Is This ESSO Sign Real?

Posted by: TheHorse13

Is This ESSO Sign Real? - Fri Jan 20 2017 07:40 AM

I have the opportunity to buy this sign and to me, it appears real. The seller says that the sign hanger is original too.

I would love to hear what the experts think about it. The seller wants 300 bucks but I am unsure if this is a good deal.

I appreciate any input you may have.
Posted by: Dave's Garage

Re: Is This ESSO Sign Real? - Fri Jan 20 2017 10:16 AM

The hanger and the sign are both originals. However, they don't go together. The sign is an oil can rack sign. It wasn't originally on that hanger.The sign has been trimmed along one side that is why the hanging holes are not centered. You will note that the thin white border is missing along the trimmed edge.

I would spend my $300.00 on something nicer.
Posted by: Stu K.

Re: Is This ESSO Sign Real? - Fri Jan 20 2017 10:46 AM



I would spend my $300.00 on something nicer. [/quote] I agree.
Posted by: advertologist

Re: Is This ESSO Sign Real? - Fri Jan 20 2017 11:29 AM

ditto .. ... cool
Posted by: TheHorse13

Re: Is This ESSO Sign Real? - Fri Jan 20 2017 12:06 PM

Thanks everyone. I appreciate the responses. I will move on.
Posted by: TheHorse13

Re: Is This ESSO Sign Real? - Thu Jan 26 2017 07:41 AM

In an unsuspected turn of events, the seller contacted me back out of the blue. He told me that I can have the sign and the hanger for $125.

I know from the posts above that the sign has been trimmed and that the hanger does not go to it.

I'm unsure if it's worth it so I'm asking for your help one more time on this.

Thanks!
Posted by: Dave's Garage

Re: Is This ESSO Sign Real? - Thu Jan 26 2017 09:50 AM

The hanger is probably worth $50.00-$75.00 and the sign is probably worth the same.

If, it is something that you can put up on the wall and enjoy...well then, that is priceless!