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Hi everyone, I got this hood ornament for my 1947 Buick Super and then realized it’s not for my car. I want to sell it as it’s in great condition but I don’t want someone to get burned because I mislabeled it. Can anyone tell me what car this is from?

 

it’s a bombsight like my Buick, but it’s a standalone bolt on, not part of a longer trim.... anyone know?

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Hello it may be a aftermarket part , the Bombsight trim was a popular add on to cars that weren’t even Buick’s.The original ones will have a 8 digit part number cast on inside of base .The 46 ornament is different from later models as it doesn’t have the crossbar connecting the ring with inner rocket . I think they will interchange with 1947 to early 1949. 

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On 4/3/2021 at 6:48 PM, 50jetback said:

Notice how the use of the name Harley Davidson makes the price on items like these skyrocket.

Hah.  Yes, sell it as a vintage Harley accessory and you will get your money back and then some.

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