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PostPosted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 12:33 am    Post subject: Unknown taillight - pre 1949 Reply with quote

At the Veterama, my friend Chrsitian found this pair of taillights. I have never seen lights like this before - does anybody has seen it before or knows, in which year they were used?

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 1:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

What is the diameter of the glass and the outside ring?
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 2:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Doesn't look like VW parts to me...?
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 3:09 am    Post subject: KDF Reply with quote

Hi,
the lights have VW sign and have the old KDF and early after war part number. If you look at the left light you can see the VW sign on the ring
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 3:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oops! My bad... Embarassed Interesting!! Shocked
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 10:44 am    Post subject: Re: KDF Reply with quote

The housing looks oddly shaped to me? Can we get a pic of the housing
without the lens in place? Was the red lens on the left (not in a housing) replaced sometime?

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the lights have VW sign and have the old KDF and early after war part number. If you look at the left light you can see the VW sign on the ring
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 2:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If they didn't have the housing, I would say they were early barndoor.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 18, 2006 3:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

farkengruven wrote:
If they didn't have the housing, I would say they were early barndoor.


I agree. The lenses look like 50/51 Barndoor lenses, but the chrome Bezels do not.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 13, 2007 9:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

My 47 had the same housing and lens but mine were missing the lens.
I used a barndoor one as the lens and housing looks real close. only thing diffrent are the clip to hold it on. The clip looks just like a mini hub cap clip.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 13, 2007 10:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

IN2VWS wrote:
If they didn't have the housing, I would say they were early barndoor.


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 13, 2007 11:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

They are the same taillights Christian has on his '45 KDF in the other thread.[/img]
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 8:24 am    Post subject: maybe? Reply with quote

Saw this post a few days ago. Was looking through e-bay this morning and saw this Crosley ad. The tail lights on this crosley look awfully similar to the ones here in question.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Other-Makes-113767-...dZViewItem
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 1:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Very early barndoor. '50.
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