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Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 04-20-16, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Hummer
Canadian model Rally. Probably 1981. The entry...

Canadian model Rally. Probably 1981. The entry level Nishiki.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 04-20-16, 10:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 457
Posted By Hummer
1986 Monterey (not the SL model). Tange 900...

1986 Monterey (not the SL model). Tange 900 Double Butted.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-10-16, 10:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,329
Posted By Hummer
The "S" in the serial number is for December not...

The "S" in the serial number is for December not September.

The catalogue is prepared and printed early on. Often there are production line variations from the catalogue for any number of...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 03-28-16, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By Hummer
I think oddjob2 is correct on the M46 model. The...

I think oddjob2 is correct on the M46 model. The decals look to be 1983, which matches the date of the fork. The 1983 model had Huret derailleurs.

The wheel set is not original, as all the dates...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-28-16, 10:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,531
Posted By Hummer
Kuwahara New Port 1987. Ishiwata Triple Butted...

Kuwahara New Port 1987. Ishiwata Triple Butted CrMo. The script font for the model name is 1987. The colour scheme is New Port.

The other paint scheme that year was steel blue w/grey fork and...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-27-16, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By Hummer
The white labels on Peugeots have a unique number...

The white labels on Peugeots have a unique number that can be used to identify the bicycle, the bicycle serial number. It is not the frame serial number. There is usually a frame serial number...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-27-16, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By Hummer
Colours of the 1987 Stanley Cup Champion Edmonton...

Colours of the 1987 Stanley Cup Champion Edmonton Oilers.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 03-26-16, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By Hummer
The serial number is from a Taiwan frame...

The serial number is from a Taiwan frame manufacturer, probably "TH" = Taiwan Hodaka. The 86 is for the year of manufacture and the 06 is for the month. In Canada, there are several department...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-26-16, 12:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,219
Posted By Hummer
Some KHS Turbo frames in the early 1980s where...

Some KHS Turbo frames in the early 1980s where built by Miki of Sakai Japan. THe serial number will be underneath the Bottom Bracket shell.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 03-14-16, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By Hummer
Hello xxlbigguy, Welcome to the forums. ...

Hello xxlbigguy,

Welcome to the forums.

Proctor brand name was hand built by High Country Sports, Edmonton, Alberta. From what I have read frame builders included: Brad Proctor, Bob...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 03-14-16, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 662
Posted By Hummer
You are welcome. Thanks for originally posting...

You are welcome. Thanks for originally posting your bicycle pictures and posing the question.

We finally "Got Smart", about this bicycle.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-12-16, 04:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,636
Posted By Hummer
Hi since6, I think you have an Order...

Hi since6,

I think you have an Order Nishiki Professional (ONP). The frame was ordered from Nishiki and the groupo of your choice was added to the frame after delivery.

The serial number...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 03-12-16, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 662
Posted By Hummer
Kynast of West Germany

@hariharan85 (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=366152), I found another Kontroll Nr.

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-vZVlJ0mjpts/Uq3m3e-QjgI/AAAAAAAACk0/xKJCanLdW3k/s1600/IMG_1585.jpg
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Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 03-11-16, 03:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 560
Posted By Hummer
Hi Daytona955, welcome to the forum. ...

Hi Daytona955,

welcome to the forum.

The seat tube decal at the bottom: Made in Taiwan or Japan?

Did you locate the serial number on the frame?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-11-16, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 439
Posted By Hummer
Hi comet319, belated welcome to the forum....

Hi comet319,

belated welcome to the forum. Sometimes it takes a while to find things. I don't know where in the world you are but the headbadge is Australian.

The headbadge is Graecross...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 03-06-16, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 273
Posted By Hummer
Hi Wayne, getting information for you is...

Hi Wayne,

getting information for you is difficult without pictures. The Hillman that I know:

Hillman Cycles, 44 Grantham St., West Brunswick, Victoria, Australia.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-05-16, 04:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,125
Posted By Hummer
Capped or chrome? The aforementioned Fuji...

Capped or chrome?

The aforementioned Fuji models could also be found with chrome capped fork crowns. The caps only came mid-way down the crown, so the crown was not entirely hidden.

I...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-04-16, 09:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,125
Posted By Hummer
Hi @leigh_c88...

Hi @leigh_c88 (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=432003),

here is my kick at the cat. There are no pictures of the whole frame, head tube and lugs, seat tub lugs. So It is difficult to...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-23-16, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1,585
Views: 351,282
Posted By Hummer
Parabolous The serial number can be decoded...

Parabolous

The serial number can be decoded for the year of frame manufacture. Probably starts with "KB" or KC".

The decals and layout look to be 1982 model year.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-23-16, 09:30 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 18,972
Posted By Hummer
Ab's Hardware

No longer in business.

505997
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-19-16, 01:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,679
Posted By Hummer
The closest reference I could find to 1930s...

The closest reference I could find to 1930s Hercules is this 1940 poster. The closest bicycle to yours is the Model "O" Racer. But your bicycle looks older, as you have noted.
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-19-16, 01:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 561
Posted By Hummer
Hello unclefalcon, welcome to the...

Hello unclefalcon,

welcome to the forum.

I am like you. When I find a bicycle I am curious to know more about it, even if it is of no particular value or quality.

It is difficult...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-19-16, 10:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 620
Posted By Hummer
Nice bicycle for a Tweed Ride. I have a 1956...

Nice bicycle for a Tweed Ride. I have a 1956 Hercules Harlequin that needs restoration. It is very similar to your Rudge.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-14-16, 09:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 835
Posted By Hummer
A 1979 Taiwan Schwinn :the World Sport model,...

A 1979 Taiwan Schwinn :the World Sport model, frame made by Giant. But there may have been other models with Taiwan frames.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 02-09-16, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 623
Posted By Hummer
devio, from the frame decals I can see...

devio,

from the frame decals I can see that your Apollo has Kuwahara tubing. Therefore it is probably a MK IV model, not a MK VI model. The serial number will be on the lower seat tube,...
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