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Can Anyone Tell Me More About This Very Old Saddle?

Old 08-28-16, 12:19 AM
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Can Anyone Tell Me More About This Very Old Saddle?

Fresh from the farm. I just found this old bicycle saddle. Can anyone help me with the time period and possible maker of this saddle? Approximate value would be appreciated as well. I am new to bicycles, so any help would be appreciated.





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Old 08-28-16, 12:24 AM
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I got also curious, because if that saddle has any value, my grandmothers attic is gold mine.
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Old 08-28-16, 01:59 AM
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I suggest that you post it on the CABE (Classic Antique Bicycle Exchange) I would be surprised if someone couldn't give you the info you seek. The Classic and Antique Bicycle Exchange
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I got also curious, because if that saddle has any value, my grandmothers attic is gold mine.
Let's see some pictures of your grand mother's attic contents, please. I love that sort of thing. I might add that I also have an attic and stuff goes up there every now and then.
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Old 08-28-16, 06:22 AM
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I do not visit her old house that often, I can promise pictures only in a few months
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Big help might be a Pic of the bike it came from.
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Old 08-28-16, 08:06 AM
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Could be from an early motorcycle with all the probable travel in the springs.
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Old 08-28-16, 11:30 AM
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Pre-war almost certaily, but of a style common both here and in Europe (up/down springs, front pivot loop, leather hammock). Not worth much outside of that as a curio in the condition it's in, though.
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I found it in a 1915 catalog. Thanks everyone.

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Perusing eBay completed listings I'll guess $20-30 if the frame is salvageable.
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