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1940 Schwinn Excelsior World Pre War Bicycle

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Beautiful vintage pre war Schwinn for the collector!

1940 Schwinn Excelsior World Pre War Bicycle

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You could be the proud owner of this vintage Schwinn Excelsior World bicycle. This bicycle was handmade in Chicago, IL in 1940. This bicycle features color matched front and rear fenders and classic cruiser handlebars. This bicycle is looking for a new home and could be yours.


This bike is in good original shape. The paint is fading with its fair share of scratches. The chrome is all chipped up and pitted. New Departure 2 speed Model "D" seems to function but we have not ridden bike to fully test. Front Schwinn hub. This bike seems to be all original and would make a great rider or addition to your collection. This bicycle appears to be ride-able, but we would recommend a tune up or safety check over by a qualified mechanic before riding.

This bicycle is being sold as is, please see photographs for details.


Seat tube - 19.5"
Top Tube - 21.75"
Bike Weight - 48lbs


Seatpost - Original
Saddle - Original
Stem - 60 mm Original
Handlebars- 18.5"
Headset - Original
Brake calipers - Coaster Brake
Shifters - New Departure 2 Speed
Rear derailleur - Internal Hub
Crankset - Original 6.5"
Pedals - Original
Hubs - New Departure Model "D" 2 speed. Front Schwinn stamped

Serial #D81876
Reference # 152296

Additional Information

Year 1940
Gender Womens
Color Red
Speeds 2 Speed
  • Made in USA!
  • Rare & Collectable
  • All Original
Frameset Steel
Components Schwinn
Drivetrain New Departure Model "D" 2 Speed
Manufacturer Schwinn
Decade 1940s
Country of Origin USA
Used or New Used
Can be seen at 640 W Washington
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