Dick and Dale's Auto Upholstery

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A photo of Dawn Smith and Linda Merillat taken in front of Dick & Dale's. The 1950 Mercury belonged to Dawn, and the photo appeared in an ad for Dick and Dale's Auto Upholstery in the 1959 Sequoia Hi Year Book.
A second iteration of Pete Brock's 1946 Ford Convertible of Menlo Park, California. While studying as an automotive designer at the Art Center Design School of Los Angeles, Pete started sketching new ideas for the Ford. He brought the custom to Norm's Auto Body to have the ideas carried out in metal. According to Peter, "It’s interesting to note that Briggs Cunningham was the first to use these "racing stripes" which I added to my car in honor of his participation as an American at Le Mans. I later used those stripes in designing the livery for the Mustang GT350s we built at Shelby American starting in 1965." Known as the "Fordillac", this photo shows the car as it appeared when it was featured in Car Craft June 1956. Back then, it had been reupholstered by Dick and Dale's Auto Upholstery.
Dawn Smith's 1950 Mercury of Redwood City, California. Dawn's Merc was upholstered by Dick and Dale's Auto Upholstery.
An ad for Dick and Dale's Auto Upholstery from the 1959 Sequoia Hi Year Book.

Dick and Dale's Auto Upholstery was an upholstery shop in Redwood City, California. In 1959 the shop was located at 2504 El Camino.

Cars Upholstered by Dick and Dale's Auto Upholstery

Vern Simon's 1936 Ford Roadster
Peter Brock's 1946 Ford Convertible - The Fordillac
Dawn Smith's 1950 Mercury


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