prewar



  1. bikesnbuses

    SOLD 1941 Columbia lightweight with New Departure 2 speed Local pick up in RI

    1941 Lightweight Columbia with what looks like a factory paint-over of black on a chrome fork? Torrington #8 pedals. Unsure if rear hub is a D or DD..as there is rust on the stamping ..seat is crusty,but for some reason I feel like I have a decent one that I will give with bike if found :D I...
  2. bikesnbuses

    Parting out rare 1936 Hawthorne Zep deluxe prewar

    Now a part out.. Rack,chainguard,reflector and seat all SOLD I WILL be posting parts/prices in a few hours It comes with the parts: Zep fined light,no lens Trussrods Correct rack reflector Extra crank Better fenders(original Ones are badly rusted on ends) Kickstand I do not have a key...
  3. bikesnbuses

    SOLD Bicycle T shirt lot ! 7 shirts . 1 New (but washed) mostly used ,mostly XL (on the small side)

    Cleaning out my closet What you see is what you get ..5 XL and 1 L The Schwinn Aerocycle and Pee Wee shirt have minor rips Rollfast shirt is new and a few only worn once Asking $60 for all 7 shirts shipped in the USA Yesterday at 5:34 PM Add bookmark #1 Cleaning out...
  4. bikesnbuses

    SOLD Prewar accessory Elgin Hawthorne battery case pod

    Good used condition, uncleaned super solid. (It hangs from frame top bar) Has "melted" old rubber tape residue? On bottom side. I believe that I have the rubber wire hole grommet. For your prewar accessory light or horn. Asking $55 shipped in the USA obo Asking $55 shipped in USA obo
  5. bikesnbuses

    WTB needed 1940 1941 era Snyder built Hawthorne All American parts; Aluminum truss rod , chainguard

    As stated, Im looking for parts for my original paint Hawthorne,a 1940/41 Fall/winter Catalog All American. Im looking for 1 ALUMINUM 26" boys truss rod . stabilizer bar,etc.I will buy a SET if you have 2/ pair..In almost ANY condition..Mine is broken in half(MISSING half) Im also looking for...
  6. bikesnbuses

    SOLD Prewar Persons reflector No. 219 331 337 Tombstone red glass reflectors palooza !

    7 different condition original aluminum and steel bodied Person's glass reflector for your balloon tire bike , 331 Tombstone reflectors F and D are the lesser ones in the lot as they have more serious damage to the aluminum(see pics) I will GLADLY offer a discount for multiple...
  7. bikesnbuses

    SOLD Sweet original plating / finish 26" wheel prewar rear drop stand dropstand

    I bought this for my original paint Elgin Miss America for a condition upgrade but it is not correct for it and I dont need it for another bicycle Asking $87 shipped in the USA obo
  8. Tyberius

    Pre war / Prewar bits wanted

    Howdy! Newbie to RRB but have a small collection of mostly patina bikes. Big into original condition. Will be working on my first true rat this winter but was interested in a few pieces of pre war bits for some of my other rides: -Some turn of the century TOC pedals for my c1900 Kenwood wooden...
  9. kirkpatrick

    SOLD Pre-War Hawthorne

    Been having this for a while, never got around to messing with it so it’s gotta go. Over never even ridden it, slapped it together out the box and been in the shed since. Would make a nice rider with a little love. WILL have to be gone through to cruise, definitely could use a good servicing (so...
  10. Flying Zombie

    SOLD '39 Elgin Twin Bar

    https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/39-elgin-twin-bar.155277/ Normally I post a full fledged ad here specifically, but I'm on time crunches and minutes count right now. It's on the Cabe and explained piece by piece with FULL pictorial in vast detail. Any questions, interest.. comments.. feel...
  11. bikesnbuses

    SOLD F/S or trade for listed items; BOYS Monark Silver King aluminum fork

    Original prewar boys 24" wheel Monark Silver fork with 6 1/2" steel head tube Asking $150 shipped in the USA or possible trade for a nice Delta Roadblaster "Rooster" horn or will trade towards a complete (Or at least lever/hub) New Departure front brake hub.. These are the only items Im looking...
  12. Rat_Poison

    Wanted, Prewar Schwinn Frame

    Good morning everybody, I am currently looking for a prewar Schwinn frame. If you have one for sale please message me back with pics and prices I’d greatly appreciate it. I live in NY so shopping would be to 11967 Thanks in advance and happy holidays.
  13. Flying Zombie

    Cross Brace Bars!!

    And what's attached to them! (Both Bike and Accessories!) :bigboss:
  14. Flying Zombie

    Could be a ...?

    Hey Fellas! I made a pretty decent pick-up recently for a Zenith Badged Prewar, however WITH that one, came a pretty neat 20" 50's Schwinn wearing a Monark Deluxe guard a GEM of a Prewar 20" Skiptooth that I have almost absolute certainty is a Cleveland Welding, according to not only Daniel...
  15. Scribble

    RRBBO13 Lucky 13 - She's Done

    Well here is my entry, 1938-41 Elgin Twin-Bar. I'll get some more detailed photos of my parts pile posted up soon. This is just going to be a classic Scribbles restomod, all I've done since getting it was collecting as many original parts I could get my hands on.
  16. STEZELL

    SOLD 1935 Shelby Flying Cloud

    1935 Shelby Flying Cloud 26" camelback balloon tire bicycle with an NOS McCauley tank is the only thing I added, New Departure W front and New Departure D rear, triple step wheels with Goodyear studded tires, straight raingutter fenders, with a ridable seat. The pinch bolt for the seat post is...
  17. bikesnbuses

    SOLD!!!!!!!!!!!!! Trade RARE 1935 Steelcraft Chevrolet Chief pedalcar for prewar boys bike etc

    Im putting this rare prewar pedalcar up for sale or trade.It is now complete with a reproduction headlight bezel(Original lens is just plastic). The reproduction bezel will need some trimming and work to look identical to the original in my opinion. It does have the original headlight battery...
  18. Critter1

    Schwinn Model B or C frame; prewar

    Looking for another prewar Schwinn B or C model, frame only, with the straight down tube. Same as my Critter build; which was a 1936 B-model.
  19. bikesnbuses

    SOLD Nice aluminum prewar art deco Torringon stem

    Uncleaned/unpolished original Torrington stem for your prewar Elgin bike.Slight scratch/gouge on the underside where it rubbed against the headset. Asking $75 shipped in the USA obo. Or possible trade for parts I need...
  20. bikesnbuses

    SOLD Original paint Prewar 38/39 Hawthorne ladies curved seatpost TWIN headlights !

    I bought this bike for my wife but between health and other projects time to simplify a little..I bought a GREAT Monark for her from tech549 that didnt need much going through,so Im offering this rare COMPLETE bike up for sale. I believe its a late 38/39 ,I have better/upgraded...