It would be anot anyway, actually. Mountain bikes required rounding since they were built in one or two inch size increments. For Paramount serial number information go to Waterford's Paramount History site.
For example, a 55cm frame had a serial number starting with Damage such as broken welds, bent forks, and 'flat spots' on rims will result" -- Breaking all the bicycling rules since A W followed to indicate a bike coming from the Waterford factory. I have a scrambler and has the serial on the head give but it starts out FU none of the charts I've found list a U they all stop with T.
They could be C's, G's O's, I cant tell.
Schwinn Serial Number Info fuzzy68 wrote: Maybe someone here with more experience could. The problem is that it looks slighty different from the original catalog pik i have so im not sure of the dating now.
Using this logic, Y might actually have been made in February ofbut was a part of the production run. Unfortunately, an office fire in destroyed the Paramount records.
Later, especially after the formation of Waterford, this letter indicated the company. The -OS frame style seems to have been completely replaced by the more curvaceous -6 dating by I can't clearly read the first 2 didgits in the SN. Some Japanese bikes may have an 'X' in the month position of the frame serial number. This scheme is for all Chicago built non-Paramount models excluding Superiors and Super Sports whose serial numbers are located on the left rear axle hanger and consist of a single letter dating for the month [again, skip "I" and "O"], the last digit of the year and a 3-digit sequential build number -- e.
Bicycles from Japan will have serial numbers located on the left, rear axle hanger, on the bottom bracket shell or on the lower section of the headlug.
Occasionally, custom frames might not have the same size as indicated by the serial number.