HUBCAP # c15merc1952_1 This photo shows a 15 inch Mercury hubcap for 1950/6 cars.
This 1950/6 Mercury hubcap is for Mercury models for the early 1950’s. It is hubcap # c15merc1952_1. And it also is a 15 inch Mercury hubcap. The above gallery of images show the details of this attractive stainless steel design.
Following are design details. The design has 3 embedded rings equally spaced on the hubcap conical area from the perimeter to the center. At the flat top center is an imprint of the antique and classic “Mercury man” emblem.
For this 1950/6 Mercury hubcap, the weight is about 2 pounds each. The wheel attachment method is a nice integral stainless steel multi-clip design.
Our supply quantity, for this 15 inch Mercury hubcap for 1950/6 time frame, is recently lowered. And, the quality of this supply is now average.
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. The above 1950/6 Mercury hubcap is an example of an all metal design.
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.