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

Wire wheel cover add ons

1950s wire wheel covers

During the 1950s, many auto parts producers peddled wire wheel add-ons, which fit over basic dog dish- center caps to create a one-piece look. Shown to the right of this photo is a 1955-56 Chevrolet wheel center cap.

Photo Credit: Bill Harmon

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