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BULLITT65

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1969 Camaro L.A. Trim tag symbol....
« on: August 14, 2017, 12:21:18 AM »
So I was going through craigslist and came across this convertible, and when I looked at the trim tag pics, it appears the tag on this car has a (%) symbol, before the L.A. plant code sequence number. (it could also be c/o?)I am not real experienced with the L.A. format to begin with but this seemed like a odd symbol.
Is this common?

https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/wan/d/1969-convertible-camaro-427-ss/6255892804.html
1969 garnet red Z/28 46k mile unrestored X77
-Looking for 3192477 (front) spiral shocks 3192851 (rear)
-Looking for an original LOF soft ray windshield
-Looking for original Delco side post negative battery cable part # 6297651AV

william

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Re: 1969 Camaro L.A. Trim tag symbol....
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2017, 01:26:21 AM »
It is unusual; & 1/2 and - were also used at that time.

BULLITT65

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Re: 1969 Camaro L.A. Trim tag symbol....
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2017, 03:07:14 AM »
Thanks for the insight. Any significance to those other symbols vs. a letter ?
1969 garnet red Z/28 46k mile unrestored X77
-Looking for 3192477 (front) spiral shocks 3192851 (rear)
-Looking for an original LOF soft ray windshield
-Looking for original Delco side post negative battery cable part # 6297651AV

william

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Re: 1969 Camaro L.A. Trim tag symbol....
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2017, 11:58:49 AM »
Doubt it.

For the most part, Van Nuys used an alpha-numeric code for production scheduling; A256 was the 256th unit scheduled for the A day of the month. Best guess, they ran out of letters and had to use symbols.

Van Nuys built several other models, not just Camaro.

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Re: 1969 Camaro L.A. Trim tag symbol....
« Reply #4 on: August 15, 2017, 03:27:50 AM »
I talked about this in a post a while back.
Somehow, they screwed up and burned through the letters that month.  Normally, they stop at Y.  They used Z and the symbols for the last week - only time that I've seen that happen.
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Re: 1969 Camaro L.A. Trim tag symbol....
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2017, 02:40:45 PM »
From this enlargement (see below), it looks more like c/o

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Re: 1969 Camaro L.A. Trim tag symbol....
« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2017, 04:12:18 PM »
same meaning though, I am guessing.
1969 garnet red Z/28 46k mile unrestored X77
-Looking for 3192477 (front) spiral shocks 3192851 (rear)
-Looking for an original LOF soft ray windshield
-Looking for original Delco side post negative battery cable part # 6297651AV