Branson's Custom Shop

From Kustomrama
Revision as of 12:21, 5 April 2017 by Admin (talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search
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


Promote your shop, show or business on Kustomrama - This ad space can also be bought to promote cars for sale or to hunt down rare parts you're looking for. Click here for more info...


Did you enjoy this article?

Kustomrama is an online encyclopedia dedicated to traditional hot rod and custom cars. Our mission is to protect, preserve and share traditional hot rod custom car history from all over the world.

Help us make this article better

If you have additional information, photos, feedback or corrections about Branson's Custom Shop, please get in touch with Kustomrama at:

This Article Was Made Possible By:

SunTec Auto Glass - Auto Glass Services on Vintage and Classic Cars
Finding a replacement windshield, back or side glass can be a difficult task when restoring your vintage or custom classic car. It doesn't have to be though now with auto glass specialist companies like They can source OEM or OEM-equivalent glass for older makes/models; which will ensure a proper fit every time. Check them out for more details!

Do you want to see your company here? Click here for more info about how you can become a Kustomrama advertiser and supporter.

Personal tools
Please Help Kustomrama
Recommended reading