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Just bought this Texaco sign #389301
Sun Jan 27 2013 10:26 AM
Sun Jan 27 2013 10:26 AM
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Kelso,Wa
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Hi Guys just picked this Texaco sign up ,
I have never seen one like this ,
Its 12 feet long the leters are 22" x18" when you take off the covers the neon tubes light up RED the the back of the letter's are cast aluminum with clear tube thats light up red
I need a new cover letter "T" as its messed up

Any help Guys?

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Re: Just bought this Texaco sign [Re: trifiver] #389307
Sun Jan 27 2013 10:35 AM
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Belgium, Liege
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it's from the 1980's to now, there is a gas station near my home who still have this exact sign

Re: Just bought this Texaco sign [Re: Nucky] #389310
Sun Jan 27 2013 10:42 AM
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around here they are differnt from the 80's

I took it to a shop that does neon and he said by his guess it would be mid 50's early 60"

So I really dont know

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Re: Just bought this Texaco sign [Re: trifiver] #389315
Sun Jan 27 2013 11:07 AM
Sun Jan 27 2013 11:07 AM
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Illinois
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Re: Just bought this Texaco sign [Re: Cold Pizza] #389327
Sun Jan 27 2013 11:50 AM
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Kelso,Wa
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Thanks Cold Pizza

The one I have is like the ones in the pile @ Dixies Gas

But have no Idea how to make contact with them

Thanks Sid


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Re: Just bought this Texaco sign [Re: trifiver] #389329
Sun Jan 27 2013 11:59 AM
Sun Jan 27 2013 11:59 AM
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...Sid, try this, from the 'Events' page:

April 18-20, 2013, Sevierville, Tennessee, 15th annual Spring Dixie Gas, hosted by Chip Flohe Antiques, Highway 411 between Newport and Sevierville, same weekend as street rod show in Pidgeon Forge, info: Chip Flohe, 3950 Newport Hwy, Sevierville TN 37876, (865) 453-8026 - Hotels


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Re: Just bought this Texaco sign [Re: gulfiend!] #389363
Sun Jan 27 2013 01:22 PM
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Did you get it in junction city, oregon?

Re: Just bought this Texaco sign [Re: Serialist] #389372
Sun Jan 27 2013 01:59 PM
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Yes i did ,


Made a really good deal on it , think he got tired of trying to sell it ,

It will fit right above my 2- 20 Foot roll up doors on my shop

Thanks Sid


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Re: Just bought this Texaco sign [Re: trifiver] #389384
Sun Jan 27 2013 02:22 PM
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Originally Posted By: trifiver


It will fit right above my 2- 20 Foot roll up doors on my shop


Cool Beanz! Would like to see a picture of that! smile


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Re: Just bought this Texaco sign [Re: THE AMERICAN GARAGE] #389392
Sun Jan 27 2013 02:34 PM
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Kelso,Wa
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As soon as I get it up I will post pictures

I have 4 More items from Texas showing up Tuesday

Sid

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Re: Just bought this Texaco sign [Re: trifiver] #389409
Sun Jan 27 2013 03:32 PM
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It's not from the 80's late 50's-early 60's on top of the canopys.

Re: Just bought this Texaco sign [Re: Serialist] #389604
Mon Jan 28 2013 08:15 AM
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Originally Posted By: Serialist
Did you get it in junction city, oregon?


Yes I did , did you go look at it ?


Sid


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Re: Just bought this Texaco sign [Re: trifiver] #389817
Tue Jan 29 2013 01:59 AM
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Queen Creek, AZ
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There was one for sale in Payson, AZ last year. Just like it and was priced at $1200. I offered $800 but couldn't make a deal. I didn't really have the room for it at the time and I was concerned the neon wasn't working.

Re: Just bought this Texaco sign [Re: ShakeyPuddin55] #389842
Tue Jan 29 2013 07:14 AM
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Spokane, Washington
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I had 2 sets of these a few years ago and wonder if your is the other. Did it come from the Spokane area?


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Re: Just bought this Texaco sign [Re: hillsideshortleg] #389884
Tue Jan 29 2013 10:06 AM
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Very nice back yard display!!!


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