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Royce Union. What's it worth, if any?

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Old 11-08-18, 01:01 PM
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Royce Union. What's it worth, if any?

hi everybody im new here and this my first post and i.m hoping I can get some information I just finished helping my neighbor clean out here garage and she has 1 Royce union that was made in japan and on the bottom of the tag it saids ( anno-1904 ) not that the bike looks like it was made then but just curious because she saids that the bike was given to her from her parents when she was 17 and she's 73 now.my question is is this bike worth anything and of cause its a females bike..appreciate any information in this matter....johnny
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Though not sure what model you have but a few Royce Union bicycles have come my way, over the years. They were all entry level and value would range between $75 to $150, depending on area and state of repair. Sorry, but this is the best picture I have of those old bikes...
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yeah that's the same bike the bike is not in perfect shape but looks just like the picture except it has an air pump attached to the lower pipe I would put a picture of it but have to figure out how too..there are 2 other ones we pulled out the garage that the front tag says made in japan and what looks like the word ( some ) above made in japan..any information on those..??? johnny
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Japanese 3 speeds tend to be worth less than the English ones, and women style worth even less. Since you don't list your location, I won't guess. But in my market, a womens Royce Union Japanese 3 speed would be worth about nothing. Maybe $25. When I get them, I donate them as its not worth the trouble to handle buyers.

Collectors are not attracted to Royce Union as it tended to show up at department stores.

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ok buddy I really appreciate you help I was just thinking they probably worth something since they were so old...thanks again ...johnny
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yeah that's the same bike the bike is not in perfect shape but looks just like the picture except it has an air pump attached to the lower pipe I would put a picture of it but have to figure out how too..there are 2 other ones we pulled out the garage that the front tag says made in japan and what looks like the word ( some ) above made in japan..any information on those..??? johnny
Sounds like you are talking about Soma? Does the badge look like this? If so, they could be nicer bikes depending on the model. Are there any more markings? You should be able to post photos once you have written 10 comments. You could just go around saying "nice bike!" to people until you have 10 comments, then come back and post your photos.

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