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Today at 10:55 AM manifest auction by advertologist

Oct. 24th.. ... cool

Our Fall Auction Features An Excellent Selection of Porcelain Signs and Other Great Advertising Items Including a Couple of True Rarities! The auction also include art glass, gold and silver coins, rare banknotes and a selection of historical items.
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Today at 09:48 AM associated rocker can by advertologist

can aces out, hammer down: 1111.11 .. ... cool


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Today at 07:50 AM ICY-FLO Curb Sign BASE wanted by Signs&Neons

Looking for an original cast base for an Icy-Flo oil curb sign. Any help appreciated. Thanks

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Today at 03:57 AM 13.5" vs 15" capco by Steve C.

According to the globe CD, Sunoco only used 15" globes in metal frames. At least that is all that is depicted on the CD. And going through all 439 archived Sunoco pics that I have, never do I see a capco style frame.
The CD also mentions that in the process of transitioning to these style pumps (it says the wayne blend pumps. I'm not sure this is a blend pump, but it hopefully makes my point), they also eliminated globes on their pumps. On page 7 of the CD it states that the Sunoco never used plastic globe frames.
So although I've never seen an authentic picture of one of these style pumps with a globe on it, I've seen enough of them reconditioned like this one, with capco's, to make me think that there were some of these that used capco style frames.
Is that a wrong thought and is every pump that is reconditioned with a globe like this one in error? And the builder wrongfully added the globe mount?

My question is, are there 15" capco's (and I don't mean repops) or did Sunoco have 13.5" lenses during this time period? Or did this style pump/globe combination never exist?

Also, if anyone is in possession of a Sunoco picture of any of these style pumps with a globe on it, I would appreciate it if you would email me a copy. (see profile for address).

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Yesterday at 10:57 PM Large Red Crown sign. by Toys4Fun

This old photo was in the local paper archives. And I was wondering about that large Red Crown sign if it is wood or something else? Anyone have a photo of one or some insight on it? Thanks Les.

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Yesterday at 08:21 PM Gas & Oil Memorabilia Estate Auction by Rich Trice

We have a great auction coming up on Oct. 24, 2015 in Greensboro, Maryland we are selling a collection of oil, gas and ford memorabilia items.

Here is a link to the auction and we are offering online bidding as well.


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Yesterday at 08:03 PM Pennzoil Curb Sign by Iceman

Interested in an oval Pennz sign to fit my stamped curb base.

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Yesterday at 07:57 PM Man, this hobby can be painful! by Man-Cave-Shoppe Dave

Here is the 4th load home but still on the trailer waiting for my boys and I to off load it.
It's a Ray F. Becker 1940s metal 3 bay service station building made in Portland and was a Richfield station on East Sprague in Spokane Valley where a Pawn 1 building is now.
Taken down bolt by bolt and piece by piece about 25 yrs ago.
This last load is the heaviest so far and I need a loader or boom and longer more heavy duty of a trailer for the other beams!
They are substantially heavier than these beams on this load.
Take care and drive/ride safe!

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Yesterday at 07:43 PM Globe Gasoline Cloth w/ Logo, NOS by coltex

Here is an NOS, dusting/washing cloth in the original paper from Globe Oil Co., McPherson, KS. The son of one of the original owners used to frequent my business in Colorado. I got these from him. I wished he would have had a stack of NOS signs. LOL.

Anyway, they measure 6" X 9" folded up; 18" X 18" unfolded. What a great logo.

$ 14.00 shipped to the lower 48. I sell in order of PM received.

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Yesterday at 07:25 PM Making a Bennett 966 to visually work by ed1966ss

I've been working on a design to have the Bennett 966 pump I'm restoring to visually work as it did when in service. Here is the progress as of today.

The lights will be activated via the push/pull handle on the side cover. I'll use LED bulbs so the power draw will be minimal. All wiring and porcelain sockets were replaced and wiring is routed through the rigid conduit that was original to the pump.

To enable the pump dials to spin when the nozzle handle is depressed I've added a few components. These include a small AC motor, an AC/DC power supply, an Omron 12VDC relay and a small momentary switch.

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