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Vintage bike - Phillips

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by Nataku, Jan 5, 2008.

  1. Nataku

    Nataku Senior member

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    I know there are some antique guys on this board so maybe someone can help. I found a vintage black Phillips bicycle at the local Salvation Army for $10. It's Made in England and is a 3 spd. Looks to be 50's. Tires still had air in them. I know $10 is nothing, but I don't want to waste $10 on something that will sit in my garage and will never be able to get rid of. My main interest is to clean her up and sell it. It's a women's bike, as it has the slanted bars. Is this worth rescuing.....what do Phillips bikes go for, as I cannot find anything on eBay.

    Also, it appeared to be in very good condition with a few minor spots of wear on the paint anf on the painted logo.
     
  2. zippyh

    zippyh Senior member

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    Try the Classics & Vintage forum on bikeforums.net
     
  3. Lucky Strike

    Lucky Strike Senior member

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    Probably the best resource for English roadsters: http://www.oldroads.com/ (they also have a price guide, of sorts) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phillips_Cycles
     
  4. Nataku

    Nataku Senior member

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    Thanks! I'm gonna pick it up for my fiance to ride, as it won't turn much profit, but it's too nice a bike to pass up!
     
  5. parham

    parham Active Member

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    Got any photos?
     

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