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Old 10-26-16, 06:37 PM
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1940's Hercules...worth?

I bought this 1940's Hercules from my neighbor who got it when he was stationed in England. This bike was originally owned and ridden by a Scottish Police officer. Cool thing... It has a generator in the front hub that runs the lights. Not sure if it works but I am told it does. It is all original but for the kick stand which was added by the neighbor. I would like to sell it but I have no idea of it's value. Can anyone help me out?
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Old 10-26-16, 07:22 PM
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I had that same bike a couple of decades ago. There's no textbook value; it depends where you live, time of year, your astrological sign etc. Between $150 and $350?

I paid $50 but I had to swap out the herc chainwheel. Too saw-toothed.
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In my rural area I could get $100 - $125 as is; double that cleaned and serviced.
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We are in East Texas now. Not much interest here (; wrong kinda saddle Will be moving back to cali where I think folks there have a better appreciation. Since I won't be retiring on the sales of it I'll enjoy it myself awhile longer, she's a looker.
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