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Calling all headlight experts, what is this one?

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A friend has a pair of what I think are 1930's headlight lenses to ID.

They are marked "Literite" and "Corcoran Lamp Co." What year and make car do they fit?

Stude8

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Not Ford!! Could be DeSoto or an independent,something with a crease on the center of the fender,definitely 39 vintage.

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Looks to be possibly 1939 Chrysler.

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Thanks for the tips, the lenses are part of a lot of material donated to Studebaker National Museum as a fund raising effort.

I knew they were not Studebaker parts but now we have a direction to investigate.

If anyone has a use for these parts you may submit a bid to Jim Pepper @ jpepper@wi.rr.com

who is supervising the disposition of the parts.

Stude8

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It's the same general shape as the Hupp but the Prisms are different. Look at the vertical crease,that is a continuous crease from the front bottom of the fender,up and over and ending at the running board.

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Again thanks for the Hupp lead, unfortunately we live in the scenic remote area of Southern Illinois called Shawnee National Forest.

Along with the quiet scenic benefits we suffer with the slowest DialUp ISP service in the USA. With no hope of improvement because of the lack of potential customers, local ISP providers have no incentive to improve internet service here.

SO the Hemmings site is not accessible here since they embed photos, not attach them and clicking on the site collapses what little band width we have available. I beg all friends to attach files not insert them that way we can select from the icons for what we need to open. It averages 5 minutes per MB file size, try living with that when you have 8 photos to open!

I'll be in town over the weekend and will use the library internet access that has high speed access to look at the Hupp images.

Stude8

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If you have a yahoo search bar on top right of your screen ,type in 39 desoto car. I don,t know how to post the image,but you should see what I mean about the crease

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