Mark III Continental letters missing on trunk lid

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Chuck K.

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Hello. I recently noticed a Mark III for sale without the individual arc of "Continental" letters on the continental kit-like bump on the trunk. Way back in 1969 at a dealership in Oxnard, CA, a dealer showed me a new one and asked if I could guess what was wrong. I couldn't. It also did not have the letters and he said it was a factory mistake. Now I wonder if it was really a mistake, or a mistake made more than once, or some trim option, or some special way you could order the car. A car today might have had the letters removed ("shaved"), but I saw a brand new one without them in 1969. Anybody have an explanation for this?
 
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