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#260928 - Thu Jun 30 2011 07:06 AM TEXACO 24" SIGN
blacktee Offline
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Registered: Mon Jan 17 2005
Loc: Saline, Mi USA
Very, very questionable ? Even dated..........

http://cgi.ebay.com/1961-Texaco-24-inch-...=item1c1ce126bd

1 hole bottom, two inside the sign at 3 & 9 o'clock ? WT ?


Edited by blacktee (Thu Jun 30 2011 07:10 AM)

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#260939 - Thu Jun 30 2011 09:28 AM Re: TEXACO 24" SIGN [Re: blacktee]
deacon Offline
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Registered: Sun Mar 16 2008
Loc: North Granby, CT,US
Doug:

despite the placement of the holes in the sign
there should be a red triangle inside the A

Dann

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#260940 - Thu Jun 30 2011 09:43 AM Re: TEXACO 24" SIGN [Re: deacon]
advertologist Offline
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Registered: Fri Sep 07 2007
Loc: So. Ca.
You can put a date on anything..
IMO not authentic
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#261022 - Thu Jun 30 2011 08:15 PM Re: TEXACO 24" SIGN [Re: advertologist]
THE AMERICAN GARAGE Offline
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Registered: Wed Jun 02 2004
Loc: PECONIC BAY, L.I., NY, USA
Reminds me of the AM-59 Invader sign on ebay last week that you all said was bogus. The seller is not treasureray this time though.
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#261038 - Thu Jun 30 2011 09:31 PM Re: TEXACO 24" SIGN [Re: THE AMERICAN GARAGE]
wocopep Offline
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Registered: Sun Jan 02 2011
Loc: Wetumpka,Al.
Missing the red triangle in the A and REG.T.M. under the star.
A real one does'nt have a date that I'm aware of. Also, the TEXACO letter size is completely wrong. I'm comparing to two that I have seen and the one on my wall.

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#261043 - Thu Jun 30 2011 09:41 PM Re: TEXACO 24" SIGN [Re: deacon]
Bud Miley Offline
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Registered: Sun Jan 02 2011
Loc: Greenup, IL
Originally Posted By: deacon
Doug:

despite the placement of the holes in the sign
there should be a red triangle inside the A

Dann


If you look at item 290582432355 the triangle isnt filled in on this one. I think the 2 holes are nail holes cause they are uneven. Plus it has a rub wear around the C, I say its real or it sure fooled me.

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#261044 - Thu Jun 30 2011 09:49 PM Re: TEXACO 24" SIGN [Re: Bud Miley]
advertologist Offline
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Registered: Fri Sep 07 2007
Loc: So. Ca.
I see red in the triangle..
of 290582432355


Edited by advertologist (Thu Jun 30 2011 09:50 PM)
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#261077 - Fri Jul 01 2011 05:27 AM Re: TEXACO 24" SIGN [Re: advertologist]
blacktee Offline
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Registered: Mon Jan 17 2005
Loc: Saline, Mi USA
Well I guess I didn't word my statement very well. : )

As far as I know they NEVER made a 24" with this logo. Only one from the 20's. The date thing is what ***** me off.

Most 6 footers are dated at 6 O'clock by the black border. A 62 sign would have the circle R trademark...

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#287898 - Tue Nov 29 2011 11:06 PM Re: TEXACO 24" SIGN [Re: blacktee]
60wayne Offline
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Registered: Sun May 11 2008
Loc: Lynchburg, Va.
Well I bought the sign and beleive it to be real. I know of three others that showed up in Lynchburg Va. and I hear they came from some one that worked for Allan Morrison Sign Co. A friend of mine kept one. Living in Lynchburg I have seen some strange signs show up over the years.

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#287902 - Tue Nov 29 2011 11:41 PM Re: TEXACO 24" SIGN [Re: 60wayne]
ebaygenious Offline
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Registered: Fri Dec 03 2010
Loc: Eastern Texas
IMO that sign is real.

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#288123 - Thu Dec 01 2011 09:26 AM Re: TEXACO 24" SIGN [Re: ebaygenious]
blacktee Offline
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Registered: Mon Jan 17 2005
Loc: Saline, Mi USA
So "IF" someone's playing around in the factory makes a few of these ???

That makes it an "Original" Texaco Advertising item ?

The back isn't even porcelain.

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#288125 - Thu Dec 01 2011 09:39 AM Re: TEXACO 24" SIGN [Re: blacktee]
HI-OCTANE Offline
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Registered: Mon Jul 07 2008
Loc: Albuquerque, N. M.
What if it was some kind of experimental sign ?

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#288403 - Fri Dec 02 2011 03:56 PM Re: TEXACO 24" SIGN [Re: HI-OCTANE]
60wayne Offline
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Registered: Sun May 11 2008
Loc: Lynchburg, Va.
It is not a porcelain sign. Allan Morrison Sign Co. made no porcelain signs that I am aware off.

Several years ago a friend of mine picked up a small Gulf Solar Heat die cut sign, the size of a pump plate. He put it on e-bay and got big bucks for it. I had bid much higher on it then I thougth it was worth having looked at it. I did not get it. Had never seen or heard of one before. It showed up at a yard sale of one of the sons of the Sign Co. owners. As far as I know there is only one but who knows.
Another friend had four or five of an unseen Coke Sign. After he sold a few and it ended up in Petretti's price guide book it became a legit sign. Again an unknown find from the local sign co. No others found but a known source.

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#288805 - Sun Dec 04 2011 04:25 PM Re: TEXACO 24" SIGN [Re: 60wayne]
blacktee Offline
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Registered: Mon Jan 17 2005
Loc: Saline, Mi USA
Well how many out there ever seen a painted metal logo sign from any year of Texaco's?


Edited by blacktee (Sun Dec 04 2011 04:27 PM)
Edit Reason: spelling

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#288811 - Sun Dec 04 2011 04:42 PM Re: TEXACO 24" SIGN [Re: blacktee]
Bob Richards Online   happy
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Registered: Tue Feb 22 2005
Loc: Longview, WA
I can't remember seeing any in person, nor in the "Collector's Bibles". Texaco as I remember, was pretty anal about every station looking pretty much the same.
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