This bicycle was “the finest in the Hawthorne line” in 1952 and was the first year that featured the turn signal switch on the cross bar. In previous years it was mounted on the handlebars. The carrier housed the “stop-tail-directional … Continue reading
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The Hawthorne Zep was the top of the line for Montgomery Ward in 1939. Price was just $39.95 with the single speed hub. The bicycle pictured is a very high quality restoration, surpasing the quality of the original production bicycle … Continue reading
This Hawthorne Comet is about as original as they get. As mentioned in the 1939 Montgomery Ward catalog, this bike was available with a “Shockmaster” springer fork or 3-plate crown truss fork. The only colors available were red with white … Continue reading
The Montgomery Wards Hawthorne “All American” was the top of the line model in 1940 and 1941. It featured a 2 speed shifter built right into the tank. The model pictured here is not the 2-speed model and is refered … Continue reading