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My Wife has a Red, Five Speed, Diamond Back Sand Streak, any possibilities someone can help with the serial number? as in what year? It kind of funky. F4 (then it has a backwards c) 388 (then it has a very small o) 92.
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Looks like 1984...I assume the backwards c is a partially struck number...if zero, that would probably make the month 03...march.

Does it look like these?

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Starting this to help ID bikes. This post will contain links to serial number datatbases, pictures and anything else that will help to ID your old bike. This will be a work in progress so PM me any info you have that may help. Most links will be for outside sites.

1. Find the serial number on the bike. Locations- under BB, dropouts, headtube, seatpost clamp.
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2. Look for a brand name on headbadge or chainguard. The brand name is not always the manufacture.
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3. Sometime looking at pictures or catalogs may help.
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4. Or look for characteristic on the bike to help find manufacture. Pics of dropouts, forks, badges, seat cluster
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I cannot find any information that matches the numbers I find except possibly the h may tell that it’s 1958?
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Looking for info on this bike. Maker and year, can't find a serial number on it. Bottom bracket is pretty rusty. Western Flyer badge which I know was CWC bikes but this one is different than the ones I have, frame wise, but the badge matches my '47. So I'm a little lost on this one.
 

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Looking for info on this bike. Maker and year, can't find a serial number on it. Bottom bracket is pretty rusty. Western Flyer badge which I know was CWC bikes but this one is different than the ones I have, frame wise, but the badge matches my '47. So I'm a little lost on this one.

Pretty sure it's a Huffman. I'm not sure when that land-speed graphic was used, but that's the key to dating it.
 

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Fits-sooner Huffman frame, made from '48 (possibly'47) to mid '50s. The serial will start with either #H or H#...the number being the last digit of the year. I'd guess '52-'54ish.

Western Flyer sourced from many manufacturers.
 
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For your bike Old Stuff, H is 1958, AMF made in Arkansas. The graphics and pinstripes are an indicator of late 50's too. Going by the number, it was made in early 1958.
 

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