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dual rear view mirrors

#1 Post by Doug McDonnell » Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:20 pm

On this car on BAT: https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1956- ... 0-coupe-4/ Anyone know anything about this setup?
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#2 Post by bil brown » Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:19 pm

looks like an aftermarket VW item
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Re: dual rear view mirrors

#3 Post by Eric Meyer » Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:45 pm

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Re: dual rear view mirrors

#4 Post by Doug McDonnell » Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:51 pm

Driving instructors car? VW?
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Re: dual rear view mirrors

#5 Post by Vic Skirmants » Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:19 am

Police cars had dual mirrors.

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#6 Post by Doug McDonnell » Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:32 am

The police cars with dual mirrors appear to have different mounting than the car on BAT and the VW above. But I think the police cars were B's and C's. Were there any 356A Police cars?
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#7 Post by Alex Mestas » Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:54 am

My 1956 VW convertible had a single mirror with the same sun visors set up. I’ve never seen a double mirrored one.
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#8 Post by Doug McDonnell » Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:56 am

http://www.oldbug.com/55dual.htm And this ad for the same car describes another found in Portugal and photographed. And discusses them being used as Drivers Ed cars in Germany. http://car-from-uk.com/sale.php?id=72925&country=us
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#9 Post by Geoff Fleming » Wed Sep 05, 2018 2:08 pm

The 356A cabriolets were the earliest Polizei cars.

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#10 Post by Conrad Carter » Thu Dec 27, 2018 9:03 pm

I think dual mirrors were used on some rally cars.

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