Porsche Plate frame & Dealership thread

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Re: Porsche Plate frame & Dealership thread

#241 Post by Mark Pribanic » Tue Nov 17, 2015 11:10 am

Here's some more Brumos Dealership swag I've recently come acrossed
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Re: Porsche Plate frame & Dealership thread

#242 Post by Mark Pribanic » Wed Nov 25, 2015 5:31 pm

This Competition Motors plate frame just popped up in a friends Instagram feed! $$$$$
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Re: Porsche Plate frame & Dealership thread

#243 Post by Mark Pribanic » Mon Nov 30, 2015 9:52 am

As spotted at Laguna Seca during Rennsport Reunion
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Re: Porsche Plate frame & Dealership thread

#244 Post by Mark Pribanic » Tue Dec 01, 2015 8:58 am

Here's another I saw at RRV.
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Re: Porsche Plate frame & Dealership thread

#245 Post by Mark Pribanic » Tue Dec 01, 2015 9:34 am

Another from RRV. Trans Ocean Motors of Pasadena, California
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Re: Porsche Plate frame & Dealership thread

#246 Post by Mark Pribanic » Tue Dec 22, 2015 10:11 am

Here's some fotos I found recently posted on FaceSpace by Jeff Kyle. The are from Southern Motor Imports of Montgomery Alabama.

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Re: Porsche Plate frame & Dealership thread

#247 Post by Mark Pribanic » Tue Dec 22, 2015 10:14 am

And another from FaceSpace of Holberts Porsche VW Warrington Pennslyvania
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Re: Porsche Plate frame & Dealership thread

#248 Post by Mark Pribanic » Mon Aug 01, 2016 8:20 am

Found this late 1960's/early 1970's Brumos frame a few months ago. The only one I've seen like this in modern times.
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Re: Porsche Plate frame & Dealership thread

#249 Post by Jan Kolm » Wed Aug 03, 2016 9:05 pm

Mark Pribanic wrote:Found this late 1960's/early 1970's Brumos frame a few months ago. The only one I've seen like this in modern times.
I would date this frame to no later than 1969, as it does not state "Porsche + Audi," which was likely required on any frames ordered by the dealership after the new, paired dealership network was established.
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Re: Porsche Plate frame & Dealership thread

#250 Post by Bob Watts » Tue Jan 17, 2017 5:17 pm

Here is a Vasek Polak Hermosa Beach Porsche Dealer license plate frame I’ve not seen while scanning through this site.
I picked up this plate frame somewhere, sometime during my travels over the last 36 years. Therefore, I don’t
remember where it came from.I've done a lot of on-line searching and following is some of what I've learned.

Do you think this Vasek Polak Hermosa Beach Porscha Dealer plate frame is original or a reproduction?

My frame looks like a new, shop worn plate.

My plate frame does not have the Robert W. Brown, Downey, Calif. manuf. Information cast
into the back of the frame. A known original does have this but some say not always.

Some things that make this frame seem very authentic include:
Excellent casting compared with a known original [url]http://www.pbase.com/slidevalve91 ... _lic_frame[/url]

Original VPolak frame shown is chrome. My frame is black. I know from on-line discussions
that over time dealer frames do change.

Back of my frame has the manufacture markings like the originals. Many frames being sold as "original" do not.

The Original Vasek Polak Dealership was in Hermosa Beach and the first frames had Hermosa Beach at the
bottom (not the top of the frame)

My frame has a break on the upper left side.

What do you think?
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For more details search: vasek polak license plate frame
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Re: Porsche Plate frame & Dealership thread

#251 Post by Mike Wilson » Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:30 pm

It's a later frame from Vasek Polak.
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Re: Porsche Plate frame & Dealership thread

#252 Post by Wil Mittelbach » Thu Jan 19, 2017 2:00 am

Bob Watts wrote: The Original Vasek Polak Dealership was in Hermosa Beach and the first frames had Hermosa Beach at the bottom (not the top of the frame
Vasek Polak's original shop and dealership was located at 356 Sepulveda Blvd in Manhattan Beach, with his license plate frames embossed with "Manhattan Beach". In the early 60's he moved to Hermosa Beach, whereby his subsequent frames indicated that location.

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Re: Porsche Plate frame & Dealership thread

#253 Post by Fletcher Jones » Wed Feb 01, 2017 12:14 pm

Ladies and Gents, I am (desperately) looking for an original Brumos Porsche ATLANTA license plate frame to go with my '87 930 Turbo that was purchased new at Brumos ATL. I KNOW they exist because I saw a picture of one on this very thread (a Mark Pribanic collage pic) AND I have had other people tell me they are around. I plan to look around again this year in LA at the Lit Show though no luck last years. If anyone knows of where I might find one for sale (or ... for free) PLEASE let me know ASAP.
THANKS very much.
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Re: Porsche Plate frame & Dealership thread

#254 Post by Mike Wilson » Fri Feb 03, 2017 8:42 pm

I just checked eBay, the Samba and Googled the topic but came up empty for the one from Atlanta. Maybe the Lit Show will be more productive. There is a guy that has been selling frames there the last couple of years. Best of luck!
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Re: Porsche Plate frame & Dealership thread

#255 Post by Rob DuBerry » Mon Feb 06, 2017 4:10 pm

Here is a Jack McAfee plate on my C coupe.
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