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12 inch shell pump sign #599106
Thu Feb 19 2015 01:13 PM
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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

Re: 12 inch shell pump sign [Re: 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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Re: 12 inch shell pump sign [Re: KZ1000] #599119
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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

Re: 12 inch shell pump sign [Re: mr340] #599136
Thu Feb 19 2015 05:00 PM
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definitely a aftermarket model... cool


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Re: 12 inch shell pump sign [Re: 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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Re: 12 inch shell pump sign [Re: advertologist] #599138
Thu Feb 19 2015 05:17 PM
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Shell NEVER made a small (12"+/-) YELLOW Porcelain Pump Plate.

Re: 12 inch shell pump sign [Re: 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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Re: 12 inch shell pump sign [Re: Lastgas15] #599141
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thanks everyone will stay far away

Re: 12 inch shell pump sign [Re: 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"

Re: 12 inch shell pump sign [Re: 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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Re: 12 inch shell pump sign [Re: hancock-oil] #599379
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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.

Re: 12 inch shell pump sign [Re: Highway66] #599445
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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?

Re: 12 inch shell pump sign [Re: 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"

Re: 12 inch shell pump sign [Re: 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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