1947 Kurtis Omohundro Comet Custom news, pictures, and information
The design was courtesy of Frank Kurtis, the famous Indy 500 race car fabricator that produced a successful line of vehicles in the early post-war era. Kurtis was aided by co-designer and builder, Paul Omohundro who was the owner of the drop hammer tooling Comet Company, located in Los Angeles, CA.
The Kurtis Omohundro Comet was clothed in aluminum with the windshield frame and grille were cast from bronze and then chrome plated.
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