1950 Spiegel Airman
Burgandy Motorbike by Safticycle
(Our latest acquistion)
Purchased the above 1950 Spiegel Airman burgandy motor bike from the original owner who bought
the motorbike at Spiegel's Retail Store - 35th and Ashland in Chicago.
Safticycle based in La Crosse, WI, manufactured the Spiegel Airman motorbike that was offered through Spiegel retail stores
and Spiegel catalog. Spiegel tried to mimic the success of its larger competitor, Sears, Roebuck & Co., by offering
a safe, economical motor bike.
Jack-Shaft belt to chain transmission
with deep drop fenders so they looked cool and little ones could ride it.
generator powering Do-Ray head light and tail light
Featured a rear
drum brake only - no front brake.
Burgandy frame and tank.
Optional Speedometer by Stewart & Warner
Manufactured by Safticycles INC. in La Crosse, Wisconsin