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General Petroliana Discussion
Yesterday at 08:03 PM
As context, I received this s36" diameter sign as a birthday gift from my wife. It had been hanging in my friends' dad's shop for decades and when cleaning it out after he passed away, she arranged to get it from my friend for me. I'm a classic car guy but when it comes to petroliana I'm not a collector so forgive me for not having a value guide and research materials at hand. Repro or not, I'm happy to have it therefore.

What I have done is ask my friend where his dad would get such a sign and he said antique shops and swap meets - this in the 1980s mostly. I've done some general searching around the internet and it doesn't match any out there that I see. Could it just be someone's home art project - ?

I'll attach a photo, and list below some things that are apparant to me that seem odd or may just provide more information.

Some things that I notice are different - I'm sure there are plenty more to you experienced collectors:

Border is simply white, no black (or green)
Wings / "A" have no black outline
Font looks a little off here and there - the "G" in "Flying" looks a little small, and the "G" in "Gasoline" looks a different in terms of the width of the vertical piece and a little chop off at about the 7:00 ponit.

The little bottom vertical line in the "Y" in "Flying" looks off center.

The paint isn't highly uniform in application either - seems a little thicker here and there. It was also not clear coated in that a mile cleaner did remove a light bit of paint consistent with baked enamel finishes on automobiles prior to the advent of base/clear paint jobs.

The holes drilled are crudely done and not uniformly spaced. No grommet at the top one (largest, the middle and bottom ones are just sheetmetal screw holes by the looks of it.
The back is galvanized finish.

I appreciate very much anyone's opinion on it. Again I am happy to have it as her gift, just trying to figure out what it is...
- Scott
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Want to Buy Petroliana
Yesterday at 07:46 PM
I’m looking for a eco 98 face I would like a NOS or fairly nice used one . Maybe a dial also. 931 206 5599 . Derrick
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Petroliana Value Questions
Yesterday at 05:33 PM
Any opinions as to value?

Approximately 46x24x6.

Thanks for your help.
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Online Auctions, eBay Craigslist Petroliana
Yesterday at 08:36 AM
25x24.5 Orignal June 1929 Shell Motor Oil Heavy Porcelain Sign Gas On Ebay

https://www.ebay.com/itm/25x24-5-Or...-Porcelain-Sign-Gas-Oil-Co/114085879894?

Located in United States

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Want to Buy Petroliana
Yesterday at 03:16 AM
Anyone with a Wayne 100 parts pump? I need two sets of ad glass retainers and a globe mount. If you have an ad glass retainer to let me borrow I can make a set. I also need one door glass. Anybody with a connection to do a run of window glass?? Thx!!
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General Petroliana Discussion
Yesterday at 02:13 AM
Hello,

I have never removed a handle off of a visible pump. I am taking it off to sand blast and paint. The skins are off the pump. Could anyone give me pointers on how to remove it?????? Thanks.
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Want to Buy Petroliana
Sun Jan 26 2020 09:50 PM
Finishing up on this Boyle Dayton 74 pump and need the ID Plate that goes below the access door.
Thanks.
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General Petroliana Discussion
Sun Jan 26 2020 09:22 PM
Thanks Guys
Joe
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Non-Petro For Sale, Trade or Wanted
Sun Jan 26 2020 07:42 PM
Nice porcelain blue cobalt color.14” wide x about 6” deep. Nice and clean.Some chips and
Dings but overall nice condition $125.00 plus shipping obo. Lower 48 only
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For Sale Petroliana with prices
Sun Jan 26 2020 07:35 PM
Box in fairly good condition. Autolite T h -8 size. 10 plugs total.
All plug Boxes,plugs,and wrapping in excellent condition $115.00 shipped obo
Lower 48 only thanks
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Non-Petro For Sale, Trade or Wanted
Sun Jan 26 2020 07:24 PM
Really nice 7up sign. I don’t know what kind of display it came from
But I have not seen another like it. It is 12” wide x 14”long. Has 6 mounting holes
And some edge wear. $250.00 plus shipping to lower 48 only.
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For Sale Petroliana with prices
Sun Jan 26 2020 06:35 PM
Both in good used working condition,SLIGHT discoloration on lower left on the Phillips shield,barely noticeable.

Choice $60.00 shipped.

Take both $110.00 shipped.
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Want to Buy Petroliana
Sun Jan 26 2020 05:20 PM
Hello,

I am looking for any size early Shell banner. Please P.M. or text my cell at 360-961-1706. Andrew
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General Petroliana Discussion
Sun Jan 26 2020 04:31 PM
Hello,
Where would this type of price box been utilized...? It also has a bunch of additional cards inside
Thank you for your input!
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Non-Petro For Sale, Trade or Wanted
Sat Jan 25 2020 11:05 PM
Heavy vinyl,measures 45" by 68",10 brass grommets,good condition,no tears or rips.It has been folded for years.

$60.00 shipped
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For Sale Petroliana with prices
Sat Jan 25 2020 07:54 PM
Automotive poster of dates and names of automobiles made in the USA. I have had this poster for many years. Has very little staining on the bottom center I tried to show. measures approximately 24x38 inches made of cardboard material. $200.00 offer. Thanks Frank 910-330-3085
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Want to Buy Petroliana
Sat Jan 25 2020 07:16 PM
Does anyone have a Canvas banner for sale? Preferably a Chevy one?
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For Sale Petroliana with prices
Sat Jan 25 2020 07:15 PM
Wayne 70 gas pump poster measures approximately 33x22 inches. Made in USA. This is the way I purchased it many years ago. $250.00 Thanks Frank (910-330-3085)
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Want to Buy Petroliana
Sat Jan 25 2020 10:44 AM
Looking to buy a nozzle holder for a Milwaukee visible pump.
Thanks
Email: john@oldgaspumpguys.com
Phone 920-279-1206

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Non-Petro For Sale, Trade or Wanted
Thu Jan 23 2020 08:19 PM
Have some hits on the border and some scratches but looks pretty good take a good look at the pictures price is $750 I can get it to dixie. Text me for more pictures I'm having trouble uploading more pictures 407 334 8239
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Want to Buy Petroliana
Thu Jan 23 2020 12:48 AM
WTB: Need a 5' sign ring in any condition for Packard sign.
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For Sale Petroliana with prices
Thu Jan 23 2020 12:03 AM
I got another small run of lubester knobs and have contacted those of you that I had on a waiting list from about a month ago when I ran out. If I have missed anyone that wanted some I apologize. If you didn't get a message from me please let me know and I will try to get you taken care of. I don't have too many left again as my guy was leaving for snowbird land until March and just made me enough to get those out I had orders for plus a few extras. Thanks to everyone for your patience and patronage, I will try to keep a few in stock as best I can in the future. Price is still $12 each plus $7.50 postage to the continental USA for up to six knobs. Paypal preferred. Thanks....Gary
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Petroliana News
Wed Jan 22 2020 04:03 AM
Flyer for Escalon, California Gas Bash swap meet March 14, 2020
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General Petroliana Discussion
Wed Jan 22 2020 01:01 AM
Anyone know what purpose the sliding tube topper served? I purchased the parts diagram and it is called out on the diagram, but left out of the parts list. My topper pot metal was rotten and broken up in multiple pieces. With super glue and JB Weld Putty, I was able to piece it back together and it will fit on the sliding tube top.
Joe
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Want to Buy Petroliana
Tue Jan 21 2020 08:31 PM
Looking for a American visible 10 gallon jar lid Thanks Frank 910-330-3085
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