1. Photobucket recently update their Terms of Use and are now requiring a $399/year membership fee in order to share the photos that you host with them on other websites. If you use Photobucket to host your photos and are using a FREE account, none of your photos will show up on other websites. Please upload your photos directly to the forum here and no longer use Photobucket. Click here to follow the discussion topic...
    Dismiss Notice
  2. There is a solution for the broken Photobucket image issue on forums. If you use Firefox or Chrome, go into the Extensions (Chrome) or Add-Ons (Firefox) and search for "Photobucket Embed Fix" - it will have an icon that looks like a green piece from a jigsaw puzzle. Install the extension/add-on, restart your browser (Chrome) and you should be able to see all of the Photbucket images again.
    Dismiss Notice

Rollfast Deluxe

Discussion in 'BIKE I.D. & VALUATION QUESTIONS' started by Euphman06, Jun 12, 2012.

  1. Euphman06


    Sep 2, 2011
    Can anyone tell me more about this bike? I'd assume if it were labeled as 'deluxe" that it would of had a tank at one point. But if anyone can approximate age or value let me know so I can make an offer to this guy. Thanks!

  2. roadmaster


    Oct 26, 2008
    yreka, "state of jefferson"
    Kinda hard to tell from the picture, but it looks like a skiptooth which would tell me it is late 40's to mid 50's. Rollfast bikes were made by H.P. Snyder and some were sold thru Montgomary Wards under the Hawthorne name. I have a 61' J.C. Higgins that was a "Deluxe" model, but never had a tank or even a carrier. I think it is a word they just like useing back then. 8)
  3. B607


    Sep 29, 2008
    Findlay, IL
    Look at the paint on the top tube and the head tube. If it had a tank, there will be marks on the frame where it rubbed the paint off. Cool bike! Gary
  4. Jpromo


    Aug 1, 2011
    Plymouth, MI
    I actually think that's earlier.. looks like a 39-41 era to me because of the paint scheme, rack and seat style.

    That's a really sweet bike; I dream of finding something that old with that nice of original paint and original parts. I know I'd love to own that for about 300$ and still smiling at 350$ and up, just because of the condition. And I'm a cheapskate.

    I have a '41 that's real similar to this. Different paint scheme and mine is more rust than paint. Regardless, it's probably my nicest riding bicycle. Good luck!

Share This Page