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Mercury’s by Larry Watson

MERCURYS BY WATSON Larry Watson painted an incredible amount of cars in his long career, however only very few Mercury’s made it to his shop.   n the Personal Collection of photos from Larry Watson there is only a ve...
by Rik Hoving
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Dick Gonzales 55 Studebaker

DICK GONZALES 55 STUDEBAKER Larry Watson painted Dick Gonzales his 1955 Studebaker Candy yellow and Pearl White. The car became world wide know after it was on the cover of the Dec. 1959 issue of R&C magazine.   ick Go...
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BuSonic at Watsons

BUSONIC AT WATSONS In 1959 Roy Abendroth started planning his dream custom based on his 1955 Buick Century. In 1963 the car was finished, Roy named it the BuSonic.     oy Abendroth from Compton Ca, started planning hi...
by Rik Hoving
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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...
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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....
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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...
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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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