1960 Parking Brake
This is the first version. The release handle is smaller and says
A simple push down on the handle will release the parking brake.
This is the second version and the version that is more common.
The release handle says
PULL OUT & PRESS DOWN
Two actions are needed to release the brake. It may have been that with the first version,
unintended brake releases occurred. There are also some minor differences in the internal links
from the first and second versions. We noted the release link wanted to disengage on a first version
brake release and a comparison to the second version showed the link now had an upset manufactured
in it to prevent disengagement.
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