Bikes I Picked up today, can't make them out

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Apr 15, 2013
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Here are a few photos of two of the bikes I picked up today, just having trouble figuring out what models they are.








In the 3rd photo on this hook at the rear wheel has the # 20x6 38554 I think the last digit is a 4, sadly the rear of the bike has been ran over, going to try to straighten it, can tell it had a tank at one time, red bike in the backgroud was a third bike I picked up with these.







2nd bike I have looked every where and just can't find any markings, does have New Departure Brake, 3's may be covered over in old paint. Is a skip tooth bike.
 
Apr 15, 2013
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Thanks Goys, :) I'll start with those and do some research, anyone think the first one is worth saving, going to take some work to straighten the rear of the frame.
 
Apr 15, 2013
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After googling those leads on the second bike I found a Peerless almost dead on and matching handle bar, sprockets a little different, my bikes missing nose plate has holes to the side like a Peerless would have.
 
Oct 20, 2007
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Try Rollfast and Hawthorne for the second one. The Synder built bikes would have been badged as one of those. Could have had a Peerless badge too, I'm not sure about those though.
 
Oct 20, 2007
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Stonie68 said:
I guess it comes down to which used a New Departure Sprocket Etc. or did they both?
Probably both, they were all made by Snyder and badged differently for whoever was selling it
 
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That Snyder should have the year stamped in reverse on the BB , so "94 EH" would be a 49. No one's really sure what the two letters stand for. That chainguard is from something else, and the chainring is a mystery, never seen anything like it on anything besides some 60s-70s huffys, which of course weren't skip tooth. -Adam
 
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Well I may strip down the paint, not sure yet if I want to but if I do I may find some painted over #'s, I've since found two more old bikes, one I know is a Schwinn with a high goose neck for the handle bar, others just a rusty frame and very wide rear fender, may make a interesting future build.