StingRay # help?

Discussion in 'BIKE I.D. & VALUATION QUESTIONS' started by rrtbike, Mar 13, 2016.

  1. rrtbike

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    IMG_1300.jpg I am posting for a friend here. StingRay number.
    Trying to decide time frame because it seems early. Any ideas?
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  2. Outlaw90

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    i cant quite make out the first couple letters or numbers
     
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    I believe it is D307730.
     
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    that number isnt in the database
     
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    Yes...that's why I posted here.
    Could it be pre- production run?
    Like for store displays or salesmen? Anyone got any ideas?
     
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    Could be another type as in Typhoon , ect?

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    Well I thought of that but it still wouldn't explain the early serial number. So I don't know.
     
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    Numbers in data base are for production right?... So could this be something odd?
     
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    D3...April of '63? The Bendix RB2 hub lines up with that date nicely. Gary
     
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    D3...April of '63? The Bendix RB2 hub lines up with that date nicely. Gary
     
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    How about some more pics - might help answer some questions.

    Also, is it repainted? If it is, the bike is likely a Typhoon that was restored as a StingRay. Those bikes used the same frame.

    The earliest bikes so far have been dated May, but Schwinn did a lot of 'whatever' in production so a lot might be possible. Tough to say without a lot more info.

    -Dan
     
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    I hear a Echo echo echo......
     

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