going to donate it to a charity. Anyone have any idea what the value is so that the charity can get a fair price? It was made by Magnet in the Netherlands. The pedals and handlebars fold, but not the frame.
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Old 12-10-06, 11:40 AM   #2
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It's a beautifully unusual bike in terms of frame geometry and retro components. Looks like the sort of thing a collector might like but would leave the greater populace a little cold. I like it a lot especially the inverted headset and hubcap-style chain-ring cover.

Hard to say of it's worth - it's not a make I've come across before - why don't you do a nice write up for it on eBay and see what it gets? If it doesn't raise any interest you can always cancel the auction.
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Thanks Little Pixel,

I donated it to a local charity, but wanted to help them appraise it. It is cool though. I tuned it up before riding it over. Bit of a tank, but fun to ride. Even the light set works after all this time, and the rear light is on a wing. It's high modernist in design, must be from the late 50s.

Besides, if you don't know the value, I doubt anyone else out there does!
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