2259: GTE details
I spent a little time hand stitching the parking brake cover, following the original holes made by the sewing machine about 50 years ago.
After I installed the boot, I was very happy with the results. I had originally considered replacing this boot with new leather of similar color, but I can see saving the original leather was much more fitting to the rest of the car. A new boot would have stuck out with all the rest of the orignal leather.
Speaking of preserving the original details, I finished preserving the steering wheel. Instead of stripping all the varnish off the wheel, I managed to clean the stained wood where the varnish had worn away and coat the steering wheel fresh coats of varnish.
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