The Schwinn Phantom


The Schwinn Phantom was truly a classic and anyone who had one was the envy of the neighborhood. Today they are still desirable objects and the Phantom remains a collectors favorite and is probably the most restoed and treasured Schwinn around. Below you will find images and what Schwinn said about the Phantom in their catalogs year by year...

1950

1950 SCHWINN PHANTOM

RIDE THE BEST The Schwinn Phantom... The finest, most complete bicycle in the world.Luxury equipment,includes chrome fenders, Cycelack, spring fork, special colors, and many other outstanding Schwinn exclusive features. Don't miss this bicylce at your dealer. Ask to see Model B-17.

1952

1952 SCHWINN PHANTOM

THE SCHWINN PHANTOM! If you want the finest balloon-tired bike money can by, here it is. The most beautiful bike in the famous Schwinn line,the Phantom is champion of them all-with deluxe features and completed equipment to thrill the heart of every boy. *Sturdiest constrction,patented cantilever frame *Best quality fittings and equipment throughout *Beautifully finished in sparkling colors and chrome trimmings *Guaranteed against loss for one year--against defe As-Long-As-You-Own-It. You've never seen such a bike! Completed equipped with every accessory imaginable delight the eye of every youngster. Finest SChwinn craftsmanship throughout.The proudest achievement of three generations of experience in designing and building fine bicycles makes the Phantom the most wonderful bike in any boy can own! 26 inch boy's model. My new Phantom sure is a beauty-all the fellows say its the swellest-looking bike in town!".

1953

1953 SCHWINN PHANTOM

The schwinn Phantom! With complete equipment to thrill the heart of every boy! My new Phantom sure is a beauty-all the fellows say its the swellest-looking bike in town!". THE PHANTOM IS THE FINEST BALLOON-TIRED IN THE SCHWINN LINE! *Sturdiest construction,patented cantilever frame *Schwinn quality fittings and equipment throughout *finished in sparkling colors and chrome trimmings *Fully protected by the Famous Schwinn Guarantee You've never seen such a bike! Completed equipped with every accessory imaginable delight the eye of every youngster. Finest SChwinn craftsmanship throughout. The proudest achievement of three generations of experience in designing and building fine bicycles makes the Phantom the most wonderful bike in any boy can own!

1954

1954 SCHWINN PHANTOM

NOTHING IN THE WORLD LIKE IT! SCHWINN PHANTOM THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BIKE YOU CAN OWN! You've never seen such a bicycle! Completely equipped with every accessory imaginable to delight the eyes of every youngster. Includes Spring Fork, Cyclelock, stop and tail light, chrome trimmed tank, cantilever frame, white wall tires, genuine leather saddle, chrome fenders. 26-inch size-Boys B-19 24_inch size-Boys J-29 sure is a beauty all the fellows say its the swellest looking bike in town"! ONE YEAR THEFT PROTECTION-FREE!

1955

1955 SCHWINN PHANTOM

The Phantom is the most famous balloon-tired bicycle in the world, with beautiful styling and lavish equipment. The Cantilever frame, chrome-trimmed tank, spring fork, chrome fenders with built-in fenderlite and genuine leather saddle make the Phantom the best bike money can buy.
SPECIFICATIONS
FRAME- Schwinn balloon cantilever, girls balloon. FORK- Schwinn patented spring fork -- no Cycelock unless ordered extra. REAR HUB- Coaster brake. CARRIER - Streamlined -- no stop and tail light unless ordered extra. FENDERS- Chrome plated, extra wide. SADDLE- Deluxe, top grain leather. RIMS- Schwinn tubular S-2, chrome. TIRES- Schwin Typhoon whitewall. COLORS- Red with black trim, black with red trim, green with black trim; also two-two tone blue on girls model only.
MODELS
Shipping Weight lbs. BOYS GIRLS SIZE DESCRIPTION BOYS/GIRLS B19 B69 26-inch Phantom 67 / 67

1956

1956 SCHWINN PHANTOM

PHANTOM Most beatiful bike in the world! Spring fork, chrome trimmed tank with electric horn, chrome fenders, built-in fenderlite, genuine leather saddle, whitewall tires. Boys and Girls 26" models. COLORS: red with black trim, black with red trim, green with black trim-also two-tone blue in girls model only.

1957

1957 SCHWINN PHANTOM

PHANTOM- A breath-taking beauty of a bike! *balloon tired model with all these luxury features *spring fork *chrome fenders *built-in felderlite *chrome trimmed tank with electric horn *genuine leather saddle *whitewall tires *boys 26" Model *COLORS: Black with red trim * Red or Green with black trim.

1959

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1959 SCHWINN PHANTOM

PHANTOM DELUXE SPRING FORK
MOST FAMOUS BALLOON MODEL-

a perennial. Features; Spring fork, Schwinn Cantilever frame, tank with horn, built-in Schwinn Fenderlite, two tone colors, extra-wide chrome fenders, rear carrier, whitewall balloon tires, large saddle. Coaster brake only.
PHANTOM MODELS FOR BOYS Shpg. No. Size Description Wt, Lbs. B19-1 26 inch Coaster (Mark IV) 62 See page 30 for other coaster brakes, equipment options and how to order.

COLOR:
Radiant Red and Black, Radiant Green and Black and Red.
ALL SPECIFICATIONS SUBJUECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE