Mobiloil Gargoyle Price Sign

Posted by: Gary Drye

Mobiloil Gargoyle Price Sign - Thu Nov 06 2003 10:00 AM

This was bought off eBay several years ago as an "original" but I now believe it to be a repro. These signs are now showing up in the vendor catalogues. It is 13 3/4 x 17 3/4 with a dark green reverse. Four small holes in each corner. (I can't upload the image as it is over the limit, so maybe Jim can help me out).
Posted by: 41150

Re: Mobiloil Gargoyle Price Sign - Thu Nov 06 2003 10:12 AM

Gary Send me the picture and I will shrink it with my photo editing program. Thanks for the red crown grommet. The dates you have on front is from a real one and the other dates I posted are on all the repros I have ever seen. Ted
Posted by: Dwaine Buck

Re: Mobiloil Gargoyle Price Sign - Thu Nov 06 2003 11:00 AM

This is the price board sign that Gary sent me to post for him. I have seen these on ebay as originals.
Posted by: rext@worldnet.att.net

Re: Mobiloil Gargoyle Price Sign - Thu Nov 06 2003 02:53 PM

Hey Gary,your sign looks rite to me as I see it.The repros are- were, not embossed,cheap tin signs and the colors were not as brite.The originals were not made of the best stock kinda flimsley,I framed mine.
There is one other type not often seen with different prices & words I wood like to have.
Now CANES KICK VOLS butt this weekend!!Rex


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Posted by: Gary Drye

Re: Mobiloil Gargoyle Price Sign - Thu Nov 06 2003 08:18 PM

Yep Rex, the letters are embossed. I'm glad it's an original. Although not a repo, to my relief, the readers can now know that the repops do not have embossed lettering. Thanks to all for their help.