---In STMFC@..., <jimbetz@...> wrote :
Thanks - I suspect those labels were for "wreck identification".
I remembered them wrong (that they were metal instead of
part of the rubber) ... or they are metal these days and they
weren't those days. So much has been lost ...
- Jim B.
That is correct, and the rubber looked like a tire patch (remember those?) and wasn't all that big, maybe 3/4" x 1-1/2", long way around the hose.