Herbert Gary

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A photo of Herb with The Aztec from The Ray Soff Photo Collection.
Gary receives a trophy for The Aztec at the Hartford Autorama in the late 50's.

Herbert "Herb" Gary owned and operated Gary's Auto Body in Sea Cliff, New York. Gary learned his trade solely from reading magazines, he learned his craft entirely on his own, and that included a long list of abilities such as hammer-welding and sectioning. He never used any filler of any kind, whether plastic or lead. When a job first called for a specific shape, panels were hand made from sheet stock and hammer-welded in place. He was well known for flawless results.

Herbert Gary's Cars

Herb Gary's 1949 Plymouth - The Aztec

Cars Restyled by Herbert Gary

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