This is a made in Chicago Schwinn Deluxe Stingray. This campus green stingray was made in April 1969 with serial number DE38887. It is model number J39-6, has coaster brakes and the wheels are 20. The bike was disassembled, repaired, cleaned, greased, and carefully reassembled.The bike is complete except for the seat reflector and hanger. For the collector, the following items are not original and were repaired or replaced as indicated. Front spokes replaced 4 spokes and nipples with NOS Union spokes/nipples. Front wheel bearings replaced with NOS Hartford bearings. Pedals replaced with period correct immaculate Schwinn Approved waffle pedals. Kickstand worn dowel pin for cam sprag was replaced with a new. Handgrip one handgrip was replaced with a same color period correct Schwinn handgrip. Front tire F & R Cycle new whitewall with original style waffle tread for 20 S7 rim. Rear tire Duro new whitewall. 20 x 2.125 Slik for 20 S2 rim. Rim strip rear wheel new Sunlite. Inner tubes new front and rear Bell inner tubes. Seat and sissy bar new LuxLow Bikes.
Seat bracket spacer replaced with period correct spacer from a 1965 Schwinn Stingray. Miscellaneous fastening hardware for seat & sissy bar.
The parts were selected in an effort to make the bicycle appear as original as possible with the ability to ride the bicycle daily as it was intended. The tires, tubes, rim strip, seat, and sissy bar are the only non-Schwinn or non-Schwinn Approved parts. The paint and decals are original and have the patina of a 52 year old bicycle. The rear chrome fender has some nicks on the kickstand side and the rest of the chromed parts do have some minor pitting and scratches.
The rear rim has two small dents that dont affect the ride. One of the handgrips is worn on the bar end. Overall, this 52 year old bike is in remarkable shape and the pictures can't show well enough what a fine bike this is.
It is both fun and safe to ride right now or displayed in a collection! It will require reassembly when received handlebars, seat, pedals, etc. The item "Vintage 1969 Campus Green Schwinn Deluxe Stingray.Rebuilt and ready to ride" is in sale since Thursday, June 3, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Bicycles\Complete Bicycles". The seller is "dakoep_0" and is located in Naperville, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States.