21st February 1940 ()
The 1940 Schwinn Ace Hollywood Ballooner Bicycle was The Cats Meow of Ladies Bikes for Schwinn and at Top of The Line having Unmatched Styling and Beauty. This Bicycle had the First Year Production of The Train Light and the Last Year of the Hanging Arnold Schwinn Wing Design Tank.
This Hollywood has a Beautiful AS Schwinn Winged Design on the Hanging Tank with a Working Horn. The Bike has an Early Prewar AS Razor Stem and Wide Torrington Handle Bars with Schwinn Cream Teardrop Grips. This Particular Hollywood is Ace Badged “ACE” and Has “ACE” printed on top of the Down tube. It has a Working Train Light with the Original Lens and Cover. The Bike has an AS Springer Fork and a Nice Leather Prewar Deluxe Messenger Saddle. It has an Early Deluxe 4 Hole Sprocket and Dogleg Crank with Torrington Pedals. This is a Full-Size Ladies Adult Bicycle with Big 26″ x 2.125″ Ballooner Tires. This Hollywood is what Schwinn Considered their 18″ Model Hollywood. The Wheels are Rebuilt and Trued Prewar Drop Center Wheels with a New Front Departure Hub and A Morrow Coaster Brake in Back. Wheels have New Black Wall Goodyear Pattern tires.
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