La Dawri

British Columbia, Canada.
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LaDawri Coachcraft was founded by Leslie Albert Dawes in British Columbia, Canada in 1956 and is credited with making Canada's first fibreglass car, the LaDawri Cavalier.

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La Dawri Conquest emblem.

The company moved to the United States in 1957 where it became one of the largest fiberglass sports car body companies during the rebody/specials craze of the 1950s and 1960s.

The company ceased operations in 1965. Its name came from a combination of L A Dawes and his friend Don Wright.

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La Dawri Conquestr ad. (source: AutoHistorian )

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La Dawri ad. (source: AutoHistorian )

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