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Pretty certain that is a Schwinn.
My guess is that it is pre-1948 since it doesn't match the serial numbers for 48-52. Also, the fact that it is a skiptooth indicates it would be pre-48 .
 
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The rear facing dropouts signify pre 1946. Of the info I have collected about the earlier Schwinn, in 1938, the numbers went from O0200 to Z 99899. Up through 1942 was A through I numbers with wartime years not having any info. So my best guess is 1938.
 
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Pull the crank and look in the center for AS and two numbers. If the crank is original, it is a pretty accurate way of getting the year correct. The photo below from one of mine shows AS 37 which is 1937.

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Pull the crank and look in the center for AS and two numbers. If the crank is original, it is a pretty accurate way of getting the year correct. The photo below from one of mine shows AS 37 which is 1937.

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Thanks to everyone who has replied! This information was particularly helpful; my crank reads "11 37"
 

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