How to find your Schwinn Bicycle serial number, year, and model

Mark Smith's serial number / year guide:

http://www.bunchobikes.com/serialnumber.htm

Later and Paramount serial numbers:

http://www.trfindley.com/Pg_Later_Schwinn_serial_ numbers.htm

After finding the year, compare the bike to the pics in these catalogs and brochures:

1893 - 1940
1941 - 1950
1951 - 1960
The Amlie - Hufford Collection
1961 - 1970
1971 - 1980
The Cooper - Findley Collection
1981 - 1990
1991 - 2000

Other Publications
BMX Catalogs, 1980 - up