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Golden Sahara at Watson’s

GOLDEN SAHARA AT WATSONS In late 1959 Jim Skonzakes, owner of the Golden Sahara has Bill Ortega customize and Larry Watson paint his 1958 Ford Truck, which will be used for transporting the Golden Sahara.     hen the...
by Rik Hoving
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Larry Watson 1950 Chevy – part three

WATSONS 50 CHEVY PART 3 In 1957 Larry Watson changed the looks of his personal 1950 Chevy sedan for the third and last time. Metallic Rosemist with silver scallops outlined in Black, Larry’s first ever full car paintjob....
by Rik Hoving
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Larry Watson 1950 Chevy – part two

WATSON 1950 CHEVY – PART TWO A mishap in November ’56 wiped out the front of Larry’s ’50 Chevy, time for an CUstom update “Grapevine” was born.     n this article about the Larry W...
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Larry Watson 1950 Chevy – part one

WATSON 1950 CHEVY – PART ONE In 1955 A young Larry Watson buys an used 1950 Chevy two door sedan, he had no idea how much impact this car would have on his career.     n this article about the Larry Watson 1950...
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Larry Watson 56 Chevys

WATSON 56 CHEVYS Larry Watson painted a lot of ’56 Chevy’s in his long career. Especially in the late 1950′s and early 1960′s these cars done as mild customs with an bright Watson paint job were very po...
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Larry Watson 57 Chevys

WATSON 57 CHEVY Larry Watson painted many ’57 Chevy’s in his career, some mild, others wild. It sure shows that these “restorers cars” look amazing with a custom paint job and a nice forward rake.  ...
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Watsons – Terry Holloway Plymouth

WATSONS – TERRY HOLLOWAY PLYMOUTH The paint job Larry Watson created on Terry’s 1957 Plymouth in the late 1950′s is one of the his finest and most recognizable.   e have mentioned before that Larry Watson...
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Jim Doss 58 Chevy

JIM DOSS 58 CHEVY Larry Watson painted a lot of cars with his signature “outline” or “panel paint” jobs. The outline paint he did on Jim Doss 58 Chevy is one of the very best he ever did in his career. &...
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Watson George Teixeira T-Bird

GEORGE TEIXEIRA T-BIRD Larry Watson painted several Squarebirds with a panel – outline design. George Teixeira’s T-Bird was done in gold, white and hue’s of green. arry Watson painted his own 1958 T-Bird in s...
by Rik Hoving
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Calvin Wiekamp 55 Mercury

CALVIN WIEKAMP 55 MERCURY Painted by Larry Watson in late 1957, early 1958 is this mild customized 1955 Mercury with wild scallops in silver and dark purple. The ‘Snake Wagon”. Calvin Wiekamp from Bellflower,Califor...
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Larry Watson Flames part 4

WATSON FLAMES PART 4 In this fourth part of the story on Larry Watson’s flames, we take a look at the flames Larry created on Pinky Richard’s 1957 Corvette. In our first two articles on the Larry Watson Flames, we ...
by Rik Hoving
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Parking at Watsons part 2

PARKING AT WATSONS PART 2 Second and last part, for now, on Larry Watson painted cars parked in and around the Watson shop. This second article shows another nice selection of photos from Larry’s Personal Collection with ...
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Parking at Watsons

PARKING AT WATSONS Ever since Larry Watson started pin-striping cars and later paint whole car, his work space was surrounded with parked wonderful Custom Cars. It started in 1956 when Larry was still working out of his parents...
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