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I own a 150 Super that I purchased in 2012. The frame and engine numbers clearly indicate it to be a 1967 model year scooter. It has been restored at some point in the past, but the previous owner did not know when. My question is about the tail light. It is unlike any I have seen on other vintage Vespas. Can anyone help me identify the light? Was it the normally installed light at this time?

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Welcome to the forum. I'm sure someone more knowledgeable than me will chime in but that looks to me to be a trailer light. Not that there's anything wrong with that.
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The tuna can tail light. I have seen them on pre-1974 supers. I don't know what year they started using them however. Sorry i could not help more. And welcome Modern Vespa!
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Its a US tail light.

Have one like that for my 71 Rally.

Its stock.

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It's a TAILlight, named such as it is on the TAIL end of your scooter
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It's a C E V , missing the reflector bracket but still a nice light . I like them .
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I have the identical light on my 1967 Sprint. Stock US market equipment.
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Thanks....
I am grateful for the several replies. Thanks.

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that assembly was used between 1967 and 1973 on american market scooters. it replaced the mickey-mouse taillight and was replaced by the big honking plastic one used on 74 and later models including US market P's; both this style and the later plastic one used the same mounting bracket.

yours is missing a small piece; there was originally a small bracket pieced between the taillight and the bracket that held two red reflectors, one on each side facing sideways.
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Same can that was on my 69' 180.
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SubEtherBASS wrote:
It's a TAILlight, named such as it is on the TAIL end of your scooter
yeh, nah its probably some sort of illuminati shit
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