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COTM July 2011.. Bling! neon and light up signs #261710
Wed Jul 06 2011 07:20 AM
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7 miles from Texas in Louisian...
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7 miles from Texas in Louisian...
Collectible of the month is show us your Bling...

Neon and Light up signs...gas/oil/auto related only.

keep it real .. please no fantasy or repop's.

For all non related neon and light ups just click on the link below.

http://www.oldgas.com/forum/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=261709#Post261709

now it's show and tell time, so light em up!



Last edited by texaspelican; Wed Jul 06 2011 07:24 AM. Reason: it's not a perfect world.

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Re: COTM July 2011.. Bling! neon and light up signs [Re: texaspelican] #261758
Wed Jul 06 2011 04:53 PM
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Iíll kick it off this month, here are as few of our favorites.

The owl is from the late 20ís and made out of masonite. The stomach is made of a celluloid type material, it flashes the sales slogan. One of the eyes flash to look like he is winking at you.

The 1937 Chevrolet window was used in the back window of a new 1937 Chevrolet while on display in the showroom. It even came with a converter so you could hook it up to the carís 6 volt battery.

The bowtie is from the 20ís, all original paint and glass letters.

Iíll try to get some others posted soon.

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Re: COTM July 2011.. Bling! neon and light up signs [Re: gmstuff] #261767
Wed Jul 06 2011 05:33 PM
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I sure don't have many light ups but here is a favorite of mine. This came from a small town near here and it took quite a bit of work to make it functional again! Needed new bulbs and starters, plus a little wiring too. I got it all put back together and it all works GREAT! Keeps perfect time too! Enjoy!

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Re: COTM July 2011.. Bling! neon and light up signs [Re: texaspelican] #261769
Wed Jul 06 2011 05:41 PM
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Here is my rapidly propagating gas pump collection (they seem to be like rabbits - 6 weeks ago I had 1, now there are three!)

Set them up on the patio for display on the holiday.

Left: 32' Penometer 41, Middle: Wayne 615, Right: 1915/1919 Wayne 276, the newest (and oldest) addition.





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Re: COTM July 2011.. Bling! neon and light up signs [Re: AntiquePerfectio] #261788
Wed Jul 06 2011 06:54 PM
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Re: COTM July 2011.. Bling! neon and light up signs [Re: texaspelican] #261816
Thu Jul 07 2011 01:31 AM
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7 miles from Texas in Louisian...
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Originally Posted By: texaspelican
Collectible of the month is show us your Bling...

Neon and Light up signs...gas/oil/auto related only.

keep it real .. please no fantasy or repop's.

For all non related neon and light ups just click on the link below.

http://www.oldgas.com/forum/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=261709#Post261709

now it's show and tell time, so light em up!





It sure didn't take long to get side tracked....Pic's of pumps and a clock?

Backlit and neon SIGNS please.


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Re: COTM July 2011.. Bling! neon and light up signs [Re: texaspelican] #262003
Fri Jul 08 2011 06:30 AM
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Just picked up this unusual (?) DX neon sign. Made of two emobossed porcelain signs, back to back, in a diamond shaped frame. The other side is in better shape...



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Re: COTM July 2011.. Bling! neon and light up signs [Re: DCpate] #262041
Fri Jul 08 2011 02:30 PM
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My Mobil Hydro Counter Display:



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Re: COTM July 2011.. Bling! neon and light up signs [Re: texaspelican] #262044
Fri Jul 08 2011 03:08 PM
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Few More...

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Re: COTM July 2011.. Bling! neon and light up signs [Re: gmstuff] #262049
Fri Jul 08 2011 04:07 PM
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Just this one for me, It does not look pretty un lit, But I bought it at Ron Bakers auction on a gamble and lit up it is pretty cool.


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Re: COTM July 2011.. Bling! neon and light up signs [Re: texaspelican] #262262
Sun Jul 10 2011 08:22 AM
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Re: COTM July 2011.. Bling! neon and light up signs [Re: Magneto] #262271
Sun Jul 10 2011 10:53 AM
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Re: COTM July 2011.. Bling! neon and light up signs [Re: texaspelican] #262282
Sun Jul 10 2011 11:34 AM
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Heres a couple early Humble Oil window display signs,i will have em lit up here pretty quick,and a large dsp neon humble pole sign.Great Thread as usual Paddy!

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Re: COTM July 2011.. Bling! neon and light up signs [Re: DIESEL] #262304
Sun Jul 10 2011 02:15 PM
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I love the humble and the auto parts motor supply co sign.....


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Re: COTM July 2011.. Bling! neon and light up signs [Re: POLESIGNKID] #262549
Mon Jul 11 2011 06:24 PM
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