I would hate to challenge his recollection. But I will pry perhaps to see if he has some original documentation. I sure would like to know what it was for certain.If you are staying true, a 1960 serial numbered frame would not have been built as an American. The production periods are well documented and the American was not produced after the 58 model year and was absent for 2.5 years. Production started again mid year 1961.
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