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What was this for???
#335838 Sat Jun 23 2012 05:09 PM
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What was this used for??? It says AUTOMOBILE GROSS 144 NECESSITIES at the top and QUALITY PRODUCTS. I tryed to not buy anything this weekend KEVIN LOL

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hotrodfun1 #335916 Sat Jun 23 2012 11:16 PM
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Kevin,
I probaly have over 1500 auto related ads and mags going back to around 1915, but I do not remember anything about this cabinet. My guess is that Sunday morning, someone will answer this post telling you everything this was used for and the complete history of the company. I just hope he doesn't PM you the info.

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Jack Sim #335918 Sat Jun 23 2012 11:37 PM
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I will pass it on if they do. Here is a close up picture. Thanks for your help. Thanks again Scott

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hotrodfun1 #335967 Sun Jun 24 2012 07:01 AM
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I have a small tube repair kit from Gross it says bevel-cut patches for all rbber goods Gross MFG Co. inc, Monrovia Calif. same design on front. Thanks Jack

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Do you have a pic? Thanks jack


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Jack R #336332 Mon Jun 25 2012 08:06 AM
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Gross produced a number of tire repair materials. Don't know if they made any other products since I know nothing of their history. They were up here in Canada also since I found all my pieces here. I would say that my pieces were from the 1950s or early 60s. I may have a different style of cabinet some where in the garage. I'll check tonight. Cheers!

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coopersplace #336334 Mon Jun 25 2012 08:08 AM
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Here is my small collection.

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coopersplace #336356 Mon Jun 25 2012 10:26 AM
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I better get looking so I can fill mine. Thanks for the info. I looked all over the net with no luck. Thanks


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Found one more piece with original contents.

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