I can throw a couple pennies at this one.
The Bonnet may have been OS (Old Stock) and the louvres are N (new).
This is evident as the press used to punch them is shown with the
bonnet (which clearly shows a recent stripping job and odd louvres
that never came from Warwick or Abington.
LeMans? can't help you there. 100 Six MM maybe, but louvered? nah.
On Oct 4, 2010, at 10:48 AM, Shop at Just Brits wrote:
> <<The "NOS" and the varying length louvers must really add to the
> value :^) >>
> As I have a "3000" [BJ-7<G>] I found it VERY interesting that the
> bonnet is for a 3000 LeMans OR also correct for a 100-6 LeMans !!!
> Say EditorGary, could you "clear up" this extremely rare Bonnets
> 'history' for us ??? Maybe Healey Rick has an opinion ??
> '67 BJ-7
> [Hortense THE Healey wearing STD IL plates AH BJ 7 ]
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