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Would anyone be able to tell me where I could find a old style mid 60s bakelite gear knob, 4 speed markings please , there is the counter sunk head and the round ball type , it's the latter I'm looking for , but would consider either

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They are similar , but not exactly the same as in the 64 FIA car,I think they are possibly a Galaxie or a Falcon , the one I'm after ,
Csx2001 has a different gear knob to the other Cobra's , can't see how to share a photo on here unfortunately

Thank you for trying to help though Clive
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Finishline Accessories in the USA list the concave type, but I believe that they can be a nightmare to deal with nowadays. https://www.finishlineaccessories.com/c ... fters.aspx#
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I had one from Gerry earlier this year - countersunk head. He also has the correct rubber gaiter and chrome retaining ring. He tends to have most things and if not knows where you can get them.
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Hi Phil
Thank you for trying to help, 39PH ,ken miles car 98 /289, and csx2001 all had a bakelite black ball type with the engraving in white , not the countersunk version Gerry has , think I may have found one now , but appreciate you trying to help !

All the best , Nick
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Hope you can see this, if not give me your email and I'll send you some info on Knobs.

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260 gear knob.

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Hi Grenville
Thank you so much , that is very helpful and interesting, I'd been able to find out that the originals were from a early 63 Galaxie !
Apparently they are very expensive and super rare, I was thinking my only option was to make one , a early thunderbird one is very similar in shape but unfortunately doesn't have the markings.
Thank you for your reply and help, appreciate it very much, interested how you found out the information?

All the best Nick
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