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

Lyons wire wheel assembly

Many wire wheel cover designs in the 1950s such as the previously shown Lyon model came in three parts. A small center cap snapped onto an outer trim ring (basket), with a steel mount piece (bucket) underneath for mounting onto the car wheel.

Many wire wheel cover designs in the 1950s such as the previously shown Lyon model came in three parts. A small center cap snapped onto an outer trim ring (basket), with a steel mount piece (bucket) underneath for mounting onto the car wheel.

Photo credit: Larry Gorden

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