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[Datsun 1200 encyclopedia]

Badges

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Datsun 1200s came with several badges (emblems). The original 1200 badges were metal, but the new ones -- genuine Nissan items -- are a high-quality plastic that looks very good. Aftermarket reproduction badges vary in quality from poor to very good.


Contents

Overview

Also see: Badge Part Numbers

Genuine Nissan badges are metal or plastic depending on the year made.

Various early B110 Sunny Emblems (Japan)
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1972 JDM Facelift emblems
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Badge Installation

Most Datsun badges are fastened via Hole-barrel nuts.

1. Two or three simple holes are drilled in the sheet metal
2. Round inserts are pushed into the sheet metal
3. The badge is pushed into the inserts

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The inserts may be stuck to the old badge, you can see them on this GL badge:
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The nuts are not sold separately, but can be found on wrecker cars or old broken badges.

Emblem/Trim Retainers (Hole Stud Tubular Nut/Panel Tubular Speed Nut)
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? Tubular Speed Nut 1/8" Stud. #018 Fits 5/32" to .161" Hole. 0.012-0.018" Panel Thickness ?
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Market Differences

* Japan market 1200s used "Sunny" & "S" badges
* Export market 1200 used "Datsun", "D" badges

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Colors

Most badges, especially the script ones, are simple silver color.

Sedan "S" and "D" grille emblems have red and blue bars:
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Coupe "S" and "D" round emblems have tricolor red, white and blue pie sections:
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Some are faded after all this time:
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Most are faded to no color after 40 years:
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Coupe

See main article: Coupe Badges

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Sedan

See Main Article: Sedan badges

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Sunny Truck & Ute

See main article: Truck Badges

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Van

Van uses the same badges as Sedan:

* Grille 'S' ornament (including facelift version)
* No grille trim badges (Deluxe, GL or GX)
* 'Sunny' rear quarter badge
* 'Sunny 1200' rear badge
* 'Deluxe' rear badge (DX only, early version)
* 'Sports' rear badge (DX 4-speed only)

In addition, Van used these unique badges:

96905-18100 LABEL-loading capacity '400 kg'
* lower left side
96907-G1100 LABEL-4 speed Van-Std T, Van-P T
* middle height right side
'VAN' badge - Portugal
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Van Deluxe (Japan)
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Van Deluxe (export)


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Van - Portugal
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Custom

'DATSUN 1200' coupe badge + Portuguese 'VAN' badge
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GX

GX trim used mostly standard badges, but some are specific and are shown here.

1200 grille early & grille late. Only Coupe & Sedan came in GX trim
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1200 C-pillar Sedan badges
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1200 side Coupe Badges
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GX5 Badges grille & boot
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Custom? GX-sports badge, reportedly made of aluminum
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Non-1200?
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NOTE: there are 3 types of plain GX letter badges.

* top:    Grille (black-backed script)
          GX grille, 1970-1971
          GX grille, 1972
* bottom: Eear (see-through script)
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GX grill badge vs GX rear badge (grille badge has a background):
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Rear GX see-through badge
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Grille GX narrow 1972 badge
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Grille GX wide 1970-1971 badge
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1200 SSS

The Datsun 1200 SSS sedan was a product from Datsun New Zealand.

SSS badge on the glove box. Anyone have a photo?

SSS left-side grille emblem
62800-N0401 MARK-radiator grille "SSS"
* Datsun 510 Coupe KPK, Sedan PTK
* Datsun 1200 SSS

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82858-U0800 boot/rear badge- same as 610/180B SSS
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Non-1200 SSS

1200 SSS badges are not to be confused with similar badges from other Datsuns that are pointy on the bottom.

Pointy badge not Datsun 1200 SSS
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Black SSS badge is not 1200?
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Steering wheel badge??? South Africa
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910 Bluebird SSS
62892-W3500 Front Grille Mark 8201-8907 [triangular 'SSS']
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62896-W1200 Front Mark 7910-8112 [octagonal 'SSS']

810 Bluebird SSS [Sedan:62396-U7625, Coupe:62396-U8325]
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62397-U7600 'SSS' ~120 mm long
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411 SSS rear badge
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PB110 Sunny Excellent

See Main Article: PB110 Badges

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Datsun 1200 S1

The Datsun 1200 S1 2-door sedan was a Datsun of Portugal offering.

* S1 grille badge
* S1 boot badge, fitted to left of the right taillight
See main article: Datsun 1200 S1
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Custom

Grille-fixed Sedan boot badge 'Datsun1200' with the 1200 painted red
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Nissan hamburger grille badge
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Germany

'DATSUN' rear side
'DATSUN 1200' boot right side

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Interior

The only interior badge is the steering wheel, a small piece of aluminum trim. See the steering wheel article.

Part Sources

* Nissan USA and Nissan Japan are out of badges
* Nissan Australia apparently still has some.
* eBay has them from time to time
* Yahoo Auctions Japan always has some
* Too Intense usually has some 1200 badges
* Aoba Auto
* South Yokohama
* Matsuoka

Be careful of the quality:
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Malaysia repro vs Nissan item: This reproduction badge has has poor chroming and what appears to be hand-painted coloring that doesn't exactly stay within the lines. However, other reproduction badges may be high quality.

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