Is there something on the baseplate?
No? Slight packaging dust maybe
Looks like an old Purolator Classic 10241
It's a jobber tier Purolator Classic, the "tech" line replaced Group 7
Yup. Back before everyone's favorite Louvers!
Nice filter number V2222 ... sounds like a rocket.
This filter crosses with PH48, L12222, PH10060, 57060