A look back at simulated wire wheel covers. Part 1: the 1950s

1953 Chevrolet Bel Air with wire wheel covers

1953 Chevrolet wire wheel cover

Wisconsin resident John Romppainen’s 1953 Chevrolet Bel Air was picked to chauffer Marion Ross and the late Tom Bosley (aka Marion and Howard Cunningham) from the long-running ’50s-era sitcom “Happy Days” — for a day of festivities and the unvieling of a bronze statue of The Fonz in Milwaukee.

(Photo credit: Old Cars Weekly)

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