HUBCAP # c14merc1968_8 This photo shows a 14 inch Mercury hubcap for 1967/8 cars.
This 1968 Mercury hubcap is for Comet models. This product is hubcap # c14merc1968_8. The gallery images show the details of this attractive stainless steel design.
One design detail includes many long radial chrome lines around the outer black perimeter. And, another detail, in the very center, is a raised hub area with the “Mercury Man” head emblem on a red background.
For this 1968 Mercury hubcap , the weight is 2.5 pounds each. The wheel attachment method is a nice integral stainless steel multi-clip design.
Our supply quantity, of this 14 inch Mercury hubcap for 1967/8 time frame, is a bit low. However, the quality of this supply is the very best.
[An alternate design, also with a Mercury man head symbol, is hubcap # c14merc1965_3 .]
If you find any of the above discussion a bit confusing, a great general article is under Hubcap Article. And under this article, more specific discussions include the following.
1 For the word “Hubcap”, a history and a definition article . This covers an interesting discussion of how hubcaps started out as an all metal construction that later transitioned to partial metal and plastic and then all plastic. This 1968 Mercury hubcap is an all metal example.
2 Hubcap Identification Systems discussion. This covers the classic Hollander Numbering system and the newer Hubcap Hilton Numbering system. Hollander has many useful catalogs on cars … visit them at https://hollanderinterchange.net/catalog/ .
3 And finally, Hubcap Features …. which covers several features. This includes full size hubcap designs, wire wheel hubcap designs, various attachment (hubcap to wheel) designs, trim rings, and locking hardware.