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  • rummuser Apr 19, 2009

    They don't make them like that any more Mike. A pity.

  • XUP Apr 20, 2009

    How do they keep those hood ornaments on there? There must a huge theft percentage of those things. But then again, I reckon they never leave these babies parked unattended.

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  • rummuser Apr 21, 2009

    XUP, those babies were almost exclusively sold in Britain and theft those days did not exist there. Particularly of car fittings! You are also right that they were mostly used by chauffeur driven rich cats. They were the only ones who could afford these babies.

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  • Mike Apr 28, 2009

    I've still got work to do on my procrastination on replying to comments.

    Ramana – No, they don't, but I'm not sure that there would be much of a market for them.

    XUP – hood fixtures are attached from underneath the hood. A lot of cars back then had hood fixtures.

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