Picked up these bikes this weekend and need some ID and Value help

Discussion in 'BIKE I.D. & VALUATION QUESTIONS' started by FatTriGuy, Apr 16, 2018.

  1. FatTriGuy

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    I know most of the bikes except for the painted blue bike. It has an art deco chain guard.

    The Western Flyer has a great looking decal.

    I am a bike charity, so I flip bikes to make money for our local Relay for Life. If you could help with a value, that would be appreciated, thanks!
     

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  2. RustySprockets

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    Huffy maybe? That would be my guess. Is it a juvenile bike? It looks a little undersized.
     
  3. RustyGold

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    I'm somewhat kinda pretty sure the painted blue bike is a Shelby...though, as RustyS states, it is probably a juvenile which is throwing off the proportions for me, which is why I'm only somewhat kinda pretty sure :grin:.

    Chainring looks Shelby, as well,
    Jason
     
  4. RustyGold

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    I'm intrigued most by the Western Flyer...it appears to be Raleigh built, I'd be curious as to the year (should be a date stamped on the rear hub). Not from a value point of view, because British bikes don't tend to sell for a lot here...but, because it may be one of the oldest Raleighs I've seen in that style.

    Jason

    Edit...not as old as I thought and not Raleigh...yet. Looks to be around a '58 and was part of the BCC conglomeration.
     
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  5. Wildcat

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    I think the blue one is a Ross (Chain bike corp).
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  6. RustyGold

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    Nailed it. That's probably why the Shelby I was thinking of buying at the Iron Ranch show for cheap didn't sell...it probably wasn't a Shelby :grin:.

    Jason
     
  7. RustyGold

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    This mish-mash of parts was being sold as a Shelby...

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    ...I found it unattractive, but I keep my eyes open for a Shelby as that is my younger daughter's name :). At $125 I couldn't understand why it wasn't being bought (Monark springer would justify ~$75). Now it makes sense...I was probably the only person there that didn't know it was a Ross :grin:.

    Jason
     
  8. RustySprockets

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    Boom! Wildcat nails it.
     
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