1962 Schwinn Catalog

Original text and images of the 1962 Schwinn sales brochure. The text below, including the prices, are as written in 1962. Mens / Boys bikes:

Panther III

1962 schwinn panther 3

Chrome fenders! Twin lights! Chrome Carriers!

New Superb styling. Deluxe equipment. Chrome front and rear carriers. Whitewall tires. Radiant red, black.

See complete Schwinn Panther 3 details.

Mark IV Jaguar

1962 Mark4-jaguar

Schwinn's Finest Middleweigh!. Stainless Steel Fenders.

Deluxe equipped. Chrome trimmed tank with built-in horn , new headlight, foam cushioned saddle, chrome rims, front and rear carrier. Radiant red or black.

See complete Schwinn Jaguar history.



Choice of 5-speed 2 or 3 speed coaster! Stainless steel fenders!

Luxuriously equipped. New headlight, whitewall tires,, deluxe rear reflector. Radiant green, blue, red or black.

See the complete Schwinn Corvette details.



Chrome headlight. Front carrier. Whitewall tires.

See complete Schwinn Tiger history.


1962 Schwinn Skpiper

Cantilever Frame! Chrome Fenders! Built-in Kickstand!

Strong tubular enameled rims, two-tone saddle. Flamboyant red or black enamel.


1962 Schwinn typhoon

Twin-bar Frame! Built in kickstand forged fork!

Cushioned two-tone saddle, strong tubular enameled rims. Flamboyant red or black enamel.

Cycle Truck

1962 Schwinn Cycle Truck

Ideal low-cost deliver heavy duty frame!

Large basket carrier, 28" x 22" x 11" Small Basket carrier, 24" x 16" x 11" Baloon tires, 120 gauge spokes.

See complete Schwinn Cycle Truck history.


1963 Schwinn Fleet

Slim-Line tank! built-in Kickstand! Budget Price!

Sparkling chrome rear carrier. No. carrier on 20" model. FLamboyant red or black enamel.

See complete Schwinn Fleet history.

American for boys

1962 Schwinn American

100% American! Standard 26" or kingsize heavy duty, too!

Radiant red, blue, black; Radiant green 26" size only.

Deluxe American for boys

1962 Schwinn Deluxe American for boys

Sleek new 100% American made parts!

Chrome fenders, tank and rear carrier..whitewall tires. Radiant red, blue, black.

balloon tire bikes:


1962-Schwinn Wasp

New boy's Special! Balloon tired! Heavy duty model.

Perfect for news boys or delivery service. Heavy duty model includes 120 gauge spokes, heavy duty front hub and saddle.

See complete Schwinn Wasp history.

Various bikes:

Town & Country Tandem


Double strength construction.

Bicycle built for two. Close coupled frame, safe lady back design. Front and rear heavy duty handbrakes.

Ladies / Girls bikes:

American for Lady / Girls

1961 Fair Lady

100% American! Chrome rims! two-tone saddle!

  • 26"- Radiant red, blue, white with rose, white with blue;
  • 24"- Radiant red, blue, white with rose; 20"- radiant blue;
  • Co-Ed

    1961 Coed

    Front carrier. Chrome light. Whitewall tires.

    Graceful lines and dependable performance... Tubular chrome rims.... chrome fornt carrier. Radiant blue, white and rose.


    1961 debbie

    Beautiful styling! Chrome fenders built-in kickstand! fashioned colors!

    Cushioned two-tone saddle... Schwinn tubular rims.. Flamboyant blue, or white and rose.


    1962 Debutante

    Graceful design! Stylish Extras! Chrome Fenders!

    Beauty with a feminine touch... chrome-trimmed tank with horn... whitewall tires... chrome twinlights, fenders.. built-in kickstand. White and rose.

    Deluxe-American for Girls

    1962 The Schwinn Deluxe American for Girls

    100% American! New Slim design! Chrome Tank Horn!

    New slim-line tnak with chrome trim and horn built-in kickstand...sparkling chrome rear carrier.


    1962 The Schwinn Fiesta

    Sleek design smooth and easy riding! Built-in kickstand!

    Slimline tank... rear carrier on 26" and 24" ... front fender light... flamboyant blue or white with rose.


    1961 The Schwinn Hollywood

    Long-Lasting! Schwinn Quality! Budget Priced!

    Beautiful styling... sturdy construction...low price...flamboyant blue only. Children's bikes:


    1962 Schwinn Bantam

    Convertible. For boys or girls. Pneumatic tires.

    Removable top bar and traiging wheels, built-in kickstand. Flamboyant red, white trim.


    1962 Schwinn Pixie

    Ideal "First Bike" for Ages 3 to 5 Converts to boy's or girl's model!



    1962 Racer

    Lightweight style. Radiant colors. Popular Price!

    Boy's 26" in 19" (R11) or 21" (R12) Frame- or 24" size (R21) in radiant red, blue, black. Girl's 26" (R61) in radiant red, blue, white. Girl's 24" (R71) in radiant blue, coaster or 2-speed only.


    1962 Traveler

    For boys and Girls!Lightweight design. Generator, lights. Deluxe equipment.

    Boy's 19" (W11) or 21" (WW12) Frame sizes- Add $2.00 for or 23" (W13) Frame boy's in radiant red blue, black-Girl's (W61) in radiant red, blue, white.

    Super Continental

    1962 Super Continental

    15 Speed gears! Sports styling! Racing equipment!

    Three front chainwheels, powerful climbing gears...five rear cogs 38 to 100 gear. Radiant red blue, green or coppertone.


    1962 Superior

    15 speed gears! Steel alloy frame! QUick release hubs! Amazing Speed!

    Fine Quality Sports Bike... 15-speed derailleur...38 to 100 gear... Deluxe radiant colors - Radiant GOld, terra cotto, violet, sky blue.


    1962- Varsity

    10-Speed Gears! Hooded Caliper brakes! Sturdy Tubular Rims!

    10-Speed Huret Derailleur, 50 to 91 gear... Forged steel fork, Radiant red, radiant blue, radiant green.

    Continental Tourist

    1962 Continental Tourist

    15 speed gears! Sports styling racing equipment!.

    Three front chainwheels, powerful climbing gears... Five rear cogs, 38 to 100 gear. Radiant red, blue, green or coppertone.

    Continental Sports

    1962 Continental Sports

    10 Speed gears! ROad Racing Tires! Racing saddle!

    High speed road racing wheels and tires. 10-speed Huret derailleur 50 to 21 gear. Radiant coppertone, red, blue, green.


    1962 Paramount

    Schwinn's Finest! Steel Alloy frame! Finest Equipment!

    Sports or Tourist models with 10-speed, 3-speed or coaster brake.... or custom track bikes. Radiant red, blue, green violet, Gold, coppertone, Terra cotta, white, black enamel.

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