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#386547 - Wed Jan 16 2013 12:18 PM mobil horse desk ashtray
richlube Offline
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Registered: Mon Apr 02 2007
Loc: santa barbara calif usa
watch out for this repro ebay 130833200240 vintage STYLE of Mobil Oil Pegasus Ashtray,all the other types are next!!
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#386549 - Wed Jan 16 2013 12:35 PM Re: mobil horse desk ashtray [Re: richlube]
advertologist Offline
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Registered: Fri Sep 07 2007
Loc: So. Ca.
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#386552 - Wed Jan 16 2013 01:13 PM Re: mobil horse desk ashtray [Re: advertologist]
Dave's Garage Offline
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Registered: Mon Dec 05 2011
Loc: Abbotsford, British Columbia, ...
What a POS.
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#386558 - Wed Jan 16 2013 02:21 PM Re: mobil horse desk ashtray [Re: Dave's Garage]
DWSheffer Offline
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Registered: Thu Sep 20 2007
Loc: Hillsdale, Michigan
I've seen those on Ebay for some time now....big clunky pieces of junk, worth more as scrap brass than anything else. I don't know how anyone could think they were originals, especially with such a lack of detail. Another fake item that always bring too much money. I just shake my head, wondering why anyone would pay more than the $10 of brass they're made from, or why they would want one period!
Darin
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#386618 - Wed Jan 16 2013 06:19 PM Re: mobil horse desk ashtray [Re: DWSheffer]
gasoildude Offline
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Registered: Mon Nov 29 2004
Loc: Oneida IL USA
Another person ripped off!!!!!!
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#386619 - Wed Jan 16 2013 06:32 PM Re: mobil horse desk ashtray [Re: gasoildude]
57tbirdkid Offline
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Registered: Tue May 04 2010
Loc: NY
There are a few sellers on ebay who have had this item along with fake door pushes, license plate toppers, fire mugs the list goes on...watch out a lot of random junk out there
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#386620 - Wed Jan 16 2013 06:37 PM Re: mobil horse desk ashtray [Re: 57tbirdkid]
mcguffeyd1 Offline
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Registered: Wed Sep 19 2012
Loc: Cincinnati
But he never claims it to be an original piece. He underlined style and said:
"You are bidding on a very nice vintage STYLE of Mobil Oil Pegasus Ashtray . According to my research it was originally from the 1940's. Most believe the originals were a dealer or executive reward."

So he is very tricky with the wording, and in the item specifics he puts "hood ornament".

Dont know this seller and not having his back, just saying the wording is tricky but he never says THAT piece is an original
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