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Re: Shelby American ‘MFG 013’ license plates
« Reply #105 on: July 06, 2021, 08:52:26 PM »
1L MFG 013 - '67 GT500 white, MagStars, large letter Goodyear tires, 67-5-19 Sag Harbor/Montauk, NY
This could be Ed Casey’s Company Car #00254


I would find it hard to iomagine that it could be able other car since I acquired the "1L" plates from Ed Casey's son about 4-5 years ago. Ed used them on his GT500 while he used the 1A 4101 "d" plate set on the MKI GT40 road car which he was charged with driving from dealership to dealership on the East Coast for a year doing promotional work. It was a tough cross to bare for Ed to have to have that ole beater taking up a garage spot  ;D

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Found it!

Here's a photos of the GT40 demonstrator with the '1A DLR 4101' license plate.
I'm not certain, but I believe this could be Al Grillo Ford (it's definitely not Tasca Ford). (Edit; NOT GRILLO FORD)



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Re: Shelby American ‘MFG 013’ license plates
« Reply #106 on: July 07, 2021, 12:43:28 AM »
1L MFG 013 - '67 GT500 white, MagStars, large letter Goodyear tires, 67-5-19 Sag Harbor/Montauk, NY
This could be Ed Casey’s Company Car #00254


I would find it hard to iomagine that it could be able other car since I acquired the "1L" plates from Ed Casey's son about 4-5 years ago. Ed used them on his GT500 while he used the 1A 4101 "d" plate set on the MKI GT40 road car which he was charged with driving from dealership to dealership on the East Coast for a year doing promotional work. It was a tough cross to bare for Ed to have to have that ole beater taking up a garage spot  ;D

Kind regards,
Vern


Found it!

Here's a photos of the GT40 demonstrator with the '1A DLR 4101' license plate.
I'm not certain, but I believe this should be Al Grillo Ford (it's definitely not Tasca Ford).




Updated list in first post.

Yessir that is the one! I have a few more pics of that Gt40 with Ed that I need to dig up and post also!

Vern

Ps- the chassis number of the Gt is P/1058
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Re: Shelby American ‘MFG 013’ license plates
« Reply #107 on: July 07, 2021, 08:42:43 AM »
That photo was not taken at Al Grillo Ford...I live about 5 miles from the original location which was on S. Common St. in Lynn, Mass.
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Re: Shelby American ‘MFG 013’ license plates
« Reply #108 on: July 07, 2021, 11:44:30 PM »
That photo was not taken at Al Grillo Ford...I live about 5 miles from the original location which was on S. Common St. in Lynn, Mass.

J-miester,

how many of the cars in the background do you think got victimized shortly after their purchase from Grillo?

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Re: Shelby American ‘MFG 013’ license plates
« Reply #109 on: July 08, 2021, 10:14:58 PM »
From the early Cobra ads; 

1F MFG 013


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Re: Shelby American ‘MFG 013’ license plates
« Reply #110 on: July 29, 2021, 12:48:20 PM »
Here’s an excel spreadsheet photo that tracks the SAI license plates in Europe. The FIA Cobra’s appear to consistently run the same plates while the Daytona Coupes change over the two-year European race events.

I will update the excel sheet photo here with any additions (or corrections) if any other details are found.

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Re: Shelby American ‘MFG 013’ license plates
« Reply #111 on: November 14, 2021, 01:11:20 AM »
^^^ Wow, Rich.  Most excellent research and presentation!
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« Reply #112 on: November 14, 2021, 09:05:24 AM »
^^^ Wow, Rich.  Most excellent research and presentation!

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Re: Shelby American ‘MFG 013’ license plates
« Reply #113 on: November 14, 2021, 09:36:32 AM »
Thanks for the compliment!

It was time to put that list together after hearing bits and pieces for years.
Not much else to add since we all worked to get it done a few months ago.
I'll keep looking...
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Re: Shelby American ‘MFG 013’ license plates
« Reply #114 on: November 19, 2021, 10:33:36 AM »
So when CSX 3178, Shelby's personal 427 Cobra,  was sold at Mecum in Jan 2021 with 1A MFG 013 as shown in the2021 SAAC annual, was CSX 3178 "born" with that plate, or was a replica plate added during restoration for "period effect"?

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Re: Shelby American ‘MFG 013’ license plates
« Reply #115 on: November 19, 2021, 10:58:54 AM »
So when CSX 3178, Shelby's personal 427 Cobra,  was sold at Mecum in Jan 2021 with 1A MFG 013 as shown in the2021 SAAC annual, was CSX 3178 "born" with that plate, or was a replica plate added during restoration for "period effect"?

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You can see a 3F MFG plate in this photo.   

https://cdn1.mecum.com/assets/images/media_group/lots/fl0121-444471/carroll-shelby-and-dan-gurney-with-csx3178_747549.jpg

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Re: Shelby American ‘MFG 013’ license plates
« Reply #116 on: November 29, 2021, 04:47:06 PM »
1F at Sierra Montana, Driver Neerpasch 8/64

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Re: Shelby American ‘MFG 013’ license plates
« Reply #117 on: November 29, 2021, 04:57:52 PM »
1G Sierra Montana on #176 photo proof

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Re: Shelby American ‘MFG 013’ license plates
« Reply #118 on: November 29, 2021, 05:11:33 PM »
So when CSX 3178, Shelby's personal 427 Cobra,  was sold at Mecum in Jan 2021 with 1A MFG 013 as shown in the2021 SAAC annual, was CSX 3178 "born" with that plate, or was a replica plate added during restoration for "period effect"?

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You can see a 3F MFG plate in this photo.   

https://cdn1.mecum.com/assets/images/media_group/lots/fl0121-444471/carroll-shelby-and-dan-gurney-with-csx3178_747549.jpg

Great pics everyone. Great thread. Great research Rich.

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Re: Shelby American ‘MFG 013’ license plates
« Reply #119 on: November 29, 2021, 06:42:02 PM »
So when CSX 3178, Shelby's personal 427 Cobra,  was sold at Mecum in Jan 2021 with 1A MFG 013 as shown in the2021 SAAC annual, was CSX 3178 "born" with that plate, or was a replica plate added during restoration for "period effect"?

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Greg

As you have likely surmised by now, the latter is what occurred.