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Are these worth anything?

Old 05-04-20, 02:22 PM
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Are these worth anything?

Posting for a friend at work. He says they are about 50 years old.





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Old 05-06-20, 02:43 PM
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No replies so far. I am not really familiar with the US market - perhaps they have some nostalgia value there - but in Europe I do not think there is any value. Crude, department store level bikes that need a lot of work. Garden ornaments at best.
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Old 05-07-20, 02:51 PM
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The girls frames also tend to attract much less attention from collectors than the boys frames do.
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I sold one just like the blue/white one... not refurbished, straight out of a barn. It also had a rear paperboy Wald metal rack. Some lady bought it to use as “yard art” as a planter..

I got $65 for it.
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I'm pretty sure the second one has some value being a BF Goodrich. Girls bikes aren't an easy sell but that one is probably 50s and with white rims and complete is attractive. I would ask about them here https://thecabe.com/forum/ Valuations are not really given there but will help you price. The red could be a few hundred.
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Old 05-07-20, 06:02 PM
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Old 05-08-20, 08:29 AM
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Actually they look very nice. Sad that they are for girls, but if cleaned I think you can sell them for around 70$
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Old 05-08-20, 11:57 AM
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I would say there worth around $75-100 piece. If you check on ebay the older Raliegh licences plates are likely worth something also you see stuff like this selling for $20-50 at bigger swap meats.
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Old 05-09-20, 08:43 PM
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Those bikes have value as decorative items. Consider advertising & selling them to people interested in using them for display. You could turn one of those into a mailbox. Put it out in the front yard & plant a tree on it. Turn it into a wind vane. Make it into a windchime. I don't know. Just sell the damn thing. Forget about what it means to you. Let go. Be good. Have fun.
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Old 05-11-20, 08:35 AM
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As stated before those Raleigh license plates are pretty cool. Would look real good hanging up in a garage!
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