These photos were shot 57 years ago in May of 1957. Shown here is version number two, which was a result of the first version being in a car wreck. This more-involved and thought out mild custom features rear fender fins with ’55 Buick taillights. Side-trim was a combination of ’54 Dodge, ’55 Ford Fairlane, and gold-perforated mesh. The ’50 Mercury fender skirts had a scoop in the leading edge fitted with three 24-karat gold plated teeth. Dean Jeffries applied the scallops and two-tone Rustic metallic lacquer.