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Larry Watson’s Personal Photo Collection

AN AMAZING PHOTO COLLECTION The Larry Watson Personal Photo collection contains a couple of thousand photos. Most of them are snapshots Larry took himself or asked some of his friends to ta...
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Larry Watson painted Gullwing Mercedes

BRILLIANT GULLWINGS Back in the 1960’s it was HOT to have your high end Sports Car painted with bright, brilliant or deep custom colors. In this article we would like to focus on some...
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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 DeCarr customize and Larry Watson paint his 1958 Ford Truck, which will be used for transporting th...
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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 truc...
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Larry Watson Fifties Corvettes

COLORFUL 50’S VETTES Larry Watson fifties Corvettes show how great these American Sports Cars look with some customizing and special paint. In a previous article we have showed some o...
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Larry Watson Rainbows

LARRY WATSON RAINBOWS Larry Watson was a very skilled painter his technique to make long smooth movements show exceptionally well in his rainbow painted cars. Larry Watson had developed a t...
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Larry Watson Painted Fords

  LARRY WATSON painted FORDS   In his long career Larry Watson has painted numerous Ford based cars. In this article we show you a selection of the Fords he has painted and saved...
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Larry Watson Flames part 2

THE FLAMING CONTINUES In this second part of the story on Larry Watson’s flames, we take a look at the flames Larry created in the later part of his career as custom car painter. In o...
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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...
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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 th...
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The Moonglow Part 1

  DUANE STECK MOONGLOW   In early 1955 Duane Steck finds an used 1954 Chevy Bel-Air on a used car lot, and decided to buy it for his next project Custom. Some time later, when the...
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Introduction to the Watson Personal Photo Collection

AN AMAZING PHOTO COLLECTION Custom Car Chronicle and The Custom Car Photo Archive are proud to house the Larry Watson Personal Photo Collection. Here at CC- Chronicle we will share the stor...
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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 colo...
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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.     Se...
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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 o...
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Watson painted Lime Gold Model A

LIME GOLD MODEL A Good friends, Larry Watson and Bill DeCarr worked together on many projects. David C. Martin’s model A Roadster is one of those projects. In 1959 Bill DeCarr takes o...
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Watson outlined ’54 Olds

  WATSON OUTLINED PERFECTION   This 1954 Oldsmobile is a prime example of Larry Watson’s color, design and styling skills. Larry always choose the right colors and graphica...
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