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THE SIGNS THAT GOT AWAY #426263
Sat Jun 29 2013 03:34 PM
Sat Jun 29 2013 03:34 PM
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Fredericktown Missouri
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I went today to a guys place to possibly buy one sign and maybe some others . It has been a while and I kind of forgot about them. When I got there and pulled up the hill the were gone! Totally my fault for not following up and I had not wrote these down in my little book , the owner had lost my number and said he didn't know how to reach me and a buyer/collector came by and made him a good offer and the rest is history. Don't you all just love it when you miss out and its totally you own fault? Makes me warm and fuzzy !I did get a few oil cans though. Hey its only stuff and I bet someone else will get great enjoyment out of them as well. You can see on the barn where 3 had hung , now lets play a guessing game and see who can name the just the sheild style one in the middle, as I know what it was for sure .

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Re: THE SIGNS THAT GOT AWAY [Re: 47reo-travis] #426266
Sat Jun 29 2013 03:43 PM
Sat Jun 29 2013 03:43 PM
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Santa Paula, Calif
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PHILLIPS 66 or MFA.
Upper right of it was a SHELL.

Was this just North of Springfield on Hwy 65?

Re: THE SIGNS THAT GOT AWAY [Re: 47reo-travis] #426267
Sat Jun 29 2013 03:44 PM
Sat Jun 29 2013 03:44 PM
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Walla Walla, WA USA
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Phillips 66 with a small shell sign above and to the right. Maybe a sinclair sign on the left. Too many round signs to guess on the right. Richard

Re: THE SIGNS THAT GOT AWAY [Re: 47reo-travis] #426269
Sat Jun 29 2013 03:45 PM
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Calgary AB
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I love big signs but those silhouettes are huge. I recognize the Sinclair, Shell and Phillips, what were the others? Well the memories, as they say, are priceless. Must have been one nicely sign cladded building!
Fred

Re: THE SIGNS THAT GOT AWAY [Re: 47reo-travis] #426274
Sat Jun 29 2013 03:54 PM
Sat Jun 29 2013 03:54 PM
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Ok , its raining and you can see I have nothing better to do and I like this as my relaxing past time on old gas. I will copy cat Mick aka oldfuelish like his peach tree, and send this road map free and i will pay your shipping also ,to the first correct answer , its a nice Texaco Illinois road map since the buyer was from Ill. I felt it was appropriate good luck , as a deal mick did with DB , Shawn s932 knows what sign it was also , so I cant cheat.

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I like SINCLAIR and old American made stuff ... No china items.
Re: THE SIGNS THAT GOT AWAY [Re: 47reo-travis] #426276
Sat Jun 29 2013 03:56 PM
Sat Jun 29 2013 03:56 PM
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That was fast , DB take a pick and you are close


I like SINCLAIR and old American made stuff ... No china items.
Re: THE SIGNS THAT GOT AWAY [Re: 47reo-travis] #426277
Sat Jun 29 2013 04:11 PM
Sat Jun 29 2013 04:11 PM
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Far left might be the bottom pointed Mobil with the horse, maybe?

Re: THE SIGNS THAT GOT AWAY [Re: Greasyboy1970] #426279
Sat Jun 29 2013 04:15 PM
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This all looks rigged but I should have put the prize it the first post, as I was reposting and resizing map pic you guys responded wow fast! So far some one is very close .


I like SINCLAIR and old American made stuff ... No china items.
Re: THE SIGNS THAT GOT AWAY [Re: 47reo-travis] #426291
Sat Jun 29 2013 04:48 PM
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Is that a Dairy Queen or Sonic menu board?
Did you get it?

Re: THE SIGNS THAT GOT AWAY [Re: Dick Bennett] #426292
Sat Jun 29 2013 04:51 PM
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It's a sonic , it is still there , this place was about 10 miles from me as well .


I like SINCLAIR and old American made stuff ... No china items.
Re: THE SIGNS THAT GOT AWAY [Re: 47reo-travis] #426293
Sat Jun 29 2013 04:55 PM
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Db , I think you are trying to give someone else a chance? You probably have thrown away more of these maps than most of us have seen?


I like SINCLAIR and old American made stuff ... No china items.
Re: THE SIGNS THAT GOT AWAY [Re: 47reo-travis] #426302
Sat Jun 29 2013 05:13 PM
Sat Jun 29 2013 05:13 PM
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Ok , I added another Ill. map to sweeten the deal ,both free to first correct answer and I will pay the shipping as well.

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I like SINCLAIR and old American made stuff ... No china items.
Re: THE SIGNS THAT GOT AWAY [Re: 47reo-travis] #426305
Sat Jun 29 2013 05:14 PM
Sat Jun 29 2013 05:14 PM
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CAN I trade the map for a 36B Top or Roller Nozzle?
ADD the map to your Son/Daughter's Room/Collection.

Re: THE SIGNS THAT GOT AWAY [Re: Dick Bennett] #426307
Sat Jun 29 2013 05:21 PM
Sat Jun 29 2013 05:21 PM
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Quote:
..to first correct answer

NOW YOUR CHANGING THE RULES!

I'll take the ROLLER NOZ & 36B TOP!

Re: THE SIGNS THAT GOT AWAY [Re: Dick Bennett] #426310
Sat Jun 29 2013 05:25 PM
Sat Jun 29 2013 05:25 PM
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Fredericktown Missouri
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Db I'm so green I don't even know what. a 36 b roller nozzle looks like let alone have one , if i did yes , lol I have heard you all mention them and know they are like hens teeth? But guys he is giving you your chance better nibble it up and guess ???? One answer only per person to be fair , I figured the ill collector was a old gasser and would have already claimed the prize but I guess not.


I like SINCLAIR and old American made stuff ... No china items.
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