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Fake Mobil "D" Sign on Ebay #258926
Tue Jun 14 2011 01:51 PM
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I think it was discussed on here before.

Mobil Sign

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Re: Fake Mobil "D" Sign on Ebay [Re: 57tbirdkid] #258992
Tue Jun 14 2011 10:28 PM
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turtle2403 is a known seller of fake signs.



Re: Fake Mobil "D" Sign on Ebay [Re: Scott Baselt] #258993
Tue Jun 14 2011 11:20 PM
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sucks because its a good looking sign. looks like the gargoyle was stamped on later? this sign is gonna go sky high in price


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Re: Fake Mobil "D" Sign on Ebay [Re: Lost Highway] #259020
Wed Jun 15 2011 08:37 AM
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Writing is sloppy. The word all should be italicized. There is what I think to be a trader mark stamp missing from the right side of the sign. The funny thing is this one is the same size as original and No rust on the back. Still looks like a poorly made sign compared to the original.

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Re: Fake Mobil "D" Sign on Ebay [Re: 57tbirdkid] #259240
Thu Jun 16 2011 10:48 PM
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she normally gets 5-600 for those fakes - I have seen her sell at least 5 signs like this! used to write and tell her in the beginning but she don't give a damn.
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Claes

Re: Fake Mobil "D" Sign on Ebay [Re: fast66] #259247
Fri Jun 17 2011 03:58 AM
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I feel sorry for the folks living in Indiana because when I see something from a seller from Indiana I just stay away because I am never sure whom the repro sellers are. John

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Re: Fake Mobil "D" Sign on Ebay [Re: Fueluser] #259266
Fri Jun 17 2011 06:41 AM
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Another repoper giving Hoosiers a bad name!

Re: Fake Mobil "D" Sign on Ebay [Re: bustermonty] #259348
Fri Jun 17 2011 10:38 PM
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There is another one on live auctioneers website.

Re: Fake Mobil "D" Sign on Ebay [Re: Miken] #259741
Tue Jun 21 2011 10:50 AM
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Here's one just like it at the June 25th Matthews auction. The word "ALL" should be Italec lettering. Correct me if I am wrong.


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Re: Fake Mobil "D" Sign on Ebay [Re: signgod2112] #259750
Tue Jun 21 2011 11:55 AM
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U are correct, and also "regd trade mark" below "IL" in Mobiloil.
There is a post in known reproductions showing both the real deal and the fake, that I posted some years ago.
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Re: Fake Mobil "D" Sign on Ebay [Re: fast66] #259761
Tue Jun 21 2011 01:17 PM
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I guess this one slipped past Dan. He will state if it is a repop or not.

Re: Fake Mobil "D" Sign on Ebay [Re: signgod2112] #259960
Wed Jun 22 2011 08:15 PM
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and here is another on ebay 260806791641


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Re: Fake Mobil "D" Sign on Ebay [Re: Lost Highway] #259972
Wed Jun 22 2011 11:36 PM
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how about this. Saw it at a local flea market.
looks unreal to me.

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Re: Fake Mobil "D" Sign on Ebay [Re: norton16h] #259973
Wed Jun 22 2011 11:37 PM
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the words font is different from those on ebays and the D is quite done quite crudely as well.

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Re: Fake Mobil "D" Sign on Ebay [Re: norton16h] #259977
Thu Jun 23 2011 12:56 AM
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Heres a picture of an original (Large British collection)
It has the italic "ALL" and two "reg'd trade mark" (below both the Gargoyle and Mobiloil) and it also differs in the area of the handlebar.
Originals seem to be rectangular and repros square.
Compare original to the one on ebay mentioned in earlier post above.

//Claes

Mobiloil D A Chandler.jpgMobiloil D REPRO.jpg
Repro Mobiloil D on ebay

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