VIN numbers - I want yours.......

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Sloppy Link
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Re: VIN numbers - I want yours.......

Post by Sloppy Link » Fri Jul 06, 2018 1:32 pm

MT 500
C701 FAH
193205 - looks like it has been done by hand
000610 - the 10 is slightly offset

Q1. What does this tell me about the provenance of the machine?
Q2. Who do I write to for the military records?

Fanks

Matt
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IvorD
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Re: VIN numbers - I want yours.......

Post by IvorD » Sat Jul 07, 2018 4:01 pm

Sloppy Link wrote: ↑
Fri Jul 06, 2018 1:32 pm
MT 500
C701 FAH
193205 - looks like it has been done by hand
000610 - the 10 is slightly offset

Q1. What does this tell me about the provenance of the machine?
Q2. Who do I write to for the military records?

Fanks

Matt
Probably was done by hand; small manyfacturers at that time would not have had mechanical VIN stamping machines.
You should see my vin plate! It looks like it was stamped in the dark wearing welding goggles!
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