1950 Schwinn Catalog

Original text and images of the 1950 Schwinn sales brochure. The text below, including the prices, are as written in 1950.

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3 Famous Guarantees Loss Guarantee

Every Schwinn Bicycle equipped with the Cycelock is protected against theft one year by this outstanding guarantee.

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Guaranteed As-Long-As-You-Own-It!

Every standard Schwinn bicycle carriers this famous guarantee of quality. Every Schwinn owner can be proud of it, because he knows that with it, he owns America's Finest Bicycle.

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Guaranteed Motorized Bicycle

An unusual and important assurance of quality on heavy duty bicycles adaptable for use with motors.



Schwinn Panther


America's most popular luxury styled bicycle at an unusually low price.

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Super styling and super equipment on this outstanding Schwinn Panther. Famous for its many big features including the Schwinn knee-action spring fork, whitewall tires, two-tone finish, chrome-plated fenders, and chrome trimmed tank with a built-in horn.

  • Model D-27

See the complete history of the Schwinn Panther.

Schwinn World


For features, design and workmanship, these bicycles outrank any in their class.

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Ideal for shopping, touring and exercise.

  • Schwinn World for ladies....Model W-51
  • Schwinn World for Men....Model W-1

Schwinn Traveler


Designed for extensive everyday use- for sport or utility and touring.

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At travtively priced and equipped with three-speed hub, and generator light.

  • Schwinn Traveler for Men.....Model W-18
  • Schwinn Traveler for Ladies....Model W-68

Schwinn Continental


The perfect companion for your next vacation.

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A fine light foriegn type bicycle for touring and exercise.

  • Schwinn Continental for Men....Model C-15
  • Schwinn Continental for Ladies....Model C-65
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Schwinn Paramount Racer


The finest bicycle built anywhere is the world.

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A standard among American bicycle racers, professional and amateur alike. Also available...The Schwinn Paramount Tourist line.

Schwinn Bantam


Small in size for kiddies 3 to 6. Exactly scaled down from the larger Schwinns.

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Order it with the Schwinn Cycle-Aid two additional wheels for added security. Schwinn Guaranteed.

  • Schwinn Bantam for Little boys Model J-16
  • Schwinn Bantam for Little girls Model J-66

Schwinn J-46


Exactly scaled-down and completely equipped for the younger child.

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Tank, horn, truss rods, tarpedo light. Schwinn quality construction. 20 inch wheel size for children 6 to 9. Guaranteed As-Long-As-You-Own-It.

  • Schwinn for Little girls Model J-96
  • Schwinn for Little boys Model J-46

Schwinn J-80


The popular low-priced 24" wheel juvenile.

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Many tire Schwinn features, including a streamlined chain guard and built-in Kickstand. Guaranteed As-Long-As-You-Own-It.

  • Schwinn for girls Model J-80
  • Schwinn for boys Model J-30

Schwinn J-28


The finest in boy's juvenile bicycles.

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Tops in styling and tops in equipment, including whitewall tires, tank with built in horn, luggage carrier and many others. For younger boys, 6 to 9.

  • Schwinn for little boys Model J-28

Schwinn J-40


An ideal bicycle for children 6 to 9.

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A popular low priced 20 inch wheel Schwinn featuring a built-in kickstand, chain guard, and sparkling long wearing finishes. Guaranteed As-Long-As-YOu-Own-It.

  • Schwinn for little girls Model J-90
  • Schwinn for little boys Model J-40

Schwinn J-86


Fully equipped for children 9 to 12.

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Features include tank, horn, torpedo light, truss rods and many other Schwinn wuality features that make this a bike you'll be proud to own. Guaranteed As-Long-As-YOu-Own-It.

  • Schwinn for little girls Model J-86
  • Schwinn for little boys Model J-36
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Schwinn Phantom


The finest, most complete bicycle in the world.

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Luxury equipment, includes chrome fender, cycelock, spring fork, special colors, and many other outstanding Schwinn exclusive features. Don't miss this bicycle at your dealer. Ask to see .

  • Schwinn for boys Model B-17

See the complete history of the Schwinn Phantom.

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The Schwinn Tubular Rim... Strong, safest, and longest lasting. Hollor double section construction.








The Schwinn Spring Fork... Knee action gives a smooth ride over the roughest roads.

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Schwinn Autocycle


The standard leader of the bicycle field.

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Schwinn equipment includes tank, built-in horn, kickstand, streamlined chain guard and many other.

  • Schwinn for boys Model B-6

Schwinn D-19


Fully equipped standard boys bicycle.

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Price with right with top quality Schwinn construction. Carriers all the popular equipment including tank, horn, Rocket Ray light, luggage carrier, and others.

  • Schwinn for boys Model D-19

Schwinn D-13


Here's a new Schwinn the boys all go for.

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Tops in quality and equipped with chrome plated truss rods and a powerful torpedo light. Built-in kickstand and chain guard are standard.

  • Schwinn for boys Model D-13

Schwinn Hollywood


America's most popular girls bicycle.

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Smooth styled features include the Schwinn fenderlite, streamlined chain guard, tank with a built-in horn, chrome tubular rims.

  • Schwinn for ladies Model B-56

Schwinn D-69


Fully equipped standard girls bicycle.

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The biggest value in girls bicycles. Equipment includes luggage carrier, Schwinn tubular rims, tank, horn and many other fetures.

  • Schwinn for Ladies Model D-69

Schwinn D-53


Girls exclaim over this bright Schwinn.

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And such a value! Special equipment includes the sparkling truss rods and safe bright torpedo light for night riding. Many attractive color combination.

  • Schwinn for ladies Model D-53

Schwinn D-12


There's a Schwinn to fit every purse.

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Here's a fine quality low priced model that the kids really go for. Built-in kickstand, chain guard, finest baked-on enamel finish.

  • Model D-12

Schwinn B-4


A practical bike for those who prefer the streamlined cantilever frame construction without the special equipment.

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Chainguard, kickstand, chrome truss rods.

  • Model B-4

Schwinn D-62


Girls and their parents alike exclaim over this low priced fine Schwinn bike.

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Built-in kickstand and gay colors. Like all the Schwinns, it's guaranteed As-Long-As-You-Own-It!

  • Model D-62

Schwinn S-4


Designed for use with the Whizzer motor.

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Heavy duty spokes, the Schwinn Farewheel brake, the Schwinn Spring Fork. Carriers the Schwinn motorized bike guarantee.

  • Model S-4


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The Schwinn Spring Fork...kneee acion gives a smooth ride over the roughest roads.





The Schwinn Cycelock... every cycelock bicycle is guaranteed a full year against theft.






The Schwinn Rim Brake... for safety, every bike must have this extra brake.



Schwinn Starlet


The newest thing in girls bicycle.

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Pedaling pastel colors following the trent of the nation's fashion designers. Gorgeous new shades with feminine white saddle, grips and tires.

  • Model D-67

See the complete history of the Schwinn Starlet.

Schwinn Panther


For Girls companion model to the boys panther, it carriers the same fine Schwinn equipment and luxurious styling.

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See it today at your Schwinn dealer.

  • Model-D77

See the complete history of the Schwinn Panther.

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