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OLD OLD BIKE PULLED FROM SCRAP SHED - WHAT IS IT?

Discussion in 'BIKE I.D. & VALUATION QUESTIONS' started by DoubleL, Aug 18, 2014.

  1. DoubleL

    DoubleL Double L's Steel Crank'n Vintage Rustorations

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  2. DoubleL

    DoubleL Double L's Steel Crank'n Vintage Rustorations

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    Here is a prized find. A cool old skip-toothed bike. Missing a fork but otherwise something to consider re-building. Any ideas on make and model would be helpful. Thanks!
     
  3. LukeTheJoker

    LukeTheJoker Moderator

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    Looks early, and possible a tall frame too?

    Luke.
     
  4. DoubleL

    DoubleL Double L's Steel Crank'n Vintage Rustorations

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    DoubleL Double L's Steel Crank'n Vintage Rustorations

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    Detail of compass crank.
     
  6. ifitsfreeitsforme

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    That's neat.


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  7. Rat Rod

    Rat Rod Owner & Founder Head Honcho Moderator

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    Early Kastan? :21:
     
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    HA!
     
  9. DoubleL

    DoubleL Double L's Steel Crank'n Vintage Rustorations

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    Thanks...may be. I guess that is why head-badges are so cool to discover intact and virgin. (?)
     
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    DoubleL Double L's Steel Crank'n Vintage Rustorations

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    Just pulled up what I could on Kastan. looks like they only go back to 1986..way to recent for this frame. I think originally this had 28 inch wooden rims and was for a very tall person. the seat tube rises to 23 inches from crank housing . Top bar is 22 inches from seat stem to goose neck. Measurement on remaining front fork tong is 15 inches. From rear dropouts to neck is 39 inches.
     
  11. Rat Rod

    Rat Rod Owner & Founder Head Honcho Moderator

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    Just pulling your leg on that one. ;)
     
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  12. DoubleL

    DoubleL Double L's Steel Crank'n Vintage Rustorations

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    You pulled it good ! With so many makers at the turn of the 20th century ..heck, I thought it was something to check out! Looks like I learned something again.....I like it when that happens!
     

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