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I’d never even heard of these bikes until I saw this one. It’s pretty darn nice. I think the chrome will clean up great and the paint is very nice. I found it on the cheap cheap, so I had to pull the the trigger on it.
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She's a good looking girl. Any idea how old she is?
Best I can tell, they were produced in the 90’s. I believe the frame is actually Huffy built. I’ve got a Huffy Santa Fe that I’m going to drag out and compare. It has the large bottom tube and the same threaded bungs in the seat tube for a bottom holder.

I’m not sure what I’m going to do with it. This is my 2nd creampuff Murray this week.:)
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I’d never even heard of these bikes until I saw this one. It’s pretty darn nice. I think the chrome will clean up great and the paint is very nice. I found it on the cheap cheap, so I had to pull the the trigger on it. View attachment 125234 View attachment 125235 View attachment 125236
My son got the same bike off our neighbor who's 80 years old. He said he got it from his uncle years ago who said he got it in 1942. Is this bike really that old or was he mistaken? Any way to find out the date? It has a plate with where it was made, serial number and a phone number. Is it worth much, my son was thinking of selling it.
 
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My son got the same bike off our neighbor who's 80 years old. He said he got it from his uncle years ago who said he got it in 1942. Is this bike really that old or was he mistaken? Any way to find out the date? It has a plate with where it was made, serial number and a phone number. Is it worth much, my son was thinking of selling it.
With the big frame tubes I'd say it's ~1998 or later, probably ~2000. Somewhere on it there is probably a Pacific Cycles, or made in China, sticker (2000+)...if not, it probably says assembled in USA. If it says assembled, probably '98 or '99.
 

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