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1938 Schwinn Catalog

Original text and images of the 1938 Schwinn sales brochure. The text below, including the prices, are as written in 1938.
1938 schwinn cover

Schwinn - Built

Featuring the Schwinn Knee Action Spring Fork Schwinn
Fore Wheel Brake and The Cycelock Bicycles

ARNOLD, SCHWINN and COMPANY
Chicago, Illinois

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ARNOLD, SCHWINN and Co.

Introduces... The Schwinn Knee-Action Spring Fork

A Revolutionary Improvement in Riding Comfort! Every Demonstration a SALE!

Another startlingly new, necessary and practical Schwinn feature.
This fork will be a bigger sales producer than the Schwinn Fore Wheel Brake, the Cycelock or the Ballon tire.
Mr. Dealer: Can you afford to be without this sales stimulating business gettter in 1938?
Get on the band wagon NOW and benefit by This and Other Exclusive Schwinn Features.
Order a sample from your jobber today!

Conceived, Designed, Engineered, Manufactured and Guaranteed by
ARNOLD, SCHWINN and COMPANY
Chicago, Illinois

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The Schwinn Fore-Wheel Brake

An automotive type brake on the front hub, giving velvety smooth braking or instantaneous stop in emergency.
Thousands of these brakes are now in use, and every bicycle should be equipped with one. Safety in traffic demads it.

Automotive type internal expanding aluminum alloy brake shoes molded raybestos brake lining excess braking surface area thumb Screw brake adjustment - No wrenches chrome plated handlebar hand lever schwinn dust and water-proof control cable casing dust-proof hub bearings with grease retainers separate adjusting cone locknut bearing adjustment not disturbed by wheel removal.

The Fore-Wheel brake is available on all 24" and 26" wheels, balloon models.

THE FINAL SOLUTION OF THE BICYCLE THEFT PROBLEM


The Cycelock

A yale lock built into the steel drop-forged front fork crown which locks the fork and front wheel at a slight angle so that the bicycle cannot be ridden the wheeled.

An exclusive patented Schwinn feature and available in all models including Spring Fork and Double Duty Fork.
A very low theft insurance rate can be secured on Schwinn-built Bicycles equipped with the Cycelock.

The Cycelock helps sell Bicycles.

Model B707

1938 schwinn b707

The New Auto-Cycle De Luxe


Frame:

Model B706 - 16 inch
Model B707 - 18 inch
Model B708 - 20 inch

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The rear stays are brought forward in a graceful sweeping are to the lower front bar just below the frame head, forming a load carrying truss between rear axle and forward loading point of the frame.

Double Duty Fork:The front fork sides of the new Schwinn double duty fork are double tapered tubes which else in graceful ares from the axle to the yoke at top of frame head, eliminating bending strain from fork stem and doubling fork strength.
Tires: 26 x 2 1/8" cord balloon. Gillette, U.S., Goodrich, Goodyear. Black and White tires at usual extra.
Tank: New streamlined design, containing horn and battery tray.
Saddle: Schwinn, full floating.
Handlebars: Chromium, all wiring concealed in handlebars.
Handlebar Stem: Schwinn, double adjustment, genuine drop forging and steel tubing. Unbreakable.
Speedometer: New, accurate, dial electrically illiminated.
Instrument panel handlebar brace: Housing the speedometer, horn button and dial illumintaing button. Fully adjustable.
Pedals: Highest grade, rubber.
Guards: Unusually wide and deep. Crescent shaped and enameled and striped to match. Gothic style enameled guards, optional. Bright aluminum Gothic style guards at extra cost.
Rims: Schwinn, beaded deep drop center, chromium finish.
Coaster Brake: New Departure, Morrow or Musselman.
Carrier: Schwinn, new design, chromium plated, streamlined, heavy duty, high-power reflective button.
Side Stand: Convenient, non-rattlinh, improved appearance.
Reflector: Famous Stimsonite 3" reflector in chromium plated housing on rear guard.
Safety Fender Ornament: Bright metal, aerial bomb design, with high power reflective button.
Electrical Equipment: Appropritely equipped with the finest chromium plated headlight with switch conveniently located on top of the tank.
Dual Headlights: Chromium plated, powerful, better road lighting.
Horn Unit: Concealed in tank, Deep toned.
Chain Guard: Schwinn, chromium plated. Standard equipment.
Color: Black with ivory trim. Optional dark red with ivory, or blue with ivory.
Cycelock: At usual extra. If wanted, plave letter L before model symbol.
Fore Wheel Brake: At usual extra. If wanted, specify on order.
Spring Fork: Extra. If wanted in place of Double Duty Fork, specify on order.
See price list for these extras.

If the New Auto-Cycle model is wanted without the speedometer and spedoeter housing brace bar, but with standard brace bar (all other specifications remaining the same), designate as follows:

A706-16 inch
A707-18 inch
A708-20 inch

Model B607

1938 schwinn b607

The New Auto-Cycle

Frame:

Model B606 - 16 inch
Model B607 - 18 inch
Model B608 - 20 inch

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The rear stays are brought forward in a graceful sweeping are to the lower front bar just below the frame head, forming a load carrying truss between rear axle and forward loading point of the frame.

Double Duty Fork:The front fork sides of the new Schwinn double duty fork are double tapered tubes which else in graceful ares from the axle to the yoke at top of frame head, eliminating bending strain from fork stem and doubling fork strength.
Tank: New design, which, with the streamline frame, gives the low sweeping lines of motorcycle design. Houses new horn and clips to hold heavy duty long life LANTERN battery.
Tires: 26 x 2 1/8" cord balloon. Gillette, U.S., Goodrich, Goodyear.
Saddle: Mesinger De Luxe, sponge rubber.
Handlebars: Chromium braced, with large rubber grips.
Handlebar Stem: New Schwinn improved, fully chromium plated, guaranteed.
Pedals: No. 77 Persons, No. 10 Torrington.
Guards: 3 1/2" Crescent, enameled to match, and beautifully striped. Gothic style enameled guards, optional. Bright aluminum Gothic style guards at extra cost.
Rims - Schwinn: deep drop center, chromium finish.
Coaster Brake: New Departure, Morrow or Musselman.
Luggage Carrier: Stamped steel, special Schwinn design, enameled. Chromium finishat extra cost.
Side Stand: Easily operated, eliminates rattling and strain on guard.
Rear Reflector: Stimsonite safety reflector, 1 3/8" diameter.
Electrical Equipment: Appropritely equipped with the finest chromium plated headlight with switch conveniently located on top of the tank.
Horn: Schwinn new concealed, located in tank, improved horn button on handlebar, with wiring concealed.
Chain Guard: Schwinn, chromium finish.
Color: Black with ivory trim. Optional dark red with ivory, or blue with ivory.
Cycelock: At usual extra. If wanted, plave letter L before model symbol.
Fore Wheel Brake: At usual extra. If wanted, specify on order.
Spring Fork: Extra. If wanted in place of Double Duty Fork, specify on order.
See price list for these extras.

Model B507

1938 schwinn b507

The New Auto-Cycle (Unequipped)

Frame:
Model B506 - 16 inch
Model B507 - 18 inch
Model B508 - 20 inch

Model B507
This model may be converted into a Heavy Duty bicycle at small additional cost. The combination of the Cantilever frame as double duty fork together with 105 or 120 gauge spokes, heavy duty tires and knockout hub makes an excetionally strange bicycle.

The rear stays are brought forward in a graceful sweeping are to the lower front bar just below the frame head, forming a load carrying truss between rear axle and forward loading point of the frame.

Double Duty Fork: The front fork sides of the new Schwinn double duty fork are double tapered tubes which else in graceful ares from the axle to the yoke at top of frame head, eliminating bending strain from fork stem and doubling fork strength.
Tires: 26 x 2 1/8" cord balloon. Gillette, U.S., Goodrich, Goodyear.
Saddle: Mesinger De Luxe, sponge rubber.
Handlebars: Chromium braced, with large rubber grips.
Handlebar Stem: New Schwinn improved, fully chromium plated, guaranteed.
Pedals: No. 77 Persons, No. 10 Torrington.
Guards: 3 1/2" Crescent, enameled to match, and beautifully striped. Gothic style enameled guards, optional. Bright aluminum Gothic style guards at extra cost.
Rims - Schwinn: deep drop center, chromium finish.
Coaster Brake: New Departure, Morrow or Musselman.
Side Stand: Easily operated, eliminates rattling and strain on guard.
Rear Reflector: Stimsonite safety reflector, 1 3/4" diameter.
Chain Guard: Schwinn, chromium finish.
Color: Black with ivory trim. Optional dark red with ivory, or blue with ivory.
Cycelock: At usual extra. If wanted, plave letter L before model symbol.
Fore Wheel Brake: At usual extra. If wanted, specify on order.
Spring Fork: Extra. If wanted in place of Double Duty Fork, specify on order.
See price list for these extras.

ARNOLD, SCHWINN and COMPANY

Model BA1D7

1938 schwinn ba1d7

The Motorbike De luxe

Frame:
Model BA1D6 - 16 inch
Model BA1D7 - 18 inch
Model BA1D8 - 20 inch

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Tank: A wider, rounded tank, which, with the streamline frame, gives the low sweeping lines of motorcycle design. Houses new horn and clips to hold heavy duty long life LANTERN battery.
Tires: 26 x 2 1/8" cord balloon. Gillette, U.S., Goodrich, Goodyear.
Saddle: Mesinger De Luxe, sponge rubber.
Handlebars: Chromium braced, with large rubber grips.
Handlebar Stem: New Schwinn improved, fully chromium plated, guaranteed.
Pedals: No. 77 Persons, No. 10 Torrington.
Guards: 3 1/2" Crescent, enameled to match, and beautifully striped. Gothic style enameled guards, optional. Bright aluminum Gothic style guards at extra cost.
Rims - Schwinn: deep drop center, chromium finish.
Coaster Brake: New Departure, Morrow or Musselman.
Luggage Carrier: Stamped steel, special SCHWINN design, enameled. Chromium finish at extra cost.
Side Stand: Easily operated, eliminates rattling and strain on guard.
Rear Reflector: Stimsonite safety reflector, 1 3/4" diameter.
Electrical Equipment: Appropriately equipped with the finest chromium plated headlight with switch conveniently located on top of the tank.
Horn: SCHWINN new concealed, located in tank, improved horn button on handlebar, with wiring concealed.
Chain Guard: Schwinn, chromium finish.
Color: Black with ivory trim. Optional dark red with ivory, or blue with ivory.
Cycelock: At usual extra. If wanted, plave letter L before model symbol.
Fore Wheel Brake, Spring Fork and Double Duty ForkL: At usual extra. If wanted, specify on order.
See price list for these extras.

Model BA307

1938 schwinn hollywood

The Hollywood

Frame:
Model BA306 - 16 inch
Model BA307 - 18 inch
Model BA308 - 20 inch

Model BA307
This fully equipped model met with such enthusiastic approval last year that we are continuing it this year with several improvement. It is the finest ladies bicycle produced in America. Spring Fork not available on this model.
New streamlined with truss fork.
Tank: New design, streamlined, housinghorn and clips to hold heavy duty long life LANTERN battery.
Tires: 26 x 2 1/8" cord balloon. Gillette, U.S., Goodrich, Goodyear.
Saddle: Ladies' sponge rubber, Mesinger De Luxe.
Handlebars: Chromium finish, with rubber grips.
Handlebar Stem: New Schwinn improved, fully chromium plated, guaranteed.
Pedals: No. 11 Torrington.
Guards: 3 1/2" Crescent, enameled to match, and beautifully striped. Gothic style enameled guards, optional. Bright aluminum Gothic style guards at extra cost.
Rims - Schwinn: deep drop center, chromium finish.
Side Stand: Easily operated, eliminates rattling and strain on guard.
Coaster Brake: New Departure, Morrow or Musselman.
Rear Reflector: Stimsonite safety reflector, 1 3/4" diameter.
Equipment: Equipped as illustrated, with chromium plated fender light, new improved horn button and concealed writing.
Chain Guard: Schwinn, chromium finish.
Color: Black with ivory trim. Optional dark red with ivory, or blue with ivory.
Cycelock: At usual extra. If wanted, place letter L before model symbol.
Fore Wheel Brake: At usual extra.
This model cannot be equipped with the Spring Fork, or Double Duty Fork.

ARNOLD, SCHWINN and COMPANY

Model BA97

1938 schwinn ba97

The Double Roadster

Frame:
Model BA96 - 16 inch
Model BA97 - 18 inch
Model BA98 - 20 inch

Curved lower front hab- truss fork.

The spring fork the Schwinn Knee Action spring fork on any model will turn many sale in your favor, beacause its value is immediately opponent and it can be demonstrated on the show room floor.

Tires: 26 x 2 1/8" cord balloon. Gillette, U.S., Goodrich, Goodyear.
Saddle: Mesinger De Luxe, sponge rubber.
Handlebars: Chromium braced, with large rubber grips.
Handlebar Stem: New Schwinn improved, fully chromium plated, guaranteed.
Pedals: No. 77 Persons, No. 10 Torrington.
Guards: 3 1/2" Crescent, enameled to match, and beautifully striped. Gothic style enameled guards, optional. Bright aluminum Gothic style guards at extra cost.
Rims - Schwinn: deep drop center, chromium finish.
Coaster Brake: New Departure, Morrow or Musselman.
Side Stand: Easily operated, eliminates rattling and strain on guard.
Rear Reflector: Stimsonite safety reflector, 1 3/4" diameter.
Chain Guard: Schwinn, chromium finish.
Color: Black with ivory trim. Optional dark red with ivory, or blue with ivory.
Cycelock: At usual extra. If wanted, place letter L before model symbol.
Fore Wheel Brake, Spring Fork, Doubly Duty Fork: Extra.
See price list for these extras.
BA46 - BA47

Model SA207

1938 schwinn sa207

Frame:
Model SA206- 16 inch.
Model SA207- 18 inch.
Model SA208- 20 inch.

Curved lower front bar- truss fork.

Tires: 26 x 2 1/8" cord balloon. Gillette, U.S., Goodrich, Goodyear.
Saddle: Schwinn, full floating.
Handlebars: Chromium, all wiring concealed in handlebars.
Handlebar Stem: Schwinn, double adjustment. Unbreakable.
Pedals: Highest grade, rubber.
Guards: Wide crescent shaped, enameled and striped to match.
Rims: Schwinn, beauted deep drop center, chromium finish.
Coaster Brake: New Departure, Morrow or Musselman.
Equipment: Streamlined tank housing horn unit- amble battery space- illuminates dial speedometer mounted in Schwinn speedometer housing- Schwinn chromium plated carrier with reflective button- side stand- Stimonite reflectors on rear guard and both sides of tank- front fender ornament with reflective button - chromium plated dust headlights- chromium plated chain guard.
Color: Black with ivory trim. Optional dark red with ivory, or blue with ivory.
Cycelock: At usual extra. If wanted, place letter L before model symbol.
Fore Wheel Brake, Spring Fork, Doubly Duty Fork: Extra. If wanted, specify on order.
See price list for these extras.
The Auto-Cycle model is wanted without the speedometer and speedometer housing brace order, but with standard brace bar, (all other specificatuins remaining the same,) designate as follows:

A206- 16 inch frame.
A207- 18 inch frame.
A208- 20 inch frame.

Model SA207- When equipped with the Spring Fork and Fore Wheel Brake this model presents the ultimate in fine eqipment.

Model BA407

1938 schwinn ba407

The Cycleplane De Luxe

Model BA407- The Schwinn Fore-Wheel Brake and large stimsonite reflector are standard equipment on this fine bicycle.

Frame:
Model BA406- 16 inch.
Model BA407- 18 inch.
Model BA408- 20 inch.

Truss fork.

Tank: A wider, rounded tank, which, with the streamline frame, gives the low sweeping lines of motorcycle design. House new here and clips to hold heavy duty long life Lantern battery.
Tires: 26 x 2 1/8" cord balloon. Gillette, U.S., Goodrich, Goodyear.
Saddle: Mesinger De Luxe, sponge rubber.
Handlebars: Chromium braced, with large rubber grips.
Pedals: No. 77 Perenta, No. 10 Torrington.
Guards: 5 1/2" Crescent, enameled and striped to match and beautifully striped. Gothic style enameled guards, optional. Bright aluminum Gothic style guards at extra cost.
Rims: Schwinn, bended deep drop center, chromium finish.
Coaster Brake: New Departure, Morrow or Musselman.
Equipment: Schwinn design enameled carrier- side stand 5" Stimonlte reflecto chromium plated headlight with switch on tank- horn concealed in tank with improved horn button on handlebar, concealed wiring chromium finish chain guard.
Color: Black with ivory trim. Optional dark red with ivory, or blue with ivory.
Fore Wheel Brake, standard equipment on this model.
Cycelock, Double Duty Fork, and Spring fork : Extra.

See price list for these extras

Model BA37

1938 schwinn ba37

Frame:
Model BA36- 16 inch.
Model BA37- 18 inch.
Model BA38- 20 inch.

New streamlined- truss fork.

Model BA37- Schwinn Knee-Action Spring Fork and Fore Wheel Brake are available on this model.
Tires: 26 x 2 1/8" cord balloon. Gillette, U.S., Goodrich, Goodyear.
Saddle: Ladies' sponge rubber, Mesinger De Luxe.
Handlebars: Chromium finish, with rubber grips.
Handlebars Stem: New Schwinn improved, fully chromium plated, guaranteed.
Pedals: No. 11 Torrington.
Guards: 3 1/2" Crescent, enameled and striped to match and beautifully striped. Gothic style enameled guards, optional. Bright aluminum Gothic style guards at extra cost.
Rims: Schwinn, bended deep drop center, chromium finish.
Coaster Brake: Morrow New Departure or Musselman.
Side Stand: Easily operated, eliminates rattling and strain on guard.
Chain guard: Schwinn, chromium finish.
Rear Reflector: Stimmunite safety reflector, 1 3/4" diameter.
Color: Blue with ivory trim. Optional dark red with ivory, or black with ivory.
Cycelock: Extras, If wanted, place letter L before model symbol.
Fore Wheel, Brake, Spring Fork, Double Duty Fork: Extra.

See price list for these extras

Model BA67

1938 schwinn ba67

The Double (Curved) Bar Roadster

Frame:
Model BA66- 16 inch.
Model BA67- 18 inch.
Model BA68- 20 inch.

New streamlined- double curved cross bars- truss fork.
Model BA67- A fully streamlined frame with both crossbars curved.

Tires: 26 x 2 1/8" cord balloon. Gillette, U.S., Goodrich, Goodyear.
Saddle: Mesinger De Luxe, sponge rubber.
Handlebars: Chromium braced, with large rubber grips.
Handlebars Stem: New Schwinn improved, fully chromium plated, guaranteed.
Pedals: No. 77 persons, No. 11 Torrington.
Guards: 3 1/2" Crescent, enameled and striped to match and beautifully striped. Gothic style enameled guards, optional. Bright aluminum Gothic style guards at extra cost.
Rims: Schwinn,deep drop center, chromium finish.
Coaster Brake: New Departure, Morrow or Musselman.
Side Stand: Easily operated, eliminates rattling and strain on guard.
Rear Reflector: Stimmunite safety reflector, 1 3/4" diameter.
Chain guard: Schwinn, chromium finish.
Color: Black with ivory trim. Optional dark red with ivory, or blue with ivory.
Cycelock: Extras, If wanted, place letter L before model symbol.
Fore Wheel, Brake, Spring Fork, Double Duty Fork: Extra.

See price list for these extras

Model BC307

1938 schwinn bc307

The Ladies' Standard (Equipped)

Frame:
Model BC306- 16 inch.
Model BC307- 18 inch.
Model BC308- 20 inch.

Truss fork.
The aluminum self- contained fender and the horn in the tank with the button on the side eliminate all wiring. A fine electrically equipped ladies' bicycle in the medium process range.
(Spring Fork not available on this model).
New streamlined- truss fork.
Model BA37- Schwinn Knee-Action Spring Fork and Fore Wheel Brake are available on this model.

Tires: 26 x 2 1/8" cord balloon. Gillette, U.S., Goodrich, Goodyear.
Saddle: Mesinger, sponge rubber.
Equipment: Large tank containing horn and battery trays with horn button on side of tank. Polished aluminum self-contained Torpedo type fender light, eliminating all wiring.
Handlebars: Boy Scout, Chromium finish, with rubber grips.
Pedals: No. 9 Torrington.
Guards: Wide crescent shape, enameled and striped to match.
Rims: Schwinn, deep drop center, chromium finish.
Coaster Brake: New Departure, Morrow or Musselman.
Chain guard: Enameled to match.
Color: Blue with white trim. Optional rewhiteivory, or black with red.
Cycelock: Extras, If wanted, place letter L before model symbol.
Fore Wheel Brake: Extra please specify on order.
See price list for these extras.
Spring Fork and Double Duty Fork not availble on this model.

ARNOLD, SCHWINN and COMPANY

Model BC117

1938 schwinn bc117

The Men's Standard (Equipped)

Frame:
Model BC116- 16 inch.
Model BC117- 18 inch.
Model BC118- 20 inch.

Truss fork.
The Spring Fork when equipped with the Schwinn Knee Action Spring Fork the weight of the rider is carried at all times on the spring, giving a new sensation to cycling- mode comfortable and safer.

Tires: 26 x 2 1/8" cord balloon. Gillette, U.S., Goodrich, Goodyear.
Saddle: Mesinger, sponge rubber.
Handlebars: 26 x 8 SB.
Pedals: No. 9 Torrington.
Guards: Wide crescent shape, enameled and striped to match.
Rims: Schwinn, deep drop center, chromium finish.
Coaster Brake: Morrow, New Departure or Musselman.
Equipment: New Large tank containing horn and battery tray. Polished aluminum self-contained fender light-luggae carrier- enameled chain guard.
Color: Black with white trim. Optional red with white, or blue with white.
Cycelock, Fore- Wheel Brake, Spring Fork or Double Duty Fork- Extra.

See price list for these extras.

Model BC37

1938 schwinn bc37

Ladies' Standard Roadster

Frame:
Model BC36- 16 inch.
Model BC37- 18 inch.
Model BC38- 20 inch.

Truss fork.
Schwinn built bicycles alwas lead in design, special features and equipment. They are distinctive but never freakish.

Tires: 26 x 2 1/8" cord balloon. Gillette, U.S., Goodrich, Goodyear.
Saddle: Mesinger.
Handlebars: Boy Scout, chromium finish, with rubber grips.
Pedals: No. 9 Torrington.
Guards: Wide crescent shape, enameled and striped to match.
Rims: Schwinn, deep drop center, chromium finish.
Coaster Brake: New Departure, Morrow or Musselman.
Chain Guard: Enameled to match.
Color: Blue with white trim. Optional red with white, or black with red.
Cycelock: Extra If wanted, place letter L before model symbol.
Fore-Wheel Brake, Spring Fork or Double Duty Fork- Extra.

See price list for these extras.

Model BC97

1938 schwinn bc97

Men's Standard Roadster

Frame:
Model BC96- 16 inch.
Model BC97- 18 inch.
Model BC98- 20 inch.

Truss fork.
A large engineering department is maintained the year around by Arnold, Schwinn and Company designing, testing and proving Schwinn Built Bicycles and products.

Tires: 26 x 2 1/8" cord balloon. Gillette, U.S., Goodrich, Goodyear.
Saddle: Mesinger, sponge rubber.
Handlebars: Chromium, 26 x 8 SB, with large rubber grips.
Pedals: No. 5 Torrington.
Guards: Wide crescent shape, enameled and striped to match.
Rims: Schwinn, deep drop center, chromium finish.
Coaster Brake: Morrow, New Departure or Musselman.
Color: Black with white trim. Optional red with white, or blue with red.
Cycelock: Extra If wanted, place letter L before model symbol.
Fore-Wheel Brake, Spring Fork or Double Duty Fork- Extra.
See price list for these extras.

Model BC46 - BC47 Same as BC97 accept single crossbar.

Model BC67

1938 schwinn bc67

The Standard Double (Curved) Bar

Frame:
Model BC66- 16 inch.
Model BC67- 18 inch.
Model BC68- 20 inch.

Double curved cross bars- truss fork.

Tires: 26 x 2 1/8" cord balloon. Gillette, U.S., Goodrich, Goodyear.
Saddle: Mesinger, sponge rubber cushion.
Handlebars: Chromium, 26 x 8 SB, with large rubber grips.
Pedals: No. 8 Torrington.
Guards: Wide crescent shape, enameled and striped to match.
Rims: Schwinn, deep drop center, chromium finish.
Coaster Brake: Morrow, New Departure or Musselman.
Color: Black with white trim. Optional red with white, or blue with red.
Cycelock: Extra If wanted, place letter L before model symbol.
Fore-Wheel Brake, Spring Fork or Double Duty Fork- Extra.

See price list for these extras.

Model BOE

1938 schwinn boe

Boy's 24" Wheel

Frame: 15 inch, double bar. Truss fork.
Tank: New streamlined tank housed concealed electric horn and battery clips, with horn button conveniently located on side of the tank.
Tires: 24 x 2 1/8" cord balloon. Gillette, U.S., Goodrich, Goodyear.
Saddle: Mesinger.
Handlebars: Beauty braced.
Pedals: No. 9 Torrington.
Guards: Wide 3" crescent, enameled to match.
Rims: Schwinn, deep drop center, chromium finish.
Coaster Brake: New Departure, Morrow or Musselman.
Equipment: Self-contained, white enameled, electic Fenderlight, torpado style; jewel; rear parking stand. Electric horn is tank.
Color: Red, blue or black with white or ivory trim.
Cycelock: If Cycelock fork is desired, specify Model LBOE.

Fore-Wheel Brake: If desired, please specify on order.

Model B2E

1938 schwinn b2e

Girls' 24" Wheel

Frame: 15 inch, Truss fork.
Tires: 24 x 2 1/8" cord balloon. Gillette, U.S., Goodrich, Goodyear.
Saddle: Mesinger.
Handlebars: No. 5 chromium finish.
Pedals: No. 9 Torrington.
Guards: Wide 3" crescent, enameled to match.
Rims: Schwinn, deep drop center, chromium finish.
Coaster Brake: New Departure, Morrow or Musselman.
Equipment: Separate, Self-contained, white enameled, electic Fenderlight, and handlebar horn, both torpedo style; jewel; rear parking stand.
Color: Red, blue or black with white or ivory trim.
Cycelock: If Cycelock fork is desired, specify Model LB2E.
Fore-Wheel Brake: If desired, please specify on order.

Model B2
No electrical equipment, otherwise a same as model B2E

Model B2C

Model BB1E

1938 schwinn bb1e

Boys 20" Wheel

Frame: 12 inch, double bar, Truss fork.
Tank: New streamlined tank housed concealed electric horn and battery clips, with horn button conveniently located on side of the tank.
Tires: 20 x 2 1/8" cameron balloon.
Saddle: Mesinger.
Handlebars: Boy Scout Junior.
Pedals: No. 2 Torrington.
Guards: New 3" crescent, enameled to match.
Rims: Schwinn, deep drop center, chromium finish.
Coaster Brake: New Departure, Morrow or Musselman.
Equipment: Self-contained, white enameled, electic Fenderlight, torpedo style; jewel; rear parking stand., Electric horn in tank.
Color: Red, blue or black with white or ivory trim.
Cycelock: If Cycelock fork is desired, specify Model LBB1E.

Model BB1
No electrical equipment, otherwise a same as model BB1E

Model BB1C
Same BB1, exceot has single frame with plain oval fork without truss rods.

Model BB2E

1938 schwinn bb2e

Girls' 20" Wheel

Frame: 12", Truss fork.
Tires: 20 x 2 1/8" cameron balloon.
Saddle: Mesinger.
Handlebars: Boy Scout Junior. chromium finish with rubber grips.
Pedals: No. 2 Torrington.
Guards: New 3" crescent, enameled to match.
Rims: Schwinn, deep drop center, chromium finish.
Coaster Brake: New Departure, Morrow or Musselman.
Equipment: Separate, Self-contained, white enameled, electic Fenderlight, both torpedo style; jewel; rear parking stand.
Color: Red, blue or black with white or ivory trim.
Cycelock: If Cycelock fork is desired, specify Model LBB2E.

Model BB2
No electrical equipment, otherwise a same as model BB2E

Model BB2C
Same BB2, exceot without truss fork.

Racer

1938 schwinn racer

Frame: 20 and 22 inch.
Tires: Cord Racing, 28 x 1 1/8 or 28 x 1 1/4".
Saddle: Persons.
Handlebars: Racing type.
Pedals: Racing type.
Rims: Armoured or Laminated or once piece wood.
Gears: Regular 1" pitch, 26 x 8, 26 x 9, 26 x 10. 1/2" pitch 52 x 16, 52 x 18, 52 x 20 at extra cost.
Racing hub: New Departure.
Coaster Brake: extra.
Chromium Finish Racing Fork: Extra.

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