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The distributor appears to be from a 1977 and later V8 and was only used w/DuraSpark Electronic Ignition.
There is what appears to be an oil cap on the left valve cover, that didn't occur until 1965 on V8's.
M-E-L's were 1958/67 383/430/462's.
Count the number of valve cover bolt holes per side. I believe MEL's have 6.
Look at the underside pic and the transmission. One piece trans, and look at the top side where you can see the ribbing between the bell part and the main case part. The Lincoln 462 would have had a Cruise-O-Matic, which is a non-integral bell trans with an iron main case. Pics here:
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