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Wilshire signs #507386
Tue Jan 21 2014 09:49 PM
Tue Jan 21 2014 09:49 PM
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Visalia,Ca
frankpl Offline OP
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Found these today...Frank

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Re: Wilshire signs [Re: frankpl] #507388
Tue Jan 21 2014 10:04 PM
Tue Jan 21 2014 10:04 PM
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So. Ca.
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nice find.. cool


RANDY
Re: Wilshire signs [Re: advertologist] #507407
Tue Jan 21 2014 11:46 PM
Tue Jan 21 2014 11:46 PM
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Abbotsford, British Columbia, ...
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Nice signs!


Dave GILL,
Dave's Garage & Memorabilia, Inc.
Re: Wilshire signs [Re: Dave's Garage] #507409
Wed Jan 22 2014 03:15 AM
Wed Jan 22 2014 03:15 AM
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Fredericktown Missouri
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Yes both very nice. I especially like the super economy !


I like SINCLAIR and old American made stuff ... No china items.
Re: Wilshire signs [Re: 47reo-travis] #507414
Wed Jan 22 2014 05:29 AM
Wed Jan 22 2014 05:29 AM
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Canton, Michigan
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Great find!


Collecting most things related to Cities Service, Galena Oil, Hi-Speed Gas, Sunoco & Richfield.
Re: Wilshire signs [Re: sandman325] #507422
Wed Jan 22 2014 06:37 AM
Wed Jan 22 2014 06:37 AM
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Placerville,CA
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Great finds Frank!


Wanted anything Flying A Gas, Signal Gas, Hancock oil co, and Sunland.

Thanks Anthony
Re: Wilshire signs [Re: Big Block Cat] #507431
Wed Jan 22 2014 07:03 AM
Wed Jan 22 2014 07:03 AM
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Windsor ON Canada & Detroit MI...
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Very cool signs!

Re: Wilshire signs [Re: Curtisstewart] #507470
Wed Jan 22 2014 10:25 AM
Wed Jan 22 2014 10:25 AM
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Mississippi
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Mississippi
Would they be connected to the Wilshire Hotel family?


Always looking for Mississippi company items, Billups, southland, ride with rose.
Re: Wilshire signs [Re: katfsh] #507474
Wed Jan 22 2014 10:57 AM
Wed Jan 22 2014 10:57 AM
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Oneida IL USA
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Very very nice smile


Wanted Owens Motor Oil & Mobiloil Gargoyle.
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Re: Wilshire signs [Re: gasoildude] #507475
Wed Jan 22 2014 11:00 AM
Wed Jan 22 2014 11:00 AM
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Abbotsford, British Columbia, ...
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Polly Gas was a brand name of the Los Angeles-based company Wilshire Oil Company, which operated in Southern California from 1935 until they were purchased by Gulf in June of 1960.

Last edited by Dave's Garage; Wed Jan 22 2014 11:01 AM.

Dave GILL,
Dave's Garage & Memorabilia, Inc.
Re: Wilshire signs [Re: katfsh] #507480
Wed Jan 22 2014 11:09 AM
Wed Jan 22 2014 11:09 AM
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Longview, WA
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Here is a "sketchy history" on Wilshire and Polly Gasoline, from a past thread...

http://www.oldgas.com/forum/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=327050&page=1


Looking for Tide Water/ Tide Water-Associated/ Tidewater items
Re: Wilshire signs [Re: Bob Richards] #507497
Wed Jan 22 2014 11:39 AM
Wed Jan 22 2014 11:39 AM
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Mississippi
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Thanks for the info.


Always looking for Mississippi company items, Billups, southland, ride with rose.
Re: Wilshire signs [Re: katfsh] #507667
Wed Jan 22 2014 08:07 PM
Wed Jan 22 2014 08:07 PM
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Hays, Kansas
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Cool signs and information.


Braden Splichal


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