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Posted by: Fred A TITLE: MISC:   1955 SCHWINN...model?????
I need some help. I purchased a mens cantilever framed 1955 Schwinn. It was spray bombed, but beneath the frame paint was bare metal, so no identifying decals. Fenders are not stainless steel, so it~s a lower model and has no clip for a tank. And of course the rims were bombed also, but I haven~t removed paint yet to see if it~s chrome or paint beneath. Grips are Schwinn script. Oh, and the saddle & original chain guard are missing. My question to you all is this...is there a web site that would show all of the 1955 models so I could begin a restoration and purchase correct color paint, decals, saddle and chain guard?
Thanks in advance!!!
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Posted by Fred A
Checked it out, and thanks! He~s posted a pile of catalogs (with each page individually scanned). Just type in on a search: 1955 SCHWINN CATALOG and the pages come up, going from 1951 to 1959. Tom if you~re reading this..........THANKS!!!
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Posted by ken
Fred, this came up on a search:
http://www.schwinnbike.com/heritage/showthread.php?t=53962
I didn~t try to sign in to see if what you want is there.
Tom Findlay, whose name appears on that site, is one of the real experts in the field and frequently contributes here.
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