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NOS 50's-60's Hubcaps found....can anyone identify???

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Taylor Street Rods, Jun 8, 2009.

  1. Taylor Street Rods
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    Taylor Street Rods
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    from So. Cal.

    We've been cleaning our shop up for our open house (www.taylorstreetrods.com) and stumbled on this box of NOS "Shore-Calnevar, Inc." caps. They are brand new! The box has a #VK-14 on it.
    We were wondering where they were from? Were they something you could order from the back of a magazine or catalog?

    Thanks!
     

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  2. James427
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    Either way, those are wicked cool.
     
  3. The crest on the box looks like a Ford emblem. Nice covers!
     
  4. brewsir
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    I'd run those! Wanna sell them?
     
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  5. 61TBird
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    Are they 14"?
    If they are,you don't want those cluttering up your shop.
    I'll gladly take them off your hands:D:D
     
  6. Bruce Lancaster
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    '61-2 J C Whitney catalog... "3 and 4 prop with bullet center"...various sizes like yours and with 4 vanes on same basic cap. $37.75 for 4, waaay upscale in the hubcap pages!
    I think these are pure aftermarket styling and not copies of an OEM cap, as most of those are identified as "Fiesta", "Star Fire", "Lancer", etc.
    At a glance, I think those may be the most expensive caps in the catalog!
     
  7. Jack Thomas
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    looks like they mounted a 3 bar spinner on a Lancer base and "voila" something new to sell.
     
  8. tattedfordguy
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    Put them on your coupe Jeremy
     
  9. Taylor Street Rods
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    Taylor Street Rods
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    from So. Cal.

    Thanks Bruce!! I knew someone on the HAMB would have all the info!!

    We found a bunch of other cool stuff while cleaning.
    Pictures posted here: http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=366464

    But the hubcaps were the top find!!
     
  10. kustomclassics
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    Those are hard to find in used condition let alone new old stock, they came in either the 3 bar like yours and a 4 bar they also came in 15" They're really popular in the lowrider bomb crowd and fetch a pretty penny they're also known as Vikings. Oh by the way would you be interested in selling or trading them ?
     
  11. felby
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    Have you come up with a price for these? Let me know and thanks!!
     
  12. Lunatic
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    Lunatic
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    from Carson,Ca.

    those hubcaps are badass...nice find
     

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