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Today at 02:35 PM Authentic sign registry... by rbonitz

I've been thinking about this a bit - and maybe if there was some sort of registry for authentic signs, it would be much more difficult to sell reproductions as original.

An analogy can be made to the Shelby mustangs.... I'm quite sure there are more fakes out there than originals - But there's a registry for Shelby's and its fairly easy to tell if a car is fake by checking its VIN in the registry. Not foolproof, but pretty close.

If there were a registry of some sort and a sign could be certified as authentic (by experts) and added to the registry, it would raise its value...and reproductions would become less valuable. And yes, I know signs don't have VIN numbers - but no two signs are really truly identical (unless they are mint perfect), so an images could be used to distinguish signs.

I haven't thought this all through - but with the skyrocketing prices of signs and the proliferation of reproductions, it would seem worthwhile for someone to do this as a commercial enterprise.... Charge $100 to certify a sign (or something like that). I'll donate my idea to the cause.

Maybe a whacky idea.... but it might work, or why not?
Ray

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Today at 01:18 PM 48 inch deep rock gasoline sign by 77859charliey

has original ring on it// has some rash on one side as u can tell // price 1800 if interested 979-220-9028

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Today at 10:19 AM Wisconson historical gas stations by It's for sale

Not sure if this was posted here before. Some great photos.
https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/whi/feature/fillerup/

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Today at 10:13 AM wayne 70 by G & B T-179

looking for a wayne 70 four ad glass in NY, NJ, CT, PA area, please send PM

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Today at 09:19 AM Conoco Men/Ladies flanges, NOS by coltex

Here is a pair of NOS flanges I found years ago in a bulk plant in Colorado.

$150 plus s/h/i. I sell in order of PM received.





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Today at 07:35 AM Help identifying this pump please by Greasyboy1970

A friend spotted this pump in a rinkydink consignment store a couple hundred miles from me and was wondering if I could help him figure out what it is. The members here have always been great help so if we could help this guy out he would be very thankful. Have a great day everyone! Sorry this is the only pic I have.

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Today at 01:34 AM the island by sellersrodshop

finally started construction on my island , pumps & light pole project. its only been in planning stages for 16 yrs... i've mentioned it in other posts, but decided to compile everything in one thread that i can update as progress moves along. besides the island, i also have one of the rectangular sinclair signs to restore & hang on the building behind the pumps (gilbarco 96c's) & a matching gilbarco short commercial/farm pump that will probably be stenciled as a "super flame" kerosene pump.

set the pumps & light pole spaced where i wanted them & assembled the main form for concrete:


built templates for the mounting bolts to be set in the concrete based on height of pump bases:


dug the trench & laid the conduit for electricals today. the 96c's dont have an access door on the side like other pumps, but i'll be fabricating one to give access to a main switch to turn everything on/off together. i'll make a bracket to fasten the box to the frame once its in position.


i didnt get any pics of the pumps before i started teardown, but both are pretty solid & skins/doors are straight.



only issue was one had ad glass, the other didnt.


took about two hrs to convert the non ad glass doors to ad glass versions. i used the window frames from the other pump for layout. cut/snip/weld...





i used strips cut from the extra section that was removed to make the edge pieces that curve in towards the glass. the trickiest part is the ad glass opening is 1/8" shallower than the window opening, so had to trim that edge down a bit. pump frames head out to the powdercoater tomorrow.

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Yesterday at 11:26 PM Enarco cans by 66Ford

I have several Enarco and Enarco Penn 5 quart and quart cans for sale. Photo shows some of them, really nice condition. All are empty- some have both tops and bottom and some have tops missing.
Interested in offers?

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Yesterday at 11:03 PM a pair of eco island reels by 77859charliey

not sure if these reels are air and water or what // 500 each plus shipping

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Yesterday at 10:04 PM tuff conoco pump plate too come by by advertologist

SUPER.. cool

ebay # 390826848571

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