Billiard Ball Gearshift Knob, 1950-1965

Summary

Not your standard gear shift lever, hot rodders from the 1950s and '60s personalized their vehicles with homemade accessories.

Not your standard gear shift lever, hot rodders from the 1950s and '60s personalized their vehicles with homemade accessories.

Artifact

Knob (Handle)

Date Made

1950-1965

Creators

Unknown

Place of Creation

United States 

Henry Ford Museum
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in Driven to Win

Object ID

2011.205.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Metal
Plastic

Color

Silver (Color)
Maroon
Yellow
Black (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 10.25 in

Width: 2.25 in

Circumference: 7 in  (of cue ball)

Inscriptions

On cue ball: 4

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