Repro/Original Devon Curved Cupboard Interior

So you Devon perverts, it's finally here - the Devon specific forum - and it's in a whole new interiors section :-)
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Repro/Original Devon Curved Cupboard Interior

Post by Astronought » Mon Sep 25, 2017 1:49 pm

Hi,
I have a 57 LHD split bus and would like to put some Devon repro/original units in it including the curved cupboard.

If they exist I would think LH originals are very rare, but I'll ask anyway.

Has anybody got any original/repro units?

Is there anyone you would recommend for repro?

It's no good if someone's too purist, as I want an interior that works for me, not a museum quality one and not necessarily a matching year interior. That said I like and will look after any original bits used for the interior.

I had been on the trail of an interior, but I've been let down. This has cost me the best part of a year, so any help gratefully received

Thanks

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Re: Repro/Original Devon Curved Cupboard Interior

Post by type21f » Mon Sep 25, 2017 2:02 pm

I only know of a very few LHD originals from that era and one 64.. So tracing one will be a very long process.

Without any hesitation
Kevin Jackson
Kev's Devon Interiors will make a very authentic copy.
He has an original RHD curved cupboard and a lot of templated pieces.
Look his site up and see what he has made.

if you want repro.. his work is excellent.
Converting early original RHD to LHD is a real challenge!

G


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Re: Repro/Original Devon Curved Cupboard Interior

Post by Astronought » Sun Oct 01, 2017 1:26 pm

type21f wrote:
Mon Sep 25, 2017 2:02 pm
I only know of a very few LHD originals from that era and one 64.. So tracing one will be a very long process.

Without any hesitation
Kevin Jackson
Kev's Devon Interiors will make a very authentic copy.
He has an original RHD curved cupboard and a lot of templated pieces.
Look his site up and see what he has made.

if you want repro.. his work is excellent.
Converting early original RHD to LHD is a real challenge!

G

Thanks for the reply. Are there any archive scale drawing that you know of?

Didn't imagine I'd be lucky enough to find as LHD interior and must admit didn't think converting a RHD version would be a goer.

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Re: Repro/Original Devon Curved Cupboard Interior

Post by type21f » Sun Oct 01, 2017 2:33 pm

Drawings on my fb site of 64/65 items.. not all items though...
Some pieces were the same but things changed subtly ..
Width of sink unit replaced by cooker unit changed width of rear seat..
Narrow harch rear drawers etc sloping face ..
63/64 some narrow drawers fitted to wide hatch buses..maddison has a set. The late 64/ 65 MY all wide hatch drawers.
Mime 1973 "borrowed" an interior and made a copy..
I sourced an original Devon curved unit.. I was on Chris's VW items site. I told Kevin Morgan bu5nut, he bought it and then worked on how he could make copies.
When he retired from making items Kevin Jackson bought it..
You may be lucky in finding odd items to copy and mirror image..
1965 Type21f
Westfalia Hamburg Type155i 003 viewtopic.php?f=8&t=64012
1965 Devon Caravette, L360 L289 Hammock, Tent, M W Pop
Image
Peebles 1964 Devon Caravette Gentlux Pop

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