The last Bluebird model ever made. Some incorrect parts on this bike. The seat is from a post-war Monark, and the tail reflector is from a ’36 Silver King….Continue reading
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Found in a friends back yard looking for parts for it if anybody knows of any please drop me a note. ThanksEntry Submitted by Lex Johnson…Continue reading
This is my 1937 Elgin Bluebird that I got Fresh out of an old barn. Can’t believe there was still one out there not found in an old barn and I was the one to get it.Entry Submitted by Nathan Pence…Continue reading
These are the original design patent documents for the Elgin Bluebird bicycle, attributed to Kelvin H. Booty, assignor to Sears, Roebuck and Co. The application date is January 11, 1936, which is strangely a year after the bicycle was actually being sold by Sears. The application was approved on May 7, 1940, long after Sears ceased production of the bike….Continue reading
Unrestored Elgin Bluebird. These bikes are one of the most coveted by collectors. Great lengths are taken to complete these bikes and restore even the worst condition parts….Continue reading
The Elgin Bluebird was the most radical streamlined bicycle ever produced during the 1930’s. The frame is made up of a stamped steel fuselage that is actually a structural part of the frame. There is no top tube. The fuselage also had a speedometer and headlight built into it, along with a trap door allowing stowage of tools….Continue reading