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Desoto Chrysler benrus steering wheel clock / watch overflow page


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1957 1958 Desoto Chrysler additional images and information


Original page from the 1957 Mopar Option book showing the steering wheel clocks


Original page from the 1958 Mopar Option book showing the steering wheel clocks


1958 Installation instructions for Chrysler Desoto


1957 MoPar Merchandiser bulletin


face view #1


face view #2


face view #3


face view #4


Face and side shot showing benrus decal


left side is a 57-58 Chrysler Desoto mount and on the right is a 57 Desoto standard horn ring center


left side is a 57-58 Chrysler Desoto mount and on the right is a 57 Desoto standard horn ring center


left side is a 57-58 Chrysler Desoto mount and on the right is a 57 Desoto standard horn ring center


Another shot of the face


Left side is a correct clock retainer with correct three point spring steel clip on the right the tips of the clip have been cut off to fit inside a dash clock bezel. They didn't figure out it needed to be turned to wind it and unless they were planing on rolling the car over several times a week or doing fast back and forth movements with the car it would not wind.


Left side is a correct clock retainer with correct three point spring steel clip on the right the tips of the clip have been cut off to fit inside a dash clock bezel


Two at a time, these things are rare so to have two together at one time is a rare sight.


Original packaging for dealer stock


Original packaging for dealer stock


Original packaging for dealer stock


Original packaging for dealer stock


Original packaging for dealer stock


NOS clock with original packaging for dealer stock


NOS clock with original packaging for dealer stock


NOS clock with original packaging for dealer stock


NOS clock with original packaging for dealer stock


NOS clock with original packaging for dealer stock


NOS clock with original packaging for dealer stock


NOS clock with original packaging for dealer stock


NOS clock with original packaging for dealer stock


NOS clock with original packaging for dealer stock


NOS clock with original packaging for dealer stock


One last detail shot of the retainer on an NOS clock


On the left is the 57-58 Chrysler Desoto mount and on the right is the 57-58 Plymouth mount


Top row NOS clock guts. Bottom is the 57-58 Chrysler Desoto mount and on the right is the 57-58 Plymouth mount

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These are common and sometimes uncommon ways to mis-spell the primary words on this site! I provide this as a service to the phonically challenged because they are people too! Or maybe they have a typing handicap like myself. Crysler, Chrystler, Christler, Desota, De Sota, Desotoe, Desoda, Dasoda, fibre, fibreglass hiway, hifi, krysler, Mo Par, Peddel, Peddal, Peddle, Plymoth, Plimoth, Plimouth,