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Chrome Display Case For "1929-31 Chevrolet "Viking" Radiator Cap"/"AKA" A Cotton Ball And Q-Tip Container/ Circa 20th Century

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Hood Ornaments25 of 143Vintage CAR MASCOT -------  ( NOT a Trophy Topper )Chevrolet "Winged Viking" Radiator Cap Complete With Hinged Base /Stant Mfg. Design By William Schnell-Detroit/ Circa 1929-1931
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    Posted 3 years ago

    mikelv85
    (1145 items)

    On the same day I picked up the 1929 Chevy radiator cap I thought "Yes, I need something to keep this precious item safe". A quick run down the house wares aisle with the cap bouncing around in my pocket I was looking for just a nice box of some sort. Then I spotted this...the perfect display case. I tried the cap for size...hmmm a bit too short unless it's angled but it sure looked good ! It's actually a cotton ball and Q-tip container. The little drop down drawer on the bottom would have held your Q-tips. I put the price tag inside the drawer for posterity. I just added a piece of heavy black card stock to the bottom with a gold lid from a jar that fits just inside the cap's base to keep it from sliding around too much. Viola' instant display case ! -Mike-

    NOTE:
    Thanks to PhilDMorris for sending me all the wonderful documentation !

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    1. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      Just way too clever!
    2. mikelv85 mikelv85, 3 years ago
      lol...I do have my moments..Thanks Karen :)
    3. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      Mikelv, I can tell you are still so excited with your find!! It looks great in it's new home! Well done!
    4. mikelv85 mikelv85, 3 years ago
      lol..just a bit Tassie...Thanks for the "love" and compliment. :)
    5. antiquerose antiquerose, 3 years ago
      Neat idea....Martha Stewart would be jealous....lol

      DIY is a Fine solution
    6. pops52 pops52, 3 years ago
      Leave it to you Mike! Great display case!
    7. mikelv85 mikelv85, 3 years ago
      Thanks Rose and Pops for the "loves" and comments. Always been pretty crafty when the need arises..lol :)
    8. fortapache fortapache, 3 years ago
      Looks very classy. I won't tell anyone what it really is.
    9. mikelv85 mikelv85, 3 years ago
      Thanks Fort...I shall trust your discretion ....lol :)
    10. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      So clever! Perfect display and protective case.
      :-))
    11. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 3 years ago
      Hi Mike, I do not have your email - could you send me yours, have two photos.
    12. buckethead buckethead, 2 years ago
      Nicely done! Looks great :)
    13. mikelv85 mikelv85, 2 years ago
      Thank you buckethead....it's was a interesting recycle that turned out just right. :)

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