Rolls-royce & Bentley Exhaust Cut-out Lever Plate (pre-war) on 2040-parts.com
Oyster Bay, New York, United States
Rolls-Royce and Bentley (pre-war) exhaust cut-out lever warning plate. English law did not permit the use of an exhaust cut-out, but it was OK on the Continent! This plate surrounds the lever on the front center floorboard which controls the exhaust cut-out mechanism on pre-war Rolls-Royce and Bentley motorcars. If your Rolls-Royce or Bentley has an exhaust cut-out, it is probably missing this plate. In over 50 years in the hobby, I have never seen another one for sale. When new it was usually painted black with red lettering. I would suggest restoring this plate with new black and red paint, or polishing the steel and touching up the red lettering. Other antique English automobiles may also have a cut-out lever which this plate may fit. Size: 3 1/4 inches (8.3cm) high, 3 inches (7.6cm) wide. The opening for the lever is approx. 1 5/8 inch (4.1 cm) x 5/8 inch (1.6cm). I am not a dealer - just cleaning out my years of collecting. Please contact with any questions or regarding international shipping. Also please look at my other items currently listed on eBay. Thank you.
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