The Schwinn Wasp

The Schwinn Wasp was made between 1954 to 1964. This page provides year by year images and information quoted from Schwinn catalogs

1954

A brisk riding beauty with the Exclusive Schwinn Cantilever frame!
Fine quality construction features make this unequipped model idea for utility or pleasure riding where ruggged dependability is important.Boys model has potented Cantilever frame.
26-inch size--BOYS D-22,GIRLS D-62
24-inch size--BOYS J-22,GIRLS J-72
20-inch size--BOYS J-32,GIRLS J-82

1955

Boys 26-inch Model D12
Cantilever frame construction and quality equipment make the Wasp an ideal choice for those who want the best in a standard balloon-tired bike.Here's top performance and sturdy dependability at a reasonable price.
SPECIFICATIONS
FRAME-boys balloon cantilever,girls ballon. FORK-Forged. RIMS-schwinn tubular S2,chrome. TIRES-schwinn typhoon. COLORS-Opal red,blue or green;also black enamel.
MODELS
BOYS GIRLS SIZE DESCRIPTION BOYS GIRLS
D12 D62 26-inch wasp 58 57
J22 J72 24-inch wasp 50 50
SOLD ONLY BY FRANCHISED SCHWINN DEALERS

1956

WASP- Fine quality construction features make this standard unequipped model idea for utility or pleasure riding where sturdy dependability is important Boys model has patented cantilever frame.Boys and girls 26" and 24" models.
Colors: opal red,blue or green;also black enamel.

1957

Bikes are wonderful for out door exersice to built god health-and you'll love thier smooth easy ride!"
WASP - handsome heavy duty model of the schwinn line with baloon tires. sturdy construction and dependability plus famous schwinn quality features throughout *boys 26" model
*COLORS: Opalescent red,blue or green-also black enamel.

1959

TOP-QUALITY,HEAVY DUTY BALLOON MODEL WASP BALLOON
IDEAL HEAVY DUTY BIKE- for newspaper route work,messenger or delivery service-or for boys who give their bikes unusually hard use. May be ordered with truss rods,heavy-gauge spokes,heavy duty knock-out hubs and the other special equipment.Features:Schwinn Cantilever frame,forged fork,Schwinn tubulat chrome rims,balloon tires,Radiant colors. coasters brake only.
WASP MODELS FOR BOYS
NO. SIZE DESPCRIPTION Shpg.Wt.,lbs.
B12-1 26 inch Coaster (Mark IV) 53
COLORS: Radiant Red,Blue,Green:Black.
SPECIFICATION
B12-1 26"COASTER DESCRIPTION PART NO. Frame 1921 Fork 2000 Heas Bearing set 2576 Handlebar Stem 7516 Handlebar 7800 Handlebar Grips 7915 Saddle 7142 Fender-Front 5000 Fender-Rear 5200 Chain Guard 5801 Kickstand Schwinn Crank 6001 Pedals 6519 Hub-Front 4901 HUb-Rear Mark IV 4853 Rims 3904 Spokes-Front 3700 Spokes-Rear 3701 Tires 3013 Reflector 5614

1960

1960 schwinn wasp

BALLOON TIRES! HEAVY DUTY! CANTILEVER FRAME!
26" coaster brake....$56.95
Specially designed fr heavy duty utility use...often called the "news boy's special". Extra built -in strength to carry the load with trouble free endurance.26" x 2 1/2 balloon tires. Radiant red,black.

1961

1961 schwinn wasp

BALLOON TIRES! HEAVY DUTY! CANTILEVER FRAME!
26"2-speed...........$66.95
26" coaster brake....$56.95
Specially designed fr heavy duty utility use...often called the "news boy's special". Extra built -in strength to carry the load with trouble free endurance.26" x 2 1/8 balloon tires.Radiant red,black.
The Newsboy's Special Schwinn Wasp
Heavy-duty balloon-tired bike fr work, Messenger or delivery service.May be ordered with struss rods,heavy gauge spokes,heavy-duty hubs.
NO. SIZE. DESCRIPTION lbs. B12 26 inch Wasp 58
COLORS:Radiant Red,Black.
SPECIFICATION
FRAME: schwinn cantilever frame. FORK: Schwinn forged. CRANK SET: One piece,drop forged. BACKSTAND: Built-in BRAKE: coaster RIMS: Chrome tubular TIRES: 26" x 2 1/8" Schwinn Typhoon

1962

1962 schwinn wasp

NEWBOY'S SPECIAL! BALLOON TIRED! HEAVY DUTY MODEL!
26"COASTER BRAKE-B12 $56.95
26"AUTOMATIC 2-SPEED- B12 $66.95
26"HEAVY DUTY-COASTER B14 $66.95
26"HEAVY DUTY-AUTOMATIC SPEED-B14 $76.95
Perfect for newsboys or delivery service.Heavy duty model includes 120 gauge spokes, heavy duty front hub and saddle.
Radiant,Red or Black enamel.

1963

1963 schwinn wasp

The Newsboy's Special
SCHWINN QUALITY FEATURES
*American-made coaster brake *26"x2 1/8" Schwinn Typhoon tires *Sturdy Schwinn Cantilever frame *Chrome truss rods
Extra sturdy balloon-tired bike for work,messenger or delivery service...first choice for newsboys. Also offered in special heavy-duty model with heavy-duty front hub...heavy 120 gauge spokes...NO.7000 heavy-duty saddle.
DESCRIPTION Wt.lbs. price
Wasp American-made 53 $56.95
Coster Brake 54 $66.95
Heavy-Duty Wasp, American-made coaster brake 59 $66.95
Heavy-Duty,Automatic 2-speed 60 $76.95
COLORS: Flamboyant Red,Black OPTIONAL AT EXTRA COST:chrome plated spring fork.$6.75... knobby tires,$4.50..Thorn-resisting tubex,$2.00

1964

1964 schwinn wasp

SCHWINN DELIVERY BIKES...ideal for low-priced,economical delivery service for drug stores, delicatessens,markets,news agencies and others,Specially made with extra strength frame and heavy duty equipment.


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