1962 Schwinn Catalog

Original text and images of the 1962 Schwinn sales brochure. The text below, including the prices, are as written in 1962.

Mens / Boys bikes:

Panther III


Chrome fenders! Twin lights! Chrome Carriers!

1962 schwinn panther 3

New Superb styling. Deluxe equipment. Chrome front and rear carriers. Whitewall tires. Radiant red, black.

  • 26" coaster brake, F15 ....$69.95
  • 26" 2 or 3 speed, F15 .....$79.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Panther 3.

Mark IV Jaguar


Schwinn's Finest Middleweigh!. Stainless Steel Fenders.

1962 Mark4-jaguar

Deluxe equipped. Chrome trimmed tank with built-in horn , new headlight, foam cushioned saddle, chrome rims, front and rear carrier. Radiant red or black.

  • 26" coaster brake, F18........ $74.95
  • 26" 2 or 3 speed gears, F18... $84.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Jaguar.

Corvette


Choice of 5-speed 2 or 3 speed coaster! Stainless steel fenders!

1962-corvete

Luxuriously equipped. New headlight, whitewall tires,, deluxe rear reflector. Radiant green, blue, red or black.

  • 26" 5-speed derailleur, F17-9 .... $79.95
  • 26" 2 or 3 speed ................. $76.95
  • 26" coaster brake ................ $56.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Corvette.

Tiger


Chrome headlight. Front carrier. Whitewall tires.

1962-schwinn-tiger
  • 26" coaster brake F13.... $56.95
  • 26" 2 or 3 speed F13..... $66.95
  • 24" coaster brake F23.... $53.95
  • 24" 2 speed F23.......... $63.95
  • 26" in radiant red, green, blue, black.
  • 24" in radiant red or black.

See the complete history of the Schwinn Tiger.

Skipper


Cantilever Frame! Chrome Fenders! Built-in Kickstand!

1962 Schwinn Skpiper

Strong tubular enameled rims, two-tone saddle. Flamboyant red or black enamel.

  • 26" coaster brake D13 .. $46.95
  • 26" 2-speed D13 .. $56.95
  • 24" coaster brake D23 .. $44.95
  • 24" 2-speed D23 .. $54.95
  • 20" coaster brake D33 .. $41.95

Typhoon


Twin-bar Frame! Built in kickstand forged fork!

1962 Schwinn typhoon

Cushioned two-tone saddle, strong tubular enameled rims. Flamboyant red or black enamel.

  • 26" coaster brake D12 .. $39.95
  • 26" 2-speed D12 .. $49.95
  • 24" coaster brake D22 .. $38.95
  • 24" 2-speed D22 .. $48.95
  • 20" coaster brake D32 .. $36.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Typhoon.

Cycle Truck


Ideal low-cost deliver heavy duty frame!

1962 Schwinn Cycle Truck

Large basket carrier, 28" x 22" x 11"
Small Basket carrier, 24" x 16" x 11"
Baloon tires, 120 gauge spokes.

  • 26" x 20 Small basket-CT1 .. $90.00
  • 26" x 20 Large basket-Ct2 .. $95.00

See the complete history of the Schwinn Cycle Truck.

Fleet


Slim-Line tank! built-in Kickstand! Budget Price!

1963 Schwinn Fleet

Sparkling chrome rear carrier. No. carrier on 20" model. FLamboyant red or black enamel.

  • 26" Coaster brake, D10 .. $49.95
  • 26" 2-speed, D10 ........ $59.95
  • 24" Coaster brake, D20 .. $47.95
  • 24" 2-speed, D20 ........ $57.95
  • 20" Coaster brake, D30 .. $39.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Fleet.

American for boys


100% American! Standard 26" or kingsize heavy duty, too!

1962 Schwinn American

Radiant red, blue, black; Radiant green 26" size only.

  • 2-speed coaster
  • 26" A11...................$59.95 $49.95
  • 26" Kingsize, A18.........$59.95 $49.95
  • 26" Heavy duty, A14.......$69.95 $59.95
  • 26" H.D. Kingsize, A19....$69.95 $59.95
  • 24" A21...................$56.95 $46.95
  • 20" A31...................$ - $44.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn American.

Deluxe American for boys


Sleek new 100% American made parts!

1962 Schwinn Deluxe American for boys

Chrome fenders, tank and rear carrier..whitewall tires. Radiant red, blue, black.

  • 26" Coaster Brake, A16......... $59.95
  • 26" Automatic 2-speed, A16..... $59.95

balloon tire bikes:

Wasp


New boy's Special! Balloon tired! Heavy duty model.

1962-Schwinn Wasp

Perfect for news boys or delivery service. Heavy duty model includes 120 gauge spokes, heavy duty front hub and saddle.

  • 26" coaster brakes-B12 ................. $56.95
  • 26" Automatic 2-speed-B12............... $66.95
  • 26" heavy-duty-coaster brake B-14 ...... $66.95
  • 26" heavy duty-Automatic 2-speed-B14.... $76.95

See the complete history of the Schwinn Wasp.

Various bikes:

Town and Country Tandem


Double strength construction.

1962-town and country-tandem

Bicycle built for two. Close coupled frame, safe lady back design. Front and rear heavy duty handbrakes.

  • Choice of Schwinn colors .... $175.00

See the complete history of the Schwinn Tandem.

Ladies / Girls bikes:

American for Lady / Girls


100% American! Chrome rims! two-tone saddle!

1961 Fair Lady
  • 26" coaster brake, A61 ...... $49.95
  • 26" Automatic 2-speed, A61 .. $59.95
  • 24" coaster brake, A71 ...... $46.95
  • 24" Automatic 2-speed, A71 .. $56.95
  • 26" coaster brake, A81 ...... $44.95
  • 26"- Radiant red, blue, white with rose, white with blue;
  • 24"- Radiant red, blue, white with rose; 20"- radiant blue;
  • See the complete history of the Schwinn American.

    Co-Ed


    Front carrier. Chrome light. Whitewall tires.

    1961 Coed

    Graceful lines and dependable performance... Tubular chrome rims.... chrome fornt carrier. Radiant blue, white and rose.

    • 26" coaster brake F63 .. $56.95
    • 26" 2 or 3 speed F63... $66.95

    Debbie


    Beautiful styling! Chrome fenders built-in kickstand! fashioned colors!

    1961 debbie

    Cushioned two-tone saddle... Schwinn tubular rims.. Flamboyant blue, or white and rose.

    • 26" coaster brake D63....$46.95
    • 26" 2-speed D63.........$56.95
    • 24" coaster brake D73... $44.95
    • 24" 2-speed D73..........$54.95
    • 20" coaster brake D83 .. $41.95

    Debutante


    Graceful design! Stylish Extras! Chrome Fenders!

    1962 Debutante

    Beauty with a feminine touch... chrome-trimmed tank with horn... whitewall tires... chrome twinlights, fenders.. built-in kickstand. White and rose.

    • 26" coaster brake F65........ $69.95
    • 26" Automatic 2-speed F65.... $79.95

    See the complete history of the Schwinn Debutante.

    Deluxe-American for Girls


    100% American! New Slim design! Chrome Tank Horn!

    1962 The Schwinn Deluxe American for Girls

    New slim-line tank with chrome trim and horn built-in kickstand...sparkling chrome rear carrier.

    • 26" coaster brake A66........ $59.95
    • 26" Automatic 2 speed A66.... $69.95

    See the complete history of the Schwinn American.

    Fiesta


    Sleek design smooth and easy riding! Built-in kickstand!

    1962 The Schwinn Fiesta

    Slimline tank... rear carrier on 26" and 24" ... front fender light... flamboyant blue or white with rose.

    • 26" coaster brake D60... $49.95
    • 26" 2 speed D60......... $59.95
    • 24" coaster brake D70... $47.95
    • 24" 2 speed D70......... $57.95
    • 20" coaster brake D80 .. $39.95

    See the complete history of the Schwinn Fiesta.

    Hollywood


    Long-Lasting! Schwinn Quality! Budget Priced!

    1961 The Schwinn Hollywood

    Beautiful styling... sturdy construction...low price...flamboyant blue only.

    • 26" coaster brake D62 .. $39.95
    • 26" 2 or 3 speed D62.... $49.95
    • 24" coaster brake D72.. $38.95
    • 24" 2 speed D72......... $48.95
    • 20" coaster brake D82... $36.95

    See the complete history of the Schwinn Hollywood.

    Children's bikes:

    Bantam


    Convertible. For boys or girls. Pneumatic tires.

    1962 Schwinn Bantam

    Removable top bar and traiging wheels, built-in kickstand. Flamboyant red, white trim.

    • 20"without training wheels J32 ... $43.95
    • 20" coaster brake J33............. $41.95

    See the complete history of the Schwinn Bantam.

    Pixie


    Ideal "First Bike" for Ages 3 to 5 Converts to boy's or girl's model!

    1962 Schwinn Pixie

    Removable trining wheels and top bar... Removable training wheels and top bar... chrome fenders... coaster brake... semi-pneumatic tires.... forged one-piece crank. Flamboyant red or white and rose.

    • 16" coaster brake J42..... $29.95

    See the complete history of the Schwinn Pixie.

    Lightweights

    Racer


    Lightweight style. Radiant colors. Popular Price!

    1962 Racer

    Boy's 26" in 19" (R11) or 21" (R12) Frame- or 24" size (R21) in radiant red, blue, black. Girl's 26" (R61) in radiant red, blue, white. Girl's 24" (R71) in radiant blue, coaster or 2-speed only.

    • 26" coaster brake ..... $49.95
    • 26" 2 or 3 speed ...... $56.95
    • 24" coaster brake ..... $49.95
    • 24" 2 or 3 speed ...... $56.95

    See the complete history of the Schwinn Racer.

    Traveler


    For boys and Girls!Lightweight design. Generator, lights. Deluxe equipment.

    1962 Traveler

    Boy's 19" (W11) or 21" (WW12) Frame sizes- Add $2.00 for or 23" (W13) Frame boy's in radiant red blue, black-Girl's (W61) in radiant red, blue, white.

    • 26" coaster brake ..... $59.95
    • 26" 2 or 3 speed ...... $66.95

    See the complete history of the Schwinn Traveler.

    Super Continental


    15 Speed gears! Sports styling! Racing equipment!

    1962 Super Continental

    Three front chainwheels, powerful climbing gears...five rear cogs 38 to 100 gear. Radiant red blue, green or coppertone.

    • 27" size, 21" Frame, 601 ..... $107.00
    • 27" size, 23" Frame, 603 ..... $107.00

    See the complete history of the Schwinn Continental.

    Superior


    15 speed gears! Steel alloy frame! QUick release hubs! Amazing Speed!

    1962 Superior

    Fine Quality Sports Bike... 15-speed derailleur...38 to 100 gear... Deluxe radiant colors - Radiant GOld, terra cotto, violet, sky blue.

    • 27" size, 22" frame, 802 ..... $132.00
    • 27" size, 24" frame, 804 ..... $132.00

    See the complete history of the Schwinn Superior.

    Varsity


    10-Speed Gears! Hooded Caliper brakes! Sturdy Tubular Rims!

    1962- Varsity

    10-Speed Huret Derailleur, 50 to 91 gear... Forged steel fork, Radiant red, radiant blue, radiant green.

    • 26" size 19" frame, 209....$66.95
    • 26" size 21" frame, 201....$66.95
    • 26" size 23" frame, 203....$68.95

    See the complete history of the Schwinn Varsity.

    Continental Tourist


    15 speed gears! Sports styling racing equipment!.

    1962 Continental Tourist

    Three front chainwheels, powerful climbing gears... Five rear cogs, 38 to 100 gear. Radiant red, blue, green or coppertone.

    • 27" size, 21" frame, 601 ..... $107.00
    • 27" size, 23" frame, 603 ..... $107.00

    See the complete history of the Schwinn Continental.

    Continental Sports


    10 Speed gears! ROad Racing Tires! Racing saddle!

    1962 Continental Sports

    High speed road racing wheels and tires. 10-speed Huret derailleur 50 to 21 gear. Radiant coppertone, red, blue, green.

    • 27" size, 19" Frame, 509 ..... $86.95
    • 27" size, 21" Frame, 501 ..... $86.95
    • 27" size, 23" Frame, 503 ..... $86.95

    Paramount


    Schwinn's Finest! Steel Alloy frame! Finest Equipment!

    1962 Paramount

    Sports or Tourist models with 10-speed, 3-speed or coaster brake.... or custom track bikes. Radiant red, blue, green violet, Gold, coppertone, Terra cotta, white, black enamel.

    • 27" Road race-P12 ................ $175.00
    • 27" Men's Paramount Tourist P11-...175.00
    • 27" Men's Track Bike-P14 ......... $175.00

    See the complete history of the Schwinn Paramount.

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