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They don't make 'em like this anymore.

In 1941 the Cadillac showed off a 4 pound chrome, hood ornament called the Flying Goddess! One of these beauties arrived at North Star Plating a while back. After hours of detail work and layers of copper, nickel, and chrome, she's restored and ready to be front-center again.

 

Hood Ornaments da...

Patience is a Virtue of the Car Restorer
Patience is a Virtue of the Car Restorer

As much as I enjoy the auto restoration shows on TV, I realize that the 30 minutes showing a start, to finish project, probably took up to 2 years.