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Repro? #386190
Mon Jan 14 2013 09:23 PM
Mon Jan 14 2013 09:23 PM
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Vegaslube Offline OP
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This flying A looks too good to be true. Did they ever reproduce these in fiberglass. The seller seems to think it was made in the 70s and fiberglass. (The round part is 4')
http://pbckt.com/p7.RLKtFc
Thanks in advance!
Vegaslube

Last edited by Vegaslube; Mon Jan 14 2013 09:38 PM.
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Re: Repro? [Re: Vegaslube] #386208
Mon Jan 14 2013 11:33 PM
Mon Jan 14 2013 11:33 PM
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Santa Paula, Calif
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Best to use Image Code instead of Direct Link.

Re: Repro? [Re: Dick Bennett] #386215
Tue Jan 15 2013 04:47 AM
Tue Jan 15 2013 04:47 AM
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YES they did reproduce them in fiberglass


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Re: Repro? [Re: KZ1000] #386343
Tue Jan 15 2013 04:16 PM
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That's what iwas afraid of, thanks for the help!

Re: Repro? [Re: Vegaslube] #386382
Tue Jan 15 2013 06:47 PM
Tue Jan 15 2013 06:47 PM
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If I remember correctly there was a blue jeans brand that was using the fiberglass flying A signs for advertising.

Re: Repro? [Re: 60wayne] #386399
Tue Jan 15 2013 07:20 PM
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Some Tidewater stations used the fiberglass "button" signs... We had on on the side of our building in '65 and '66 ....

We (my Dad and I) tried to get it after the merger, but the majority owner in the station took it and hung it on his barn for 40 years until his death in 2010.... Not sure what happened to it after that...

PS: it was definitely original, as Tidewater Oil contacted the sign Company to hang the sign....

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