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Offline Sgtbiro

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Number stamped on head stock.
« on: 09 Mar 2019 at 16:45 »
Hi can anyone tell me what the number is that is hard stamped onto the head stock of my Dragonfly i think it is 7-65 but not sure about the 6
i have tried to attach a photo so if it works have a look and please let me know what you think its for.
Cheers Kevin.

Offline eddie

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Re: Number stamped on head stock.
« Reply #1 on: 09 Mar 2019 at 18:00 »
Possibly a number stamped on to identify which batch of frames it came from (prior to being paired up with it's engine and gearbox and stamped with matching numbers).

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Re: Number stamped on head stock.
« Reply #2 on: 09 Mar 2019 at 21:13 »
Hi
If you read the numbers the other way round it would tie up with Eddie's suggestion. July 1956. Maybe.
Peter

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Re: Number stamped on head stock.
« Reply #3 on: 11 Mar 2019 at 19:35 »
Thanks guys i was thinking down them lines myself it would be interesting to find out exactly what they were for but would need some sort of old documentation from Douglas.

Cheers kevin..