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 Post subject: Got to be one of the prettiest dials.
PostPosted: Jan Sat 20, 2018 8:35 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Got to be one of the prettiest dials.
PostPosted: Jan Sat 20, 2018 10:43 pm 
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Ford Edsel I suspect.

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 Post subject: Re: Got to be one of the prettiest dials.
PostPosted: Jan Sat 20, 2018 10:58 pm 
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Mikeinkcmo wrote:
Ford Edsel I suspect.


'59 model.

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 Post subject: Re: Got to be one of the prettiest dials.
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 Post subject: Re: Got to be one of the prettiest dials.
PostPosted: Jan Sun 21, 2018 1:37 am 
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Very nice indeed!

My favorite is a dash used by Chrysler, on 300's and I believe also the Newport in the 1960 to 62 range. I don't think these photos truly show the size and shape of the dome like cover over the gauges. To see one in person is really something. I know I have some photos I took some place of one of these, but for now I got these off of the interweb.

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 Post subject: Re: Got to be one of the prettiest dials.
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I've always loved the Space Age dashboards of the late '50s and early '60s cars. Very under-appreciated in my opinion.

The '60 model Chrysler 300 dash above is really cool to see in person. The dome over the instrument cluster is very hard to photograph right to see the full effect.

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 Post subject: Re: Got to be one of the prettiest dials.
PostPosted: Jan Sun 21, 2018 4:44 am 
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I think the Chrysler is the one that uses electroluminescent lighting rather than bulbs. It looks fantastic at night.

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