Who is/was Maurice J. Frank "The cycle man"?

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  1. tuga

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    Have this badge that came off a late 40's schwinn bike, can't really find anything about it except for another one that a member here had.

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    Seems rare. I'll be looking around on the Net for info. Real interesting. Thanks for posting. Don't let it slip away from you. 8)

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    I think some people called him Maurice, and some people called him the Gangster of Love.
     
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    EDIT: I'm thinking this probably isn't him. This guy graduated from CHS in 1961, which would be too young to have had Headbadges made of this style. Could be a son or Grandson though?


     
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    Let's call Steve Miller and ask! :lol: :lol: :lol:
     
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    Is the bike gone?

     
  9. tuga

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    Yep, bike is gone. It was a 1949 B6 covered in house paint :)
     
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    anyone got anything else besides "the space cowboy"? :wink:
     
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    old thread I know... but I just got a bike at an auction here in Omaha, a 40s Schwinn world.. has the exact same badge as the one pictured.
     
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    [​IMG] first atemp at a photo...hope it comes out
     

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