1923 Rear Curtain

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1923 Rear Curtain

Post by Original Smith » Wed Dec 04, 2019 10:58 am

When I go on tours, and other Model T functions, I'm amazed at the different sizes of rear windows restorers have chosen for their curtains. Proper research always helps, and here is an example of an original 1923 rear curtain. I'm not so sure the information that Dan Treace has is correct either. I have submitted the photo and the correct dimensions to Mike at Classtique. What I'm not sure of is the spacing for the roadster. If anyone has a roadster 22-24, with the original top, please post a photo.
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Re: 1923 Rear Curtain

Post by Adam » Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:34 am

I remember seeing some info on these several years ago that said something to the effect that there was a wide variation of spacing on original Ford tops.


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Re: 1923 Rear Curtain

Post by Original Smith » Wed Dec 04, 2019 1:17 pm

Interesting comment Adam. Let us know if you hear of anything more on the subject.


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Re: 1923 Rear Curtain

Post by John kuehn » Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:24 pm

Interesting comment on the MTFCA encyclopedia about 23-25 tops and window spacing. It seems to be about the Tourings but maybe the information could be for a Roadster. Just guessing about that but it does give the rear window sizes but the spacing between them varied. If that’s true I wonder why it was varied and not a standard. Maybe different top suppliers? Probably won’t know for sure.

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