Gil Acosta's 1955 Ford

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A photo of Gil's Thunderbird taken in the late 1950s. The white 1955 Ford Thunderbird belonged to Chick Cagan. George Young and Gil is sitting in Gil's Thunerbird. Photo courtesy of Chick Cagan, from Don Boyd.
A photo of Gil's Thunderbird taken in 1960. Photo courtesy of George W. Young, from Don Boyd.

1955 Ford Thunderbird owned by Gil Acosta of Miami, Florida. Gil's Thunderbird was Maroon Red, and it featured scallops and pinstriping by Jerry Anolik. Jerry painted and pinstriped the Thunderbird at Pinky's Custom Shop in Miami. According to George W. Young, George's Thunderbird was a winner in 1960 at the 2nd annual International Autorama at the Dinner Key Auditorium.[1]



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