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Post by Danburry65 » Tue Dec 22, 2015 11:21 pm

is this an original Danbury interior?
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Re: danbury

Post by maddison » Wed Dec 23, 2015 9:48 am

not saying it isn't…but doesn't look like other danbury splits I have seen (but they are pretty rare so you don't often get to see one)

ones I have seen have a 3/4 seat along the bulkhead and a smaller sink unit that can be placed either in the rear quarter or up at the bulkhead

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Re: danbury

Post by type21f » Wed Dec 23, 2015 1:59 pm

mmmm
I have only ever seen an extracted reprint of a magazine review of a split Danbury...and several Bay Danbury brochures but never seen a Danbury split brochure.
I avoided buying the Danbury Bay versions...of brochures..
Later Danbury Bay models had a badge attached and from photos of "claimed" Danbury conversions...They all seemed to have dinette style layouts..With removable seat bases...
In summary I have no idea...
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Re: danbury

Post by Danburry65 » Wed Dec 23, 2015 9:19 pm

On the inside of the panels danburry interiors is wrote on with a marker looks like the supplier of the timber was marking it to where it was to be supplied to. It also has a danburry badge on the boot lid which is original. It was a panel van converted to a camper I was told it was supplied as a flat pack interior and the the van was shipped out to south Africa. Does this make any sense? I have restored the van to a very high standard and would love to know if this is a proper Danbury interior. I have everything curtains,cushions, table,bed it's a complete interior.

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Re: danbury

Post by type21f » Wed Dec 23, 2015 10:37 pm

..mmmm..
Would like to see the Danbury badge on the rear...
One thought of course is that customers could take their vans to have an interior fitted...much later than first registration...
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Re: danbury

Post by Danburry65 » Sat Dec 26, 2015 10:28 pm

here is some photos of before the resto. I have tried to show the Danbury badges. and another picture of it finished.
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Post by type21f » Sun Dec 27, 2015 8:20 am

Here is a picture I posted in 2011 to a samba.com forum member who was enquiring about a "Danbury conversion" which had come from the UK and was now residing over the pond.

This is Bay window era badge.. With a pale background. His Danbury had similar provenance of being bought in UK and retro fitted with an interior in the Danbury garages area but with an unknown style of interior. He was attempting to research for badges and brochures. I helped secure him a badge.

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Danbury originally fitted blue badges as you show fitted. They changed from the dark blue..fitted in Splitscreen era to the silver fitted to Bays.
The transfer you post and the riveted on rear hatch badge are indeed correct for a Danbury Splitscreen.

This was one of the Bay era interiors
Ex Rich Oakley...
I have a set of cushions...In this colourway..

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Richard Coping's book..

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Re: danbury

Post by Danburry65 » Sun Dec 27, 2015 10:01 pm

thanks for all the info!!! I just don't know what to do I would love to know more about the interior to put it back in. I have been restoring it now for the last 5 years and the interior is the last thing to do. It has been restored to very high standard and id love to put the original interior in if I knew for sure that's what it is. if not ill build a new interior for it.

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Re: danbury

Post by type21f » Sun Dec 27, 2015 11:56 pm

Looking at the pictures I can see it was a panel van converted to a 13 window with the rear area vent cut to fit the rear set of windows.
It has a 65 plate...
When did it get assigned the registration?
Interesting to attempt to find out how long it was where...

I have seen similar handles on 60's kitchen furniture and not seem that style of extended hinge before.
It certainly looks to work.

I have somewhere a copy of an extract of a newspaper/ magazine article about the Danbury Multicar.
I have no way of verifying what was fitted...
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Post by type21f » Mon Dec 28, 2015 12:23 am

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