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THE CCC ITEM ARCHIVES
 

 

Early Flipper Hubcaps

  EARLY FLIPPER HUBCAPS   In the mid and late part of the 1930s the industry started to create the first Custom Car accessory parts. Lets take a closer look at an very early Flipp...
by Rik Hoving
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Customized Tow-Trucks

  CUSTOMIZED TOW-TRUCKS   In the 1930s and 1940s, Midget Racing was very popular. A good way to get attention for your automotive business was to customize the cars and trucks th...
by Rik Hoving
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SoCalif Plating Truck

  SOCALIF PLATING TRUCK   George DuVall designed the 1935 Ford for the So California Plating Company and it turned out to be one of the most outstanding early Custom Cars. The fir...
by Rik Hoving
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The Super Wheel Disk

  SUPER WHEEL DISK   When it came to Custom hubcaps in the early-mid 1940’s you did not to many choices. There was the full moon disk, the Single Bar Flipper hubcap, and th...
by Rik Hoving
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Single Bar Hubcaps Design

SINGLE BAR HUBCAPS The most popular dress-up item in the early/mid 1940’s was the Ripple-Disk-Single-Bar-Flipper-Hubcap. Many Custom Cars from this era used them, but where did they ...
by Rik Hoving
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’36 Ford in the Magnificent Thirties – Forties

A DEFINING ERA A special era for custom cars is the late 1930’s till the late 1940’s. In this particular period the custom car style was really developed which ultimately lead t...
by Rik Hoving
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