1953 SCHWINN SPITFIRE 24" LADIES VINTAGE BALLOON TIRE BICYCLE HORNET B6 DX 50S For Sale


1953 SCHWINN SPITFIRE 24

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1953 SCHWINN SPITFIRE 24" LADIES VINTAGE BALLOON TIRE BICYCLE HORNET B6 DX 50S:
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1953 SCHWINN SPITFIRE 24" LADIES VINTAGE BALLOON TIRE BICYCLE HORNET B6 DX 50S!

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Here is an original VINTAGE (I believe Sept 1st 1953. The serial number is A51572) ladies SCHWINN SPITFIRE beach cruiser bicycle with 24" wheels. Hard to find and a great bike to restore, display, or use it for its hard to find parts! If you like COOL unrestored original bikes, this may be a great bike for you. With the insanely high price of gas (and the economy being bad) now is the time to ride a cool vintage bike!

*This bike has a cool ladies original Chicago built cruiser style frame and forks, large Schwinn Spitfire head badge, Schwinn Spitfire chainguard, vintage cruiser style seat, (has wear) "AS" (Arnold Schwinn) seat post clamp, wide cruiser handlebars, newer hand grips, full fenders, (have dents) slightly newer pedals, and more! This one has that cool unrestored look that people LOVE these days!
Add up the value of the balloon tire wheels, fenders, headbadge, and it exceeds the value of the whole bike! Great if you have a boys/mens bike you would like to build and get a fair deal on the parts!

*The tires are 24x2.125". They are vintage tires and do hold air. The bike has painted wheels/rims front and rear (I believe painted S2?) with a New Departure rear hub!

*The bike is an original SINGLE SPEED with coaster brakes. (pedal slightly backwards to stop the bike)

*DIMENSIONS The distance from the floor to the top of the seat post clamp is approx 25". The distance from the center of the crank to the top of the seat post clamp is approx 17". The center of the handlebar stem to the center of the seat post is approx 20". The bike will accommodate most any rider comfortably. The seat height is easy to adjust.

*NOTED FLAWS I got this one just like you see it. Bike was obviously repainted long ago. The chrome is shiney but is not perfect show quality. Both wheels have a slight wobble when you spin them. (most every used bike out there seem to) A cool CHiCAGO USA made Schwinn! Ride it, restore it, display it, or use it for its hard to find parts! This one will turn some heads on the street, in the park, or at the campground! If you click on any of the pics they get very large to show lots of detail. Please take a look at all pics for exact condition and email with any questions before you offer.

*This appears to be a fairly nice original unmolested bicycle unless otherwise noted. A great bike to ride on relaxing days through the park or to the beach. Also would be a nice item to display in a shop, restaurant, rec room, sports bar, etc. Stand out from the crowd and be the envy of people who see you riding by. People will enjoy seeing you on your vintage bike! A great classic bike at a great price

*Why not ride a bike? You will live longer, feel better, and save $$$ vs of the insanely high cost of gasoline. If you are looking for a fun bike to ride and enjoy this may be it! A nice bike to cruise the beach or your local park! Priced way less than a dime store bike that wont be around 5 years from now, much less 30+ years like this one! Please give this bike a good home and DON'T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY! Classic bikes are very cool because not everyone on the block has one! People love to see and talk about and ride these classic bikes! They are more popular now than ever before!

*This may be a great Birthday or other special holiday gift for someone! It is never too soon to think ahead and get someone something they may really like!! This starts reasonably with ABSOLUTELY so offer early and don't miss out! These are getting to be hard to find in any condition and to my knowledge, have not been reproduced.

*Sold as is simply because it is used. I try my very best to describe as accurately as possible and disclose anything I am aware of about the bike. PLEASE NOTE that many of the bikes I list have listed have been in long term storage and have not been regularly ridden in a while.(not a bad thing) They may need standard tuning, greasing, may have old tires, surface rust etc. I try to be as honest as possible and never want to disappoint anyone. If you have any questions regarding any specific things concerning the bike, please feel feel to ASK via emali before you offer. Keep in mind you are offerding on a 30+ year old bike that is not a brand new bicycle so it may need minor tuning, cables or cable adjustment, if tires are original, they may or may not have sidewall cracks, etc. I try to be as honest as I can and disclose anything I know about the bike. I want you to be happy with your new vintage purchase but please understand the bike may need some tlc to be road ready.

*By offerding please understand that you are purchasing a used bicycle that may or may not need tlc. If I notice an issue, I always try to note it in the sale listing. I want you to be excited about your new bike and hope you really enjoy your new vintage ride for years to come. Be sure to check out all pics and email with any questions you may have before you offer regarding condition, mechanical items, etc.

*NOTE REGARDING SHIPPING YOUR BIKE Your bike will be partially disassembled and shipped to you in a factory bicycle box. We try our best to package the bicycles carefully to avoid any unnecessary damage caused in transit however, scratches etc are possible to happen in transit which we have no control over once shipped. We try to package well so the bike arrives to you in the same condition as it left us.

*SHIPPING COSTS: Fed Ex, USPS, as well as UPS have recently raised their shipping rates due to the higher cost of fuel. Sorry for the slight increase in shipping costs.

*PLEASE NOTE, I WILL NO LONGER BE SHIPPING FULL SIZE BIKES OUTSIDE OF THE USA. This is due to the high cost of shipping and customs. If you are anywhere outside the lower 48 States including Alaska, Hawaii, or Puerto Rico contact me before you offer as shipping will cost more. Fed Ex just increased the rates. I can ship to AK, HI, or PR for approx $199.95. This is a 10+ day service and includes packing. This i the best deal I can get to ship to these locations. Please do not offer if this is unacceptable. I always try to keep things as reasonable as I can. If you have a friend or family member in the lower 48 states, I can ship to them for the amount stated in the listing. THANK YOU!

*I have lots of other rare bicycles, bike parts and bike accessories, as well as vintage car parts and unique items on sale this week! Check them out! Combine items to save yourself $$$ on shipping! Email with any questions you may have.

Payment and Shipping

PAYMENT TERMS:

Paypal is 's accepted form of payment. Items are shipped every Tuesday and every Friday. Payments received by Monday generally ship on Tuesday. Payments received after generally ship on Friday.


SHIPPING TERMS:

SHIPPING TIME I ship bikes on Tuesdays and Fridays via Fed Ex. Generally, if I receive your payment by 1 pm central time on Monday, it allows me enough time to get your bike to the shop for packing and to ship along with the Tuesday AM shipment. If I receive your payment by 1 pm central time on Thursday, it gives enough time to have it packed and ship Friday AM. If paid after that time, please expect it to go out with the next shipment. (Wisconsin residents ONLY add 5.5% sales tax.)


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