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48" Caltex double sided porcelain signs #437502
Tue Sep 18 2012 06:45 PM
Tue Sep 18 2012 06:45 PM
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Bought these from a fellow oldgasser. Was gonna keep the nicer of the two but decided it was too big for my garage. I believe these signs were made by different manufacturers because they are slighly different. The nicer one was made in Bombay and the porcelain is not as smooth to the touch as the other one which has no manufacturer markings on it. Neither sign is dated. Pics show both sides. $1475 for the nicer of the two and $875 for the other. Can deliver to Peotone as long as paid for in advance






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Re: 48" Caltex double sided porcelain signs [Re: hobbies4howie] #437503
Tue Sep 18 2012 06:57 PM
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Cal-Tex sweet signs!

Re: 48" Caltex double sided porcelain signs [Re: bagged1961] #437504
Wed Sep 19 2012 05:21 AM
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Re: 48" Caltex double sided porcelain signs [Re: hobbies4howie] #437505
Mon Sep 24 2012 01:56 PM
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Price drop. $1375 for nicer sign and $775 for other. Can also deliver to indy add show this coming weekend


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Re: 48" Caltex double sided porcelain signs [Re: hobbies4howie] #437506
Mon Sep 24 2012 08:08 PM
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Someone fill me in on the Texaco and Cal-Tex relationship?

Re: 48" Caltex double sided porcelain signs [Re: bagged1961] #437507
Mon Sep 24 2012 09:46 PM
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Caltex was a joint venture between Standard Oil of California and Texaco. I think they mainly set this joint venture up for markets oversees. I dont know if they ever sold gas in the states under this brand or not. The Caltex brand still exsists in foriegn countries although im not sure who currently owns the Caltex brandname. If someone else knows more about the past and present of Caltex, please chime in. I would love to know more about it.


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Re: 48" Caltex double sided porcelain signs [Re: hobbies4howie] #437508
Tue Sep 25 2012 12:41 PM
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caltex was renamed chevron for a moment then came back as caltex, it's pretty difficult to find a good information about it, caltex and texaco used both marfak and havoline

by the way, nice signs I got a caltex porcelain sign as the samle size as the small one

Re: 48" Caltex double sided porcelain signs [Re: Nucky] #437509
Fri Oct 05 2012 02:14 PM
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Sale pending on the nicer of the two signs.


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