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Vintage 1920s Schwinn Built Hibbard Motobike Cruiser Bicycle

28th March 1922 (No Comments)

Vintage 1920s Schwinn Built Hibbard Motobike Cruiser Bicycle

This Hibbard bike is a Deluxe Motorbike that was made by Arnold Schwinn & Company for the Hibbard, Spencer, Bartlett, and Company Hardware Stores. H.S.B& Co. was from from Chicago Illinois and had a long history in hardware and bicycles, from the mid late 1800s up past the Second world war. H.S.B. & Co. was also known to developed the True Value Hardware line that still exists today. Early Schwinn are not very common and this one with a Historic Hardware background makes this bike quite a find.

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Antique 1921 Pope Columbia Wood Wheel Archbar Roadster Bike

23rd October 1921 (No Comments)

Antique 1921 Pope Columbia Wood Wheel Archbar Roadster Bike

Vintage Columbia Archbar / Truss Bridge Bicycle made by Pope / Westfield Manufacturing. Columbia’s Description in 1921 was “The Columbia Archbar is another Westfield product made up to the same exacting requirements and quality standards that have made Columbia bicycles universally preferred and accepted as “Standard of the World”. Note the famous Columbia roadster type two-piece crank hanger and other important details of up-to-the minute equipment. The extra truss bar not only adds to the attractiveness of the mount, but gives additional strength where bending or fracture is likely to occur.”

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Antique 1920s Wards Hawthorne Flyer Wood Wheel MotorBike

19th April 1920 (No Comments)

Antique 1920s Wards Hawthorne Flyer Wood Wheel MotorBike

Mid 1920s Mead made Hawthorne Flyer Bicycle in Excellent Condition. This Beautiful Motorbike has high pressure tires & cad covered wood rims, all original parts in great working order, Amazing enough she could be ridden daily. Hawthorne was the brand name of bikes sold at Montgomery Wards Department Stores.

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Antique Columbia Westfield Ladies Safety Bicycle

11th March 1920 (No Comments)

Antique Columbia Westfield Ladies Safety Bicycle

This is an Antique, Columbia, Westfield Ladies Safety Bicycle with a Nice Cad Metal Covered Wooden Rims. She’s an Elegant, Old, Bicycle, Restored as Found with Patina intact. From My Research, I Believe it to be a Columbia Westfield and maybe Considered a Safety Bicycle from early 1900′s to the early 1930′s. The Seat Tube Decal is Pope Westfield Mfg.

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Antique 1919 Simmons Hardware Autocycle Wood Wheel Bicycle

17th January 1919 (No Comments)

Antique 1919 Simmons Hardware Autocycle Wood Wheel Bicycle

This Vintage 1919 Autocycle Motorbike was the Top of the Line Bike offered from the E. C. Simmons Hardware Stores. Simmons Hardware was founded by Edward Campbell Simmons in the 1870s in St. Louis, Missouri and grew to a highly successful nationwide hardware chain. Simmons hardware flourished up until 1922 when it was acquired by Winchester Repeating Arms Still Badged Simmons and then acquired by Shapleigh Hardware Company in 1940 Most Likely no longer Simmons but Badged Shapleigh. Simmons Hardware offered few different Bike models and parts to go with them. Some Later Simmons Bicycles were made by Colson Corporation, but this early one remains a mystery, to the best of my knowledge it is made by Michigan City Excelsior. Simmons was a well trusted hardware store and sold a lot of bikes that are unique with quality construction.

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