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Mirror, mirror on the .. what?

PostPost by: Quart Meg Miles » Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:29 pm

Can anyone identify this mirror which I picked out of a skip.

The mouldings read D 47-66-00-515 and G R.

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PostPost by: Bud English » Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:53 pm

I don't know, but according to this it's an old timer. :wink:
https://www.ebay.de/itm/Oltimer-Innensp ... 2774399872
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PostPost by: Quart Meg Miles » Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:39 pm

Bud English wrote:I don't know, but according to this it's an old timer. :wink:
https://www.ebay.de/itm/Oltimer-Innensp ... 2774399872

Thanks Bud, I meant to Google it myself first; the English translation doesn't reveal anything either but ?60 sounds useful. (That's 60 Euros).

But what does it fit? I think it's from a motorcycle or side-car but a neighbour running English bikes doesn't recognise it.
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PostPost by: geni » Thu Jan 03, 2019 9:23 pm

les extr?mit?s de fixation doivent servir a l'?cran pare-soleil !
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PostPost by: Quart Meg Miles » Thu Jan 03, 2019 10:41 pm

geni wrote:les extr?mit?s de fixation doivent servir a l'?cran pare-soleil !

Je se crois aussi, Geni, mais pour quel v?hicule?

[geni: The ends of the base form the pivots for the sun-visors!
Meg: I think so too, but for which vehicle?]
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PostPost by: c42 » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:30 am

Possibly a late 50's VW Beetle - I seem to remember that they had a similar arrangement.

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PostPost by: grassyknoll » Fri Jan 04, 2019 1:32 pm

VW beetle convertible 1950s and early 60s
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PostPost by: Quart Meg Miles » Fri Jan 04, 2019 5:24 pm

Thank you C42 and grassyknowlledge, there must be hundreds of them around still. I wonder if they were in the vans, too, we have a renter of them locally.
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