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Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by Dmf111062, Sep 4, 2017.

  1. Dmf111062
    Joined: Feb 8, 2015
    Posts: 216


    Found this side mirror walking the swap meet of MD's Jalopy-a-Rama (great show). When I saw it. I was reminded of the jet molding on my 55 Chevy wagon so I grabbed it for $10. Cant find a symbol/mark/number/maker. Wouldn't mind knowing what it is so I can chase one for the passenger side.I think late 50s Ford/Merc. Friend thinks Mopar. Ideas?

    Side Mirror.jpg
  2. sloppy jalopies
    Joined: Jun 29, 2015
    Posts: 4,193

    sloppy jalopies

    mounts to the door edge... probably aftermarket... western auto ?
  3. Davyj
    Joined: Jul 11, 2011
    Posts: 442


    Definitely aftermarket, no factory mirrors clipped on the door edge....... probably very rare..
  4. Gman0046
    Joined: Jul 24, 2005
    Posts: 6,256


    JC Whitney????

  5. NashRodMan
    Joined: Jul 8, 2004
    Posts: 1,617


  6. Most likely aftermarket, but Chevrolet did make a "peep" mirror for the '55-'59 TF Panel Trucks, and they are being reproduced:
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  7. tfeverfred
    Joined: Nov 11, 2006
    Posts: 15,793


    The "Bomb" guys would know. Put it on one of their websites and see what happens.
  8. Dmf111062
    Joined: Feb 8, 2015
    Posts: 216


    Don't know the "Bomb Guys".

    Its very nice quality and has good weight. Didn't think about aftermarket, but that would explain lack of markings or numbers. Looks so Ford to me though :)
  9. Dmf111062. I like your Avatar! Beam me up Scotty! LOL.Bruce.
  10. Hot Rods Ta Hell
    Joined: Apr 20, 2008
    Posts: 4,096

    Hot Rods Ta Hell

    Nice find. The fluting would go well with the fluted accessory gas door guard and door handle shields.

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