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Ever been an A38 in Sunoco? #531982
Wed Apr 30 2014 04:49 AM
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I've never seen a Sunoco A38 in old pics or otherwise, but wondered if anyone else ever has. If so, I would love to get my hands on one of the big top glass pieces!


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Re: Ever been an A38 in Sunoco? [Re: Steven C.] #532032
Wed Apr 30 2014 08:07 AM
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I have never seen one either. However, one of the books shows that "Blue Sunoco" and "Dynafuel" lenses were originally produced for the A38. I think an A38 would look good restored to Sunoco!


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Re: Ever been an A38 in Sunoco? [Re: hobbies4howie] #532033
Wed Apr 30 2014 08:09 AM
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Thanks for the input Jason. What book are you referring to?


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Re: Ever been an A38 in Sunoco? [Re: Steven C.] #532037
Wed Apr 30 2014 09:03 AM
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My guess is that there is some A38 glass for Sunoco out there somewhere.

Probably not for new pumps ordered by Sunoco through National, but glass cut for stations taken over by Sunoco jobbers that had A38 pumps already in service. That's probably why you don't see them often.

Re: Ever been an A38 in Sunoco? [Re: Ohio Oil] #532050
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Steve, I believe the book is "A Guide to Gas Pump Restorations". I will check and make sure that is correct when I get home this evening.


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Re: Ever been an A38 in Sunoco? [Re: hobbies4howie] #540257
Thu Jun 05 2014 11:07 AM
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While looking through my Sunoco pics, I came across this. Never really noticed it before.

Not sure if that is an A38, but sure would love an original piece of that glass some day!!!

50s_ChesapeakeBeach_Md A-38.jpg
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Re: Ever been an A38 in Sunoco? [Re: Steven C.] #540260
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I'm pretty sure it is. Looks, like an A38 to me.

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