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Mobil pump plate just the Pegasus and nothing else #327760
Wed May 23 2012 10:58 AM
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was this one legit for $588?
ebay #200760186630


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Re: Mobil pump plate just the Pegasus and nothing else [Re: marxmobilgas] #327763
Wed May 23 2012 11:03 AM
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sign is the Real McCoy.. cool


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Re: Mobil pump plate just the Pegasus and nothing else [Re: advertologist] #327773
Wed May 23 2012 12:11 PM
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how was it used? truck?, pump?

Re: Mobil pump plate just the Pegasus and nothing else [Re: marxmobilgas] #327788
Wed May 23 2012 01:10 PM
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The paint at the bottom part of the shield doesn't even look straight. It looks legit but I wouldn't have bought it.

Re: Mobil pump plate just the Pegasus and nothing else [Re: TheRoyalCrown] #327811
Wed May 23 2012 03:22 PM
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what about this 1 for $119?
140733444499 check out desc :
Hello
You are looking at a newer Mobil Pegasus porcelain gas pump plate/sign or possibly a tank or delivery truck sign...I do not know the age of this sign...but it is NOT an antique...it was attached to something at some point...I picked it up at a recent estate sale here in PA.
there are chips in the porcelain so view pics carefully...the sign is 12"x12" and weighs 2 1/2lbs. thanks for looking and ask any questions you may have.

Re: Mobil pump plate just the Pegasus and nothing else [Re: marxmobilgas] #327847
Wed May 23 2012 06:55 PM
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I wouldn't have bought either one but I'm cautious like that, my gut feeling is not so good on them. Lower points and overall shape does not look right to me, as well as the sloppy blue border and white lining on Pegasus is lacking some of the details on my original plates. I know original versions exist like this, but I'd like to see Richard's shown for comparison. But I'm not an expert, just a cautious buyer! smile
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Re: Mobil pump plate just the Pegasus and nothing else [Re: DWSheffer] #327861
Wed May 23 2012 07:31 PM
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Hmmm, why no grommets


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Re: Mobil pump plate just the Pegasus and nothing else [Re: st.rod] #327896
Wed May 23 2012 09:13 PM
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Here's mine for comparison..............



Re: Mobil pump plate just the Pegasus and nothing else [Re: Pegasus] #327912
Thu May 24 2012 12:02 AM
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I'd say the $588 is a fake. The holes aren't big enough for grommets, the blue border looks sloppy at the bottom and the detail lines in the horses wings are atrocious.



Re: Mobil pump plate just the Pegasus and nothing else [Re: Scott Baselt] #327947
Thu May 24 2012 07:35 AM
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Heres the $588


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heres the 119 with "not an antique" in desc, no grommets as well


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Re: Mobil pump plate just the Pegasus and nothing else [Re: marxmobilgas] #327958
Thu May 24 2012 09:00 AM
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emailed winning bidder on the 588. model & directed him to this link.. frown


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Re: Mobil pump plate just the Pegasus and nothing else [Re: advertologist] #327967
Thu May 24 2012 09:56 AM
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It's interesting that the two repros have the same sloppy area on the lower border...obviously being made by the same person more than likely. Looks like the "not an antique" plate had a little extra beating to make it look older, classic tactics as we all know. Surprised the seller listed it accordingly, as they could have played dumb for sure.
Darin


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Re: Mobil pump plate just the Pegasus and nothing else [Re: advertologist] #328141
Fri May 25 2012 07:44 AM
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At least now he can see that even some of the experts can be wrong about the knowlege they freely offer on topics like this.

Re: Mobil pump plate just the Pegasus and nothing else [Re: Rick Brown] #335515
Fri Jun 22 2012 11:41 AM
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and yet another for $189.99 200780142928
same seller sold the one for $588
"not sure of the age".
same bump in the middle of the bottom blue border

Re: Mobil pump plate just the Pegasus and nothing else [Re: marxmobilgas] #335559
Fri Jun 22 2012 03:11 PM
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and yet another same seller for $224 200769581971


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