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Arnold Schwinn Balloon Tire Bicycle

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Some cool parts and pieces, but this Schwinn needs some love.

Arnold Schwinn Balloon Tire Bicycle

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This is a Vintage 1951 Schwinn balloon tire bicycle.  This bike is missing quite a bit of original parts. 
Notice that the mid-tube has a slight bend in it - similar to a Standard D-13 or a Spitfire.
Skiptooth drivetrain. 

This bike has forward facing dropouts, no kickstand, and a removable seatpost binder clamp.
This Schwinn was made on January 16, 1951 in Chicago IL.
Missing the original fenders, chainguard, handlebar, seat, and pedals.
The black fenders are in ok shape, but have a few scratches and dents.  The chrome chainguard, although its not original, is in ok.
The green paint is not quite original.

Seat Tube 18"
Top Tube 22"
Stand-over Height - about 30"
Seatpost - straight steel post
Saddle - not original - black and white mattress style saddle
Stem - original steel quill stem
Handlebars - 21" wide bar, not much chrome left, tourist bar - not original and no grips
Crankset - original 1 piece dropforged steel with skiptooth 5 heart chainring
Pedals - newer block style pedals,  4"wiide blocks - not original
hubs - New Departure Model D rear hub, Schwinn script front hub
rims - original cream painted steel balloon tire rims, 26", with 2 black pinstripes

Serial #H027067
Reference #22812

Additional Information

Manufacturer Schwinn
Color Green
Country of Origin USA
Used or New Used
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