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Luggage Rack with WOOD SLATS - AT-102K
This one was made by Accessory Engineering in California with hardwood slats were mounted on a steel frame. The rack was held in place by four suction cups and web straps. No need to drill holes and the whole unit could be mounted or removed in seconds.
(Photo from the book "Accessories for your Sports Car" by Larry Reid, published by Sports Car Press, New York, 1958).