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#343671 - Tue Jul 24 2012 12:02 AM Need help to deterime is my Ethyl sign repro?
ponyboy79 Offline
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Registered: Fri May 25 2012
Loc: ca
PLease help.. I need to see if some one can help me dtermine if this sign i just picked up a reporduction or authentic porcelian pump sign? I just got back from vacation and picked this sign up from an antique mall...
I just want to know if this is authentic or reporduction..it is porcelain.. Thank you.



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ethyl.jpg

Description: ethyl sign




Edited by Oldgas (Tue Jul 24 2012 08:16 PM)
Edit Reason: edit to put item name in title

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#343673 - Tue Jul 24 2012 12:09 AM Re: Need help to deterime is my Ethyl sign repro? [Re: ponyboy79]
TheRoyalCrown Offline
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Registered: Fri Jul 08 2011
Loc: LA, usa
Authentic

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#343806 - Tue Jul 24 2012 05:56 PM Re: Need help to deterime is my Ethyl sign repro? [Re: TheRoyalCrown]
Here's Your Sign Offline
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Registered: Wed Jul 04 2012
Loc: Just North of Atlanta, Ga.
Can you give the diameter on it?
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#343822 - Tue Jul 24 2012 07:24 PM Re: Need help to deterime is my Ethyl sign repro? [Re: Here's Your Sign]
ponyboy79 Offline
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Registered: Fri May 25 2012
Loc: ca
8" diameter

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#343827 - Tue Jul 24 2012 07:42 PM Re: Need help to deterime is my Ethyl sign repro? [Re: ponyboy79]
Here's Your Sign Offline
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Registered: Wed Jul 04 2012
Loc: Just North of Atlanta, Ga.
K. Idk much about the 8 inch ethyl signs but it may help someone else who views this.
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#343833 - Tue Jul 24 2012 07:55 PM Re: Need help to deterime is my Ethyl sign repro? [Re: Here's Your Sign]
HI-OCTANE Offline
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Registered: Mon Jul 07 2008
Loc: Albuquerque, N. M.
Reproduction, The mounting holes are in the wrong position

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#343881 - Wed Jul 25 2012 01:21 AM Re: Need help to deterime is my Ethyl sign repro? [Re: HI-OCTANE]
TheRoyalCrown Offline
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Registered: Fri Jul 08 2011
Loc: LA, usa
If it is repro that's surprising. Post a picture ofnte back that might help some too.

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#343922 - Wed Jul 25 2012 11:01 AM Re: Need help to deterime is my Ethyl sign repro? [Re: TheRoyalCrown]
ponyboy79 Offline
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Registered: Fri May 25 2012
Loc: ca
Here is the picture of the back of this sign.. this sign is definately porcelain doesnt not look like any of the new repops.. Please help.. Thank you.


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Ethyl.JPG

Description: Back of ethyl



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#344447 - Sat Jul 28 2012 12:33 PM Re: Need help to deterime is my Ethyl sign repro? [Re: ponyboy79]
hawkike Online   content
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Registered: Sat Dec 09 2006
Loc: citrus heights ca.95610
Mine has 2 mounting holes,1 on each side .Also the bottom reads-"REG.U.S.PAT.OFF."



Edited by hawkike (Sat Jul 28 2012 12:46 PM)
Edit Reason: wording

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#344449 - Sat Jul 28 2012 12:39 PM Re: Need help to deterime is my Ethyl sign repro? [Re: hawkike]
hawkike Online   content
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Registered: Sat Dec 09 2006
Loc: citrus heights ca.95610
Originally Posted By: hawkike
Mine has 2 mounting holes,1 on each side .Also the bottom reads-"REG.U.S.PAT.OFF."



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This is the one i have.
Look at the difference in these 2 signs.I THINK mine is original but have been fooled before.


Edited by hawkike (Sat Jul 28 2012 12:47 PM)
Edit Reason: wording

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#344455 - Sat Jul 28 2012 01:04 PM Re: Need help to deterime is my Ethyl sign repro? [Re: hawkike]
keithia Offline
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Registered: Fri Dec 14 2001
Loc: USA
One is an EC and the other an EGC. There are different sizes also. I can't speek on authenticity though. Here is mine that I took off a pump.


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ethylegcsign.JPG


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#344851 - Sun Jul 29 2012 09:30 PM Re: Need help to deterime is my Ethyl sign repro? [Re: keithia]
ponyboy79 Offline
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Registered: Fri May 25 2012
Loc: ca
Thanks alot guys!!.. This was plenty of help to determine the authenticity.. I definately now belive mine is a repo... Thanks for the help!!

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