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Dave Kyte’s Watson Painted 1955 Mercury

WATSONS WILDEST CUSTOM PAINT JOB Larry Watson was known for his incredible paint jobs. From wild flames, lace or scallops, to super straight, single tone pearls, and candies. But I think th...
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Larry Watson Lace Painting

  WATSON LACE PAINTING   Larry Watson often gets credits for inventing the lace paint job on cars. But it was actually a Von Dutch story that inspired Larry to start experimenting...
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Larry Watson Show

Watson Indoor Show Photos

  WATSON INDOOR SHOW PHOTOS   From the late 1950s to the 1970s the indoor Custom Car and Hot Rod shows were very big. Larry Watson painted many cars during this period, and many...
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Watsons Saint Vasquez 50 Chevy

  SAINT VASQUEZ 50 CHEVY   Larry Watson designed and painted Saint Vasquez his 1950 Chevy with one of the most outstanding and trend setting scallop paint job.      ...
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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...
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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 ins...
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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 Abendrot...
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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 ...
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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 1958 Pontiac

WATSON 1958 PONTIAC Brilliant off-white Pearl with ice blue outlines on a huge 1858 Pontiac Bonneville. A 1958 Pontiac Bonneville Sports Coupe is a huge car, people called cars like this a ...
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Ron Dulin 56 Plymouth

  RON DULIN 56 PLYMOUTH   We do not see to many Mopar based Customs, but cars like this 1956 Plymouth Fury owned by Long Beach California’s Ron Dulin, show that they do make...
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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...
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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 59 Chevy

2 Watson Painted 59 Chevies.

  WATSON PAINTED 59 CHEVIES   Larry Watson painted quite a few 1959 Chevies in his career. Among those were these two nearly identical painted pearl pink hard-tops. Lets take a cl...
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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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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 pai...
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Larry Watson Flames part 3

WATSON FLAMES PART 3 In this third part of the story on Larry Watson’s flames, we take a look at the flames Larry created on Al Lazarus his 1955 Chevy. In our first two articles on t...
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