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12 inch shell pump sign
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any one out there know anything about 12 inch/ 11 3/4 shell porcelain being repoped? some on ebay seem to have a different type of grommet-- star shaped or split on the back side and others are a plain ring.there are a few I want to bid on and just wondering about these.thanks much for ny kind of info

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mr340 #599115 Thu Feb 19 2015 02:34 PM
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Pretty much every one you find on ebay is a fake.


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KZ1000 #599119 Thu Feb 19 2015 02:47 PM
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looking at #261781094363. what do you think of this? just that I have not seen a repop of this particular sign

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mr340 #599136 Thu Feb 19 2015 05:00 PM
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definitely a aftermarket model... cool


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mr340 #599137 Thu Feb 19 2015 05:01 PM
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Originally Posted By: mr340
looking at #261781094363. what do you think of this? just that I have not seen a repop of this particular sign


sign in question:... cool

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Shell NEVER made a small (12"+/-) YELLOW Porcelain Pump Plate.

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JimT #599139 Thu Feb 19 2015 05:20 PM
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Look at the 4th picture in the Dr. Shell topic in showcase to see what authentic signs look like.


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Lastgas15 #599141 Thu Feb 19 2015 05:34 PM
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thanks everyone will stay far away

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mr340 #599286 Fri Feb 20 2015 05:58 PM
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Originally Posted By: mr340
looking at #261781094363. what do you think of this? just that I have not seen a repop of this particular sign

That particular sign is a fantasy "pump plate"

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hawkike #599287 Fri Feb 20 2015 06:03 PM
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This is how an original should look! Jim


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hancock-oil #599379 Sat Feb 21 2015 10:48 AM
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That Golden color pump plate is fake. That style was used as a decal on pumps of that era I believe. The red and yellow is the real deal, four grommets and a black backing.

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Originally Posted By: luminor89
That Golden color pump plate is fake. That style was used as a decal on pumps of that era I believe. The red and yellow is the real deal, four grommets and a black backing.


Agree,also some will say,--"made in USA" near the bottom,but not all,different maker?

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hawkike #599878 Mon Feb 23 2015 01:39 PM
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Originally Posted By: hawkike
Originally Posted By: luminor89
That Golden color pump plate is fake. That style was used as a decal on pumps of that era I believe. The red and yellow is the real deal, four grommets and a black backing.


Agree,also some will say,--"made in USA" near the bottom,but not all,different maker?


Yes, all the the plates I've ever seen in real life say "made in usa"

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Highway66 #599899 Mon Feb 23 2015 03:21 PM
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Not all the pp say made in u.s.a. As seen in my picture I posted yesterday.There must of been different manufacturers.


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