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Stumbled into this ladies Monark that appears to have been fabbed by AS & Co. The steel identifier plate attached to the bottom bracket underside indicates a Model# 4418 and Serial# A6308162 and I'm not able to find much about it. A little help with the date and possible worth would be greatly appreciated. The rear hub is a New Departure, with a grease port and the front is a Bendix. Everything except the tires appears to be OE. Thanks!
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I've never heard of Schwinn building any of these for Monark. Do you have a pic of the mfg plate.

I think the alien pedestal fender lights are late 40s early 50s..
 

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Also take a good pic of the top of the light. There are certain trim pieces on those that can id the year range too.
 

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Get a good pic of the rear fender reflector and the trim piece down below it.
 

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The rims look different from what you typically see on Monarks. It's possible the wheelset isn't original, but hard to say.
 

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I thought you said AS&Co (Arnold Schwinn & Co) :D
The A S on the tank is probably just something a previous owner put on there.
 

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Judging from info on the CABE, the pedestal light was used from 1946-1949
 

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