Dean Jeffries' 1947 Mercury
1947 Mercury convertible owned and restyled by Dean Jeffries of Lynwood, California. Dean bought the Mercury from his cousin after he had wrecked it. Jeffries' dad was part owner of a body and fender repair shop, and he repaired the car for him.
When Dean got the car, it was light green. At the time he pinstriped out of George Cerny's shop. Jeffries didn't like green cars, and repainted it white with flames and pinstriping. Dean also lowered the car, Frenched the headlights, and fit it with a 1955 Ford grille. When he got the car, it was already fit with dual spotlights. The hood featured four rows of louvers, which Jeffries trimmed with flames.
Sold to Jerry Halak
Where is it Now?
In 1958 Halak sold the car to Larry Nadrasik who was a senior at Woodward High. In 2018 Kevin Roberts told Ross Ruiz of 46 to 64 that Larry moved to England, UK, and apparently brought the Merc with him. Unfortunately, Larry passed away in 1994, and nobody knows what happened to the old custom. Please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.orgIf you have any additional information about the lost Dean Jeffries.
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.
- Find out how you can become a contributor.
- Forward this article to a friend.
- Subscribe to our newsletter and receive updates on Dean Jeffries' 1947 Mercury and other subjects featured on Kustomrama.
Help Us Make This Article Better
If you have additional information, photos, feedback or corrections about Dean Jeffries' 1947 Mercury, please get in touch with Kustomrama at: email@example.com.