William Block's 1936 Ford
1936 Ford restyled by Dave Puhl at Trend Customs for William Block. The car was shown as the "Golden Chariot" and "Brandy's Chariot". It was considered by many to be the finest custom rods ever built, William made a total cash investment of $ 9000 including labor and 300 hours of work. The body was covered with 30 coats of Swedish mother-of-pearl. The paint job took two months to complete. The motor-of-pearl version of Brandy's Chariot was shown at the first annual National Champion Custom Car Show. At the show, the car took home the Special Rod Show Award.
The Golden Chariot was destroyed in a shop fire.
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