[ROVERNET - UK] Re: Does "Blue Label" refer to the exterior trim?

Geoff Kirkpatrick britcarnut at yahoo.com
Thu Oct 14 17:17:46 BST 2004

Vern Klukas wrote -

>The "Blue Badge" cars were North America only, and as far as I know, 
>only late 66 early 67 cars were painted like that. Personally, I 
>wasn't overwhelmed with the look, I prefer a single tone P6 myself. 
>Even the later cars with the vinyl sails look ugly, IMHO.


Did this trim package have a particular name or significance at the time? 

I will try to take some photos in the next few days and post a link to
them so others can see and judge its aesthetic merits for themselves! :-)
For whatever reason, the local one I saw growing up made a powerful
impression on me, and I've always though it was an extremely handsome


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