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Archived: General For Sale/Wanted







FOR SALE:   Older Schwinn posted by: Mark on 3/23/2002 at 9:14:25 AM
I just picked up this old stingray bike at an estate sale and was wondering if it was worth trying to sell or not. The serial# L344816 is by the rear axel. The bike is in real need of a complete restore, the seat post will not come out and it looks like at one time someone was trying to get it out and bent up the collar were the post goes in. I think the right person could fix it and you would never know it. The rims are in pretty bad shape, not bent but rusty. The rear hub has a red line running around it in the center and it looks in good shape. There are no fenders and it has a ten speed seat on it. Is there a market for this bike or should I give it to one of the kids that live around here ???Any help would be great.
Thanks.
Mark


   RE:FOR SALE:   Older Schwinn posted by Bikedude on 3/23/2002 at 4:12:03 PM
Is this post for real? If you give it to a neighborhood kid, make sure he realizes that you're giving him a first-year very collectible Stingray (Nov, '63). I won't venture on a value because there's too many variables. Missing the original seat and sissy bar would really hurt the value, plus that seat tube thing. Definitely a cool find though!

   RE:RE:FOR SALE:   Older Schwinn posted by Mark on 3/23/2002 at 7:23:30 PM
Bikedude,If I could get the seat post out the the tube is no problem,the coller that you use to tighten the seat post with would cover it up.Do you think that if I asked 75.00 for it I may be able to find a buyer??
Thanks.
Mark

   RE:RE:FOR SALE:   Older Schwinn posted by Mark on 3/23/2002 at 7:23:47 PM
Bikedude,If I could get the seat post out the the tube is no problem,the coller that you use to tighten the seat post with would cover it up.Do you think that if I asked 75.00 for it I may be able to find a buyer??
Thanks.
Mark






MISC:   coast king posted by: Ed Zaffina on 3/23/2002 at 6:15:40 AM
Does anyone know when and who made this bike?
Thanks Ed


   RE:MISC:   coast king posted by goob on 3/24/2002 at 12:39:29 AM
you might want to check the archives because they have been discuused sveral times in here. i can't answer your ? but do know they are a department store bike and don"t have a lot of value






FOR SALE:   f/s Stu Thomsen BMX, sig. posted by: Steve on 3/23/2002 at 4:03:28 AM
Bike is all orig. w/ nos correct era seat. 9 Plus cond.
Have pics to e-mail $220.00 shipped.







WANTED:   1960's Sears/Huffy Mainliner tank posted by: Bob on 3/22/2002 at 10:49:33 PM
I am just completing the restoration of my childhood bike, it is a Sears Mainliner, and I need the tank/light assembly. It had a chrome plastic bezel, dual headlights, and the switch was on the bottom. The bike is a 26" middleweight. (I took the tank off and threw it away when all my friends got stingrays...arrrggg!!)
Thanks in advance, and thanks to anybody I have already emailed with this request. If you would like to see photo's of the bike in 1966, and before and after pics of it now...please email me.
Thanks again
Bob







FOR SALE:   old bikes posted by: chris on 3/22/2002 at 10:32:42 PM
have three old bikes jc pennys a western flyer and a sears and roebeck all good shape make offer or ask ?? e mail me thank u.







WANTED:   Lightweight Vintage Mixte posted by: Peri Puckett Cubillo on 3/22/2002 at 3:29:41 PM
I'm looking to buy a lightweight vintage mixte or ladies cruiser bike or frame. Must have 26" wheels. Any sellers?







MISC:   Gote Siegel k3000 W. Germany posted by: Ralph on 3/21/2002 at 11:12:18 PM
Hello! I am not a collector but I am trying to find out some info on a bicycle. The tag on neck reads " DIN Gote Siegel Deutsche Wertarbeit West Germany" and it is labeled with a "K3000" Can anyone tell me age of the bike? and if it has any value????
Thanks,
Ralph







WANTED:    Avocet Cyclometer 20 posted by: Peter Voelker on 3/21/2002 at 3:36:02 AM
I just recieved a vintage trek in very good condition. I was astonished when i noticed it had a avocet cyclometer 20 on it the first computer made by avocet. It also had a few other pretty rare parts but i was wodering if anyone out there would haveany idea how much that computer would be worth these days. I even hav the original box it is in PRIME condition. Please E-mail me with any information. thank you







MISC:   WTT cond 8 green swingbike for stigray fastback or mantaray posted by: Eric on 3/20/2002 at 7:07:57 PM
Hi i have a all orig cond 8 swingbike green for trade towards a mantaray stingray or fastback,call me at 217 892 4000 central time before 10.00 central time for more info, thanks Eric.







FOR SALE:   Schwinn Voyageur 11.8 posted by: Stephanie Thomas on 3/20/2002 at 3:32:12 PM
Chrome Schwinn has been garage kept. Early 80's model.
Looking for a good home.







FOR SALE:   SHIRTS ECT. posted by: BRIAN on 3/20/2002 at 12:49:52 AM
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WANTED:   Chainwheel posted by: Randy on 3/19/2002 at 5:57:13 PM
I'm looking for a skip-tooth solid disk. Condition no factor. Please write me direct. Thanks


   RE:WANTED:   Chainwheel posted by rickey on 3/20/2002 at 12:43:06 AM
are you refuring to the front sprokrt if so i have one i have some skiptooth stuff n.o.s.






FOR SALE:   Moving sale posted by: Richard Wright on 3/19/2002 at 1:07:01 AM
Complete collection for sale. Over 70 classic bicycles many from the 1950s with lots of Schwinns. Highlights include His and Hers Schwinn Black Phantom (nice), Schwinn DX, Shelby Donald Duck, Huffy Coca Cola, and others. About 38 mens and 34 womens bicycles many with horn tank, balloon tires, front springer, rear carrier, and headlights. Even some with locking fork. Lots of spare parts; everything has to go. Entire collection only; will not part out. Valued at over 30K; priced to sell at 17.5K (negotiable). Serious inquiries to Billswon@aol.com


   RE:FOR SALE:   Moving sale posted by Gomer Owens on 3/19/2002 at 5:33:43 AM
I am interested in you black phantom schwinn bike---what do you want for It? and do you have a complete front fork asembly[ fork,spring.fork, lock, ect-] if so what do you want for it?
Where can I see your items that are for sale?

   RE:RE:FOR SALE:   Moving sale posted by Jim on 3/21/2002 at 3:35:10 AM
Can't you read Gomer? He is selling the "ENTIRE" collection only. That would mean that he isn't selling individual bikes or parts.






FOR SALE:   3 Raleigh 20" folders posted by: Ernie @ Bikes on Boundary - keeper of the bones on 3/18/2002 at 8:52:25 PM
Got 3 Raleigh 20's for sale, 2 of them running & complete in excellent condition, 3rd one[phillips] for parts only, frame is thrashed, everything else is available.
http://www3.telus.net/bikesatboundary/bikesonboundary.html


   RE:FOR SALE:   3 Raleigh 20 posted by Bruce Ayers on 5/3/2002 at 5:56:26 PM
Interested in buying entire lot.

Could you provide a more complete description.
Are they folding or non-folding ?

Thanks in advance for your response.






MISC:   information posted by: steve on 3/18/2002 at 7:18:40 PM
does anyone have any info on the estimated value/availability df a circa 1898 cresent shaft drive bycycle,ladies style appx. 90% complete . all shaft drive works, needs rubber on 28 inch tires.