Branson's Custom Shop

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Bob Schremp's 1954 Chevrolet Bel-Air of Norwalk, California was restyled by Branson's Custom Shop in the mid 1950s. In 1956 Bob's Chevrolet received a scallop paint job by Larry Watson. The paint job was done in the driveway of Watson's parents, and it was the first car Watson gave a scallop paint job.
Louie Gaulrapp's 1954 Chevrolet, of Lakewood, California was restyled by Louie and George Branson Body and Paint Shop
Henry Contreras' 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air of Norwalk, California. Henry was a member of the Rogues of Long Beach car club, and his Chevrolet was restyled several times in the 1950s and 1960s. Branson's Custom Shop was responsible for many of the modifications on the car.
John Chavez' 1955 Oldsmobile was restyled by Branson's Custom Shop.
George Mitobe's 1957 Ford Ranchero of Artesia, California was restyled by Branson's Custom Shop sometime between 1957 and 1959. Larry Watson of Watson's House of Style applied the scallops and striping.

Branson Custom Shop of Artesia, California was run and operated by George Branson. Branson's shop was located near Excelsior High School.[1]

Employees at Branson's Custom Shop

Joe Navarro


Cars Restyled by Branson's Custom Shop

Ron Thronson's 1951 Chevrolet Fleetline
Bob Schremp's 1954 Chevrolet Bel-Air
Gerald Twamley's 1954 Chevrolet 210
Louie Gaulrapp's 1954 Chevrolet
Henry Contreras' 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air
John Chavez' 1955 Oldsmobile
Jack Arnold's 1956 Mercury
George Mitobe's 1957 Ford Ranchero


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