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  1. bluefury361

    bluefury361 Old Man with a Hat

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    forward look display 1.jpg forward look display 2.jpg forward look display 3.jpg After years & years & years of searching I finally got lucky. (but not cheap lucky).
    These lighted displays were used throughout the forward look era with the content changed out each model year up to 1961. Most everything was tossed away after that.
    This box contains the full set of inserts, upholstery and paint sleeve for the 1959 Plymouth model year.
    Several years ago I had obtained a full set for the 1961 models in case I ever found a display box. These are as rare as chicken lips, but I found one.

    I'm afraid to risk shipping it so will pick it up at Carlisle in July. The seller lives near York and will be attending.
     
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    Newport 66 Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    WOW!! congrats on the great score Wil!!
    That's really awesome!!!
     
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    Very cool Will!
     
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    detmatt Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    Love it! Congrats on the great score Will!:thumbsup:
     
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    JC68vert300 Well-Known Member

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    Great rare find!
     
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    david hill Active Member FCBO Gold Member

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    Excellent score. A Mecum quality find. Well done.
     
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    I saw one in mid 90’s for $600 at an antique store, it had all goodies with it, was coolest thing I ever saw, but too much dough at that time. I never knew they were made and here it is sitting on the counter fully functional. I don’t recall what year the featured car was.
     
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    mr. fix it Old Man with a Hat

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    Congrats on finding your chicken lips!:thumbsup:
     
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    LocuMob Fluid Technician with a hat FCBO Gold Member

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    Congratulations Will.

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    Several years ago, a friend found a similar display for the '61 Buicks. Color panels were inserted behind the template to give the customer an idea of what the different colors would look line on the car. Not quite as classy as your Plymouth display, though, but similar.

    Congrats!
    CBODY67
     
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    A Steven Juliano type of find.
    He'd have said; Very trick!

    :thumbsup:
     
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    bluefury361 Old Man with a Hat

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    bluefury361 Old Man with a Hat

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    I once sold a set of showroom banners to Steve. They were silvery silk with gold fringe at the bottom and from 1956 I believe. He paid up for them and was happy to get them, and I was sad to see them go.
     
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    live4theking Old Man with a Hat

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    Very cool.
     
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    cantflip Old Jagoff with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    Congrats Will!

    Seems like a perfect display piece for when Virgil is finished. :thumbsup:
     
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