So I was cleaning my flap handle to installation on the clean frame, and I noticed something. The Blue handle is the one that was installed on N97954, the white one was a surplus part that came with the project. Notice the difference in the additional notch in the blue one.
As I understand, this is a common, “Modification” people made back in the day. Not sure of the purpose other than adding an additional flap position.
I cleaned the flap handle and sent it off for powder coating and it cam back looking great. I installed it into the frame, only to learn I needed to remove it to easily fit the aluminum floorboards in for fitting.