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1949 Mercury Jerry Quesnel - Barris/Quesnel
This dark Purple custom has never been featured enough in the custom car magazines in the early 50’s. Why not? perhaps because it was one of the first ‘49 Mercury’s that received a chopped top. This all happened basicly before the custom car magazines started to be published. The top of the factory blue 49 Mercury was cut the night after Jerry bought it as a brand new car in november ’48, he was just 20 years old at that time. Jerry and Sam Barris performed this extreme chopped top. Caracteristic for this top is the angled forward and rounded B-pillar and drip rail removal for an ultra smooth look. A lot of metal work and later stainless steel trim work went into this one. Other than the chopped to this custom has not much radical body work done to it. Some corners where rounded, but not the now so common hood corners. The grille shell was molded in and the stock Mercury headlights where frenched. The hood was dechromed and the door handles shaved. At the rear the stock taillights where removed and new custom units where elegantly set into the bumper guards using red plastic. Fender skirts where scratch built, and the rear window was filled with a single piece ’50 Mercury window. Jerry likes his customs low so the car was lowered a lot which in combination with the heavy chop created an ultra low custom. The car was driven around in white primer with stock grille and hubcaps for a while before being painted by Jerry with 32 coats of dark purple with color sanding in between each coat. A new custom grille bar created from ’51 Ford components was also added at this time. ’49 Cadillac hubcaps replaced the Mercury units. The grille on Jerry’s Mercury is the same as the one on Sam Barris his own ’49 Mercury. The current whereabout of the car is unknown.
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Timo Hersti's 1941 Lincoln Zephyr SC
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Silhouette
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Tommy The Greek 1936 Ford Phaeton
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1953 Chevrolet - Cole Foster
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'50s 51 Chevy First edition photo's
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1947 Cadillac – Palle Johansen
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