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Old 01-17-2008, 05:19 PM
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Has onyone seen this tail light before?

I picked this up on "sleaze bay" thinking it would look very art deco and kinda cool on the back of my 35 Ford pickup.

Just curious if anyone has ever seen one of these before, and if anyone knows any of the history of it.

The name is "Teleoptic" and it was made in Racine Wisconsin according to the script in the top of it.

Thanks - Karl
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Old 01-17-2008, 05:42 PM
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Ebay is where I saw the last one which was NOS....it went for $260-ish...maybe 4 months ago.

I know I saw one on a car at a show this past year....and I'll bet it was also an ebay find.
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Looks like something you would find on a motorcycle.
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Looks like something you would find on a motorcycle.
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. . .Or a Moped .

Not picking on you its just the arrows

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I picked this up on "sleaze bay" thinking it would look very art deco and kinda cool on the back of my 35 Ford pickup.

Just curious if anyone has ever seen one of these before, and if anyone knows any of the history of it.

The name is "Teleoptic" and it was made in Racine Wisconsin according to the script in the top of it.

Thanks - Karl
I think it's 1950's bicycle light? Pee Wee Herman style.
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Teleoptic signal lights

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Originally Posted by Kruzin Karl
I picked this up on "sleaze bay" thinking it would look very art deco and kinda cool on the back of my 35 Ford pickup.

Just curious if anyone has ever seen one of these before, and if anyone knows any of the history of it.

The name is "Teleoptic" and it was made in Racine Wisconsin according to the script in the top of it.

Thanks - Karl
You can read more about Teleoptic here: http://annebobroffhajal.com/2010/05/...-introduction/ My grandfather Bornett Bobroff was the founder and owner of Teleoptic in Racine, WI. I've been delighted to discover how valued Teleoptic signal lights are to this day.

Anne
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Karl, it looks like you have quite a prize in your hands.
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Interesting piece, alright, and an interesting story regarding it's history as well.

It would be WAY cool as a hi-mount 3rd brake/turn light on a car of that vintage!
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Very interesting history. I will move this to basics for more exposure. Dan
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Very interesting history. I will move this to basics for more exposure. Dan
Thanks so much!

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That is very cool and would look good on the bobber I'm building,lol.
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