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Metal faced Gasoline globe #589697
Thu Jan 01 2015 09:37 AM
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Oklahoma
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Ebay#171621692425
I've never seen one. Is it real?
Looks cool


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Re: Metal faced Gasoline globe [Re: JUNK KING] #589699
Thu Jan 01 2015 09:42 AM
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Hillsdale, Michigan
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Yes, looks good to me. Early style gas globe from the teens, fits the "generic globe" category.
Darin


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Re: Metal faced Gasoline globe [Re: DWSheffer] #589703
Thu Jan 01 2015 10:04 AM
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Oklahoma
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Yeah it is real.


I am always looking for anything Texaco or Oklahoma oil and gas company's, also I am a newbie at seeking globes.
Re: Metal faced Gasoline globe [Re: texacokie] #589705
Thu Jan 01 2015 10:14 AM
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Parkersburg, WV 26101
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Don't see them for sale too often .


Looking for Keystone,Pure,Sinclair,Texaco,Sterling and Gulf...Thanks, Brian
Re: Metal faced Gasoline globe [Re: Keystone Gas Man] #589707
Thu Jan 01 2015 10:26 AM
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I figured it was but having little globe knowledge and never seeeing one thought I'd ask. Thanks guys.


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Re: Metal faced Gasoline globe [Re: JUNK KING] #589709
Thu Jan 01 2015 10:34 AM
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So. Ca.
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metal globe lens of subject:... cool

1metglo.JPG

RANDY
Re: Metal faced Gasoline globe [Re: advertologist] #589720
Thu Jan 01 2015 12:06 PM
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Peoria, IL
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Real mccoy... here's mine:

GasPunchedGlobe.jpg

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Re: Metal faced Gasoline globe [Re: BryceG] #589759
Thu Jan 01 2015 04:08 PM
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SANTA MONICA, CA
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That's an awesome piece! I would love to have seen these in their glory.

Re: Metal faced Gasoline globe [Re: Highway66] #589764
Thu Jan 01 2015 04:28 PM
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Originally Posted By: luminor89
That's an awesome piece! I would love to have seen these in their glory.



Last edited by pumpingethyl; Thu Jan 01 2015 04:29 PM.

Dennis Leith / Always looking for unusual Gilmore Oil Company items and Automobilia Displays
Re: Metal faced Gasoline globe [Re: pumpingethyl] #589834
Thu Jan 01 2015 09:19 PM
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Thats a cool globe!


Braden Splichal

Re: Metal faced Gasoline globe [Re: bsplichal95] #589840
Thu Jan 01 2015 10:01 PM
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Peoria, IL
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Great pictures Dennis, thanks for sharing


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Re: Metal faced Gasoline globe [Re: BryceG] #590579
Mon Jan 05 2015 05:40 PM
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/171621692425

Wowzer... hammer down $1713


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Re: Metal faced Gasoline globe [Re: BryceG] #590590
Mon Jan 05 2015 06:48 PM
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SANTA MONICA, CA
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Not a globe guy, but wouldn't mind owning one of these someday. Thanks for the pictures Dennis!

Re: Metal faced Gasoline globe [Re: Highway66] #590681
Tue Jan 06 2015 07:44 AM
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clio, michigan usa
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Not too long ago, somebody was selling reproduction, punched metal globe faces. I saw them on e-bay for awhile. So- keep that in mind if you come across any.


ROD [Mich.]
Re: Metal faced Gasoline globe [Re: r49th] #590692
Tue Jan 06 2015 08:21 AM
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Originally Posted By: r49th
Not too long ago, somebody was selling reproduction, punched metal globe faces. I saw them on e-bay for awhile. So- keep that in mind if you come across any.


though... did they have smalts (sand/glass) on the face? cause the originals do. (well maybe not the ebay one since the condition its in)

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