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Old 08-22-2016, 06:58 PM
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Many many many parts stores sold those. They clip onto the door edge and you just tighten the set screws to hold it in place. They were not for any specific car, but were sold by places like JC Whitney, Western Auto, Sears, Monkey Wards, JC Penney etc, etc to go onto any & every every car. My Dad had one on his '49 Chev and another on his '50 Dodge. My Grandfather had one on his '48 Studebaker. Setscrews had a habit of stripping and the whole thing would fall off while driving. They were available right up into the 60's when manufacturers were required to put fender/door mount mirrors on the left side of new vehicles. Some folks mounted them at the top of door, some mounted them at the "bottom of the window" level.
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