Sure there are a few problem/opportunities: missing pedal & fenders, 24 in wheels, those tires. But look at this, cause if you were riding it you'd be lookin' at this:
Pierced (so you could make sure the tube is fully inserted?), cast lugged headtube and aluminum fork! You'll also appreciate looking down at this:
Pinned saddle attachment on the demi-seatstay....techy terms ala Dave Weagle. Sure looks cool. Skiptooth chain. Side view:
Bolt on seatstays, downward, rear-facing drops (with tensioners), pierced bb lug on for top tube, very creative and elegant. Oh yeah what kind of bike is this?
Why Montgomery Ward, of course. Montgomery Ward is/was sort of a cross between JC Penny and Linen an Things...I can smell the stench of my age and that of these retailers. Of course you could get anything for your bike by Ward's catalog:
The bikes were made by Hawthorne who, at the time, was employing famous industrial designer Walter Dorwin Teague. Other bikes of this type were made by Monark and are highly collectible. New Departure hub: