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Austin radiator badge - Vancevr - 25-02-2021

I recently bought a 1929 a7 tourer, I was wondering what badge should go in the radiator/grill?


RE: Austin radiator badge - Rick F - 25-02-2021

A plain script "Austin", like this:

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RE: Austin radiator badge - Tony Press - 25-02-2021

In Australia plated brass, later Aluminium


RE: Austin radiator badge - Vancevr - 25-02-2021

I saw was this one too and didn't know which one it could be because all the pictures showed different things.[Image: s-l1600.jpg]
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RE: Austin radiator badge - bob46320 - 25-02-2021

Isn't that one from an early Austin Mini boot lid?


RE: Austin radiator badge - Andy Bennett - 25-02-2021

That's a Ruby badge surely?


RE: Austin radiator badge - Derek Sheldon - 25-02-2021

That is a Ruby period script. The Mini Script isn’t as flamboyant, the script is circa 4mm wide throughout


RE: Austin radiator badge - bystander - 25-02-2021

The script badge posted by Rick F is the correct type but a little misleading, as it does not show the countersunk holes at each end for the fixing screws and gives the appearance of a black finish whereas it is actually plain aluminium.

This is assuming the car is a 1929 model as stated - earlier cars may not have had a script badge at all, just the Austin winged badge on the cowl.

And just an afterthought - a look through the picture gallery will show plenty of correct examples.


RE: Austin radiator badge - Roy Player - 25-02-2021

Correct script available from Austin Reproduction Parts
TEL 01202 625242


RE: Austin radiator badge - Jeff Taylor - 25-02-2021


As Vancevr is based in California, USA he may wish to email Austin Repro i.e. Austin Reproduction Parts Ltd rather than phone them. Link to Austin Repro contact details and catalogue below:

http://www.austinrepro.com/contact.htm

Catalogue and price list - see under 'CHUMMY PARTS' - 'Radiator badge Austin script' and 'Screws for radiator badge' 

http://www.austinrepro.com/2014-price-list.pdf

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