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Can anyone identify these? Answered

I'm curious what these might be.  I recently found them in my attic, 5-6 feet long, matching set of mirrored panels.  Seem more decorative than functional, very thin metal, and one of them has rusted clear through on one side.

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lifechristine
lifechristine

8 years ago



Looks like antiques, like a long time, like farming tools, but also like something on the parts!

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canucksgirl
canucksgirl

8 years ago

They look like rocker panels off a vehicle. Not sure what the vehicle would have been though (as there's not much to go on).

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mpilchfamily
mpilchfamily

Reply 8 years ago

+1 that was my thought as well.

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canucksgirl
canucksgirl

Reply 8 years ago

Ya, they might actually be worth something... People are restoring old vehicles all the time and looking for as many original parts as they can. (Ask around yokozuna, you might be able to sell them for some extra cash). ;-)

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mpilchfamily
mpilchfamily

Reply 8 years ago

It would help to know what kind of vehicle they are from.

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canucksgirl
canucksgirl

Reply 8 years ago

That's true, however a lot of the auto wreckers that sell parts should have some idea. If they were mine, I'd take the photos around and see if they can't narrow it down. (Or ask whoever might have put them there what vehicle they may have come off of?)

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yokozuna
yokozuna

Reply 8 years ago

I don't think they're from a vehicle. They're not thick enough to be rocker panels or rear fenders or such, they're rather flimsy. They could be some sort of decoration for a boat or something, but would have to be attached to wood or have something more solid underneath. At 5-6 feet they are way too long to have anything to do with a car door as weldor suggests. I'm rather stumped, hence posting the pics.

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canucksgirl
canucksgirl

Reply 8 years ago

Hmm? I wonder then if they wouldn't have been some decorative feature on an old sled, or a snowmobile or something? Depending on where they were mounted, they might not have needed to be very strong, or perhaps they just weakened some over the years... It is a bit of a head scratcher...

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weldor
weldor

8 years ago

it might help to stand them up and show both sides. Also could you please add some measurements. That would be a big help.
btw- they look like they might be the inner door panels of of a vehicle.
Good luck in your quest!