Re: plates


The original SB brass plates were embossed. Even if the paint wore off, the data is still there. Either SB stamped the plates or rolled them though a die prior to coloring them.

bripaul67 wrote:

I can see on the original plate the letters are raised a bit. Randy
told me the raised letters are produced with acid and then screen
printed. Is there anyone in this group that actually worked at South
Bend that would know where they were made originally? In house?

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