This auction is for a Vintage 1947 Schwinn Superior womens model in the deep red color. This all original bicycle is directly from the Schwinn Museum in Chicago. The only thing missing is the original fenders.
All chrome is in good shape but needs some shining/cleaning. No rust on the frame or fork. The graphics on this bike are in great shape including the headbadge.
Seat Tube (center to center) 19"
Seatpost - original straight post
Saddle - original black Schwinn Superior mattress style saddle, worn but rideable.
Stem - original steel quill stem
Handlebars - 23" north road style bars with black teardrop style grips (not original)
Headset - original
Brake Levers - Weinmann levers
Brake Calipers - Schwinn Built steel caliper, rear Schwinn hub brake
Crankset - Schwinn Superior cottered crank with AS&CO chainring
Pedals - original AS pedals
hubs - Schwinn Dural front hub, Schwinn Dural rear single speed hub (with freewheel) with drum brake
rims - Schwinn S6 steel rims,
tires - Schwinn Straight Side Sports Touring both, rideable, 26 x 1 3/8
Reference # 34478