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#1 lindatr4

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Posted 27 June 2018 - 03:10 PM

So which one guys and gals?


https://www.moss-eur...lue-705950.html


https://parts.trgb.c...r4-bonnet-badge

Probably answering my own question here but one sounds like a cheap replica.

Anyone purchased either?
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#2 TR NIALL

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Posted 27 June 2018 - 04:06 PM

I’d say they are both Replicas and probably from the same Company,the Cheap one would do me as I’m sure TRGB would use these themselves.
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#3 RogerH

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Posted 27 June 2018 - 04:29 PM

If the expensive one lasts 30 year and the cheap one lasts only ten years then get the cheap one.

 

It works out the same price but you get a new badge every ten years.

 

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#4 TR5tar

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Posted 27 June 2018 - 04:49 PM

Or, how about making an offer for this one that is said to be original ... https://www.ebay.co....GkAAOSw7btay8sm

 

Cheers, Darren

 

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#5 TR 2100

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Posted 27 June 2018 - 04:51 PM

The Moss item is definitely a repro - you can tell from

the diameter of the fixing pin.

 

Hard to believe the other option is anything but a repro

but at least at a sensible price.

 

There was a problem some years back with the repro

items having a slightly different curvature to the bonnet.

Maybe new stock repros have sorted this out.

 

What price, I wonder, for a NOS Stanpart item?

Or, for that matter, re-enamelling, though the exact correct

colour may be difficult to guarantee.  Anyone experience

of this?

 

(Edit:  That eBay item is a repro - again, you can tell from

the pin diameter (original was a smaller diameter).

 

AlanR


Edited by TR 2100, 27 June 2018 - 04:53 PM.

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