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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #80 on: May 16, 2014, 02:05:32 PM »
Silver Medallion of Bridgestone Corp. founder.... Shojiro Ishibashi
 
Here's a quote from wikipedia about him that I particularly liked.
 
"Ishibashi's motto for Bridgestone was to "serve society with products of superior quality"."
 
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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #81 on: July 16, 2014, 05:48:02 PM »
Found this postcard on eBay of the Shriner Tebala Motorcycle Corps of Rockford Il. Can anybody identify the bikes they're riding? I would hope they would be Bridgestones!  ;D  (the auction doesn't say)

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Shriner-Tebala-Motorcycle-Corps-Rockford-IL-Masonic-Modern-Postcard-/331240842278?pt=Postcards_US&hash=item4d1f7e2426#ht_1309wt_1125
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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #82 on: July 16, 2014, 07:42:33 PM »
These Shriner bikes appear to have leading link front forks. If they are Stones, they would be in the BS7  family. I would look at a oncoming photo of a BS7.

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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #83 on: July 16, 2014, 08:37:51 PM »
 the motorcycles are honda dreams , can only tell by front fork an headlight , an squared tanks with the round honda emblem , dont know if its the 150 , 160 , or the 300 , cant see where kich starter is located , william anderson
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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #84 on: July 26, 2014, 08:34:03 AM »
Anybody ever seen one of these front fender ornaments? Must have fit one of the 50 or 60cc bikes. It's about 4 1/2 inches wide by 3 1/2 inches long. Not sure if this was a dealer accessory or an aftermarket piece.  ;D

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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #85 on: October 24, 2014, 10:58:36 PM »
Early Bridgestone heritage.... 1954 Japanese bike w/BS41 engine.

ummm Richard, got any parts for a.....?  ;D
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« Reply #86 on: October 29, 2014, 02:48:08 PM »
It's Honda CA 72/77.
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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #87 on: October 30, 2014, 06:48:10 AM »
Hi,

The question is ...... is this BS41 attached to a Bridgestone bicycle, or has iot had a "frame change" in its lifetime?

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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #88 on: November 30, 2014, 08:38:49 AM »
Not sure if it's worth $300 smackers, but it would be neat to find one of these vintage BS pocket knife's....  8)

http://www.ebay.com/itm/VERY-RARE-ANTIQUE-ADVERTISING-BRIDGESTONE-BS-POCKET-KNIFE-METAL-/281515158269?pt=Collectible_Knives&hash=item418b9c6afd#ht_4998wt_1161
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« Reply #89 on: November 30, 2014, 10:28:49 AM »

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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #90 on: November 30, 2014, 11:49:28 AM »
Here's a different one that's also a money clip for a much more reasonable price. (though I still like the other one mo better!  ;D )


http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Bridgestone-Tires-Knife-Money-Clip-Tire-Logo-Barlow-B60-/191037959488#ht_164wt_923
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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #91 on: November 30, 2014, 12:11:49 PM »
The knife is awesome! thanks for the ongoing excavation, Moonpup. This is a very entertaining thread.
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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #92 on: November 30, 2014, 12:50:28 PM »
This sign was sitting on top of the Pearson Tire dealership in Utah 4 years ago when we drove through. Pretty sure it was there from 50 years ago. I don't think they even sold Bridgestone tires anymore.
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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #93 on: December 01, 2014, 04:20:21 PM »
The Pearson Tire store in the photo is in Richfield, Utah. You can see it in Google street view.
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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #94 on: December 01, 2014, 05:20:26 PM »
Thanks Karl.... After you posted the pic of the sign, I thought I'd try and google view it to see if it was still there but you didn't specifically named a town the first time so I wasn't successful. Glad to hear it's still there, although I'm a bit surprised what with all the interest in vintage signs these days.
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« Reply #95 on: December 02, 2014, 09:24:33 AM »
I didn't remember the town at first, but from our photos, knew it was between Salt Lake City and Vegas, so did some searching on Google.
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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #96 on: February 08, 2015, 11:21:59 PM »
moved to another thread......
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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #97 on: March 02, 2015, 11:09:05 AM »
Found this and thought I'd see if anyone has ever heard of this album before.

Quote from the eBay listing....

"really obscure 1969 country western fiddle release on BANFF records, recorded in CANADA.  This LP takes Paul Menard's music and mixes it with the sound of motorcycles revving, like the Firebird Scrambler and a Bridgestone 350 GTR."

http://www.ebay.com/itm/PAUL-MENARD-rare-CYCLE-RANCH-fiddle-western-MOTORCYCLE-CANADA-banff-LP-/121584671227?#ht_443wt_1161

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« Reply #98 on: March 03, 2015, 01:25:13 PM »
Just when you think you've seen it all  ;D...........................

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Re: Bridgestone Hats, Patches & Other Stuff
« Reply #99 on: March 03, 2015, 02:02:02 PM »
Just when you think you've seen it all  ;D...........................

You got that right! 

Let's see, on this album, what say we combine a little western fiddle with some GTR motorcycle revving...  :o
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