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Jan 26, 2012 18:25:08 PST
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Last updated on  Jan 25, 2012 18:51:04 PST  View all revisions
ATTENTION ALL SCHWINN and vintage bike fans!  Up for auction is this rare / vintage 1947 Schwinn DX EXCELSIOR bicycle.  The pictures don't really do this bike justice.  This bike is immaculate.  The paint and chrome is perfect.  All blemishes are very minor and hardly noticeable.  However, detailed pics can be provided upon request.  Below is a detailed description of the bike:

-1947 Schwinn DX Excelsior (Serial # can be provided upon request)

-Frame, Fork, Chain Guard, Crank (all POWDER COATED gloss black!)

-S2 Wheels (POWDER COATED in gloss black!) Disassembled, media blasted, and re-laced with 14 guage stainless steel spokes.  Also given new rim liners and heavy duty inner tubes.

-Fenders, Rack, and Front Light were sprayed in an automotive grade enamel and clear coated

-Schwinn DX Tank and Horn Unit:  Reproduction purchased from Maple Island Sales LLC

-Front Schwinn Script Hub:  Polished and NOS axle/bearings/races/nuts were installed.  Race surfaces were polished, and the hub was greased with high temp synthetic grease and reassembled

-Rear New Departure skip tooth Hub:  disassembled and cleaned.  Heavy duty brass clutch kit was installed after all the clutches were individually smoothed and polished with 1600 grit sand paper.  Then it
                                                       was all polished and greased with high temp synthetic grease prior to reassembly

-Pedals:  NOS set of 70's era small diamond stingray/krate pedals, but the black pedal blocks were swapped out for a NOS set of vintage RED Torrington pedal blocks

-Chain:  NOS Brand new Diamond Brand 1 inch pitch skip tooth chain with master link

-Chainring:  Skiptooth, re-chromed by Proctors Metal Refinishing

-Headset:  Built up using vintage heavy duty lower cups (Schwinn part number: 2509) for both the upper and lower cup.  Headset bearings were NOS (Schwinn part number: 2557) polished.  Lower
                bearing Race had the dark brown coloring as it was a factory hardened type.  Upper crown race was re-chromed AS Stamped.  Upper Lock Nut was also re-chromed.

-Stem:  Re-chromed with AS Stamped neck and handlebar Bolt

-Seatpost:  Schwinn Script Stamped

-Bottom Bracket:  Schwinn Script Stamped bearing cups

-Dog Leg Crank

-Persons Seat

-Grips:  NOS Schwinn Script

-Front Light is a reproduction converted to LED

-Rear Light is a modified reflector to match the other 2 on the fender and has also been converted to LED

I've tried to cover every aspect of this bike, but please feel free to contact me with any questions.  Shipping will be done by FEDEX and will come in 2 boxes that should total $120.00.  I have packed and shipped numerous bikes without any problems.  So bid with confidence.  NOTE:  IF SHIPPING IS LESS THAN $120.00, THE REMAINDER WILL BE REFUNDED AFTER SHIPMENT.

SERIOUS BIDDERS ONLY PLEASE.  Paypal ONLY.  Shipping to US ONLY (lower 48).

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