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Larry Watson Cadillacs Part Two

  LARRY WATSON CADILLACS Part two   Part two in the series of photos of Cadillacs custom painted by Larry Watson. Very colorful and amazing photos from Larry’s Personal Photo Collection. This is the second par...
by Rik Hoving
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Watson painted 1960 Ford

  WATSON PAINTED 1960 FORD   Larry Watson painted this 1960 Ford in 1962-63 in a striking, yet unusual pearl white with brown outlines fogged in in candy yellow.     Several years before I got access to the...
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Larry Watson Cadillacs Part one

  LARRY WATSON CADILLACS Part one   Cadillac’s always have had something special about them. And if you then ad a wonderful paint-job by the master of custom-paint, Larry Watson, then you have something really s...
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Larry Watson Space Age Pick Up

  LARRY WATSON SPACE AGE PICK UP   Besides having his 1961 Ford Econoline, named Wire-O, Larry also had plans for a much wilder Econoline, named Space Age. Sadly this show truck was never completed. This is what we...
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Larry Watson at Work part two

  LARRY WATSON AT WORK   In this second part of photos of Larry Watson at Work we will share some more unique photos from Larry’s Personal Collection. These give a great insight how things where done back then....
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Kermit Hanson 1957 Buick

THE SNATCH WAGON Larry Watson added three tone crab-style flames to the mildly customized Kermit Hanson 1957 Buick and created a new trend with it.     Kermit Hanson, Bellflower High School class mate from Larry Wat...
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Watson Jerry Preston 59 El Camino

JERRY PRESTON 59 EL CAMINO Besides having one of Larry Watson’s first panel job on his 1954 Ford, Jerry Preston also owned a 1959 Chevy El-Camino that he had customized by Bill Ortega and painted several times by Larry Wa...
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Watsons Dave Robertson 58 Chevy

DAVE ROBERTSON 58 CHEVY Larry Watson painted many 1958 Chevies in his career, some made it into the magazines, including this Cherry Burgundy Bel Air for Dave Robertson.   When Roger O’Dell, on behalf of Larry Watson...
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Larry Watson painted Jaguar XK

PEARL WHITE AND PINK ROADSTER In the late 1950’s and 1960’s Larry Watson was known for his amazing paint jobs on Custom Cars, in the 1970’s more and more Sports Car owners wanted Larry to paint their cars in s...
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Outlined 54 Chevy

OUTLINED 54 CHEVY This nice mildly customized 1954 Chevy is credited with a Larry Watson outline paint job in candy red and white pearl.   A while ago I came across this very nice color slide on eBay. It was an late 1950&#...
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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...
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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...
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