Re: [CR] bike identification on Ebay and forgetful signoff

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Date: Sat, 4 Apr 2009 23:52:06 -0500
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Subject: Re: [CR] bike identification on Ebay and forgetful signoff

On Sat, April 4, 2009 11:56 am, wrote:
> I'm pretty sure that that is a 1939-1949 Paramount track bike with lat er
> era components on it. I know where a pristine '39 mount track bike ca n
> be had for $3K.

Keith Kessel Shreveport,La. USA
> On Sat, April 4, 2009 7:14 am, Tom Hayes wrote:
>> Anyone know what the following bike is that is posted on Ebay:
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>> it em=330318364205
>> The seller refers to it as a Frankenbike (wasn't that the name for
>> Franklin
>> mountain bikes also?), and in the auction shown, that's a fairly apt n me
>> for it with all those scars and chips. The person also makes
>> allusions to it as a Schwinn of some sort, including the possibility o f
>> it being a 1930's--at least an early version--of the Paramount track.
>> It appears to
>> have the Schwinn yellow color, but it is difficult to tell much becaus e
>> the photos are not terribly good (which, for me, however, builds
>> confidence to find photos worse than mine.)
>> Cheers.
>> Tom Hayes
>> Chagrin Falls, Ohio USA