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authentic or repop Indian Sign? Can you help?
#741781 Mon Jan 06 2020 08:44 AM
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Any old school knowledgeable indian folks out there help authenticate this sign?

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IndianAndrew #741783 Mon Jan 06 2020 09:31 AM
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richlube #741785 Mon Jan 06 2020 09:55 AM
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The spacing of the Red, White and black looks a little phony to me. Is that the give away for you? Just trying to learn as I go here. Thanks

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IndianAndrew #741788 Mon Jan 06 2020 11:22 AM
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The rust is recent. That's all I needed to see.
Do a search on ebay for that sign and I'm sure there are many! Good Luck and check here b4 you buy to save $Thousands$!


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If it's not spelled MOTOcycle, I run


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IndianAndrew #741834 Tue Jan 07 2020 08:35 AM
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do an image search , there are others

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Originally Posted by KZ1000
If it's not spelled MOTOcycle, I run



Its my understanding that Anything pre 1929 Indian is Motocycle.

Post 1929 is Motorcycle.

Can you confirm this correct or incorrect?

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IndianAndrew #744418 Thu Feb 27 2020 08:24 PM
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Hello Andrew

Thats a repop. I see you like Indian. I'm looking for a 1905 - 1906 Thor motorcycle engine. If you happen to know anyone. Indian used the Thor engine until 1907.

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I think its a repro. Usually red looking rust indicates it was aged more recently. Also, if you can find a pic of a guaranteed original and compare there is usually less detail in the repros.

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Originally Posted by IndianAndrew
Its my understanding that Anything pre 1929 Indian is Motocycle.

Post 1929 is Motorcycle.

Can you confirm this correct or incorrect?

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If Motocycle is used in conjunction with Indian I.e. Indian Motorcycle is incorrect. It should be Indian Motocycle. But Indian American's Pioneer Motorcycle would be ok.

Regardless, the sign is fake.


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IndianAndrew #746904 Sun Apr 12 2020 06:35 PM
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That porcelain sign is fake all day long but I do know there are original signs out there that say Indian Motorcycle and Indian Motocycle.


Wanted early tin litho signage.
petro, farm, auto, etc.
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IndianAndrew #746977 Tue Apr 14 2020 08:03 AM
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Looking at old brochures, it seems when your refer to the company itself only you use the word Motocycle and the word
motorcycle is acceptable for other applications. Like this 1941 brochure.

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Wanted early tin litho signage.
petro, farm, auto, etc.

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