Posted by: Brad in Greenacres, FL TITLE: FOR SALE: 1963 Columbia Thunderbolt (girls)
I just picked up an old 1963 Columbia Thunderbolt (S/N # M598399) from a CraigsList ad here locally in South Florida. It appears to be pretty much all original. It has a blue/white Messinger seat, Mattatuck coaster brake hub, Front - Kelly Springfield Explorer W/W tire (26 x 1.75), the rear tire is a Sears Allstate Safety tread #50200 B/W (26 x 1.75) It was a deep auqa blue when new. It looks like someone painted it with some beige house paint years ago. It has a battery frame tank and a dual headlight up front. Some sort of ornament is attached to the front fender. It has all the hardware that came with it as can be seen from the pictures. I~m probably going to sell it or part it out depending on what sort of responses I get. If anyone is interested please contact me.
Posted by Shelby
So I just came across your post. I also just bought a ~63 Thunderbolt and suspect we have the same color. Thing is, mine came with an original all white seat, and I kind of had my heart seat on the blue and white seat. Are you still selling pieces of the bike, and do you still have the seat? The Flickr photos weren~t there, just thought I~d check. Thanks!
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