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WW II Oil Jars #613304
Fri May 15 2015 12:54 PM
Fri May 15 2015 12:54 PM
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Victor, NY, 14564
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I collect WW II oil jars like the ones shown in the attached pictures, along with too many other things to mention, and was wondering if there was any source of information on what jars might be out there. It's hard to find good examples with nice labels so I would appreciate seeing some of the other jars that members might have in their collection.

Thank you,

Marshall

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Re: WW II Oil Jars [Re: Hardy's Garage] #613308
Fri May 15 2015 01:17 PM
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Wow, that's a nice collection of oil jars, some hard to come by ones. I'm sure that there are others, but you have a 'leg up' on oil jars. Sam

Re: WW II Oil Jars [Re: Savinsam] #613316
Fri May 15 2015 02:05 PM
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Nice collection!!

Picked up a Purol one from a long time Pure collector in Iowa last year

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Thanks
Mike

Always Looking for any Pure Oil and Sunoco Items.
Re: WW II Oil Jars [Re: Mike M.] #613318
Fri May 15 2015 02:11 PM
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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...there are a couple of taller bottles, as well: Quaker State and Pennzoil...and a different Valvoline jar, that's also a little taller...


Looking for better Gulf items: signs, globes, cans and paper - especially porcelain Gulf flanges, and Gulf A-38 & A-62 ad glass...
Re: WW II Oil Jars [Re: Mike M.] #613321
Fri May 15 2015 02:15 PM
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Longview, WA
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Excellent Collection, Marshall; thanks for sharing!... Most of the bottles I have seen before.... The Valoco is one I am not familiar with... And the Coreco name, is stuck in the back of my memory but, I'm not sure why....

Mike that Purol, is very nice...


Looking for Tide Water/ Tide Water-Associated/ Tidewater items
Re: WW II Oil Jars [Re: Mike M.] #613326
Fri May 15 2015 02:43 PM
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Cincinnati
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A few of mine.
Dan



Quart and Liter can relidding and dent removal services.PM for detail and pricing.
Collecting Mobil and other graphic quart cans.
Re: WW II Oil Jars [Re: mcguffeyd1] #613331
Fri May 15 2015 03:37 PM
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Janesville, Mn. 56048
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I know there is a Harley Davidson Motor Oil bottle also they are very expensive.


***Wanted*** Always looking for Oilzum, Kunz, and Husky Cans, Signs and Smalls.
Re: WW II Oil Jars [Re: Esse's Garage] #613334
Fri May 15 2015 03:51 PM
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Easley,SC USA
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super collection !!!!

Re: WW II Oil Jars [Re: danlap99] #613335
Fri May 15 2015 03:58 PM
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nice display of the oil bottles- something you don't see a lot of ... cool


RANDY
Re: WW II Oil Jars [Re: advertologist] #613345
Fri May 15 2015 04:36 PM
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Nice assortment!!


Dave GILL,
Dave's Garage & Memorabilia, Inc.
Re: WW II Oil Jars [Re: Dave's Garage] #613394
Sat May 16 2015 03:08 AM
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Victor, NY, 14564
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Nice Purol Oil Jar Mike. I had a chance to buy one at Columbus last year but the seller wasn't sure if it was an original or not because the label was not a full wrap around the jar. I passed and still don't know if I made the right decision.

I have seen a blue labeled Lubrite jar in the past but it wasn't for sale. I would think that there were many more different brands made but the survivor rate is low because they were meant to be recycled and the labels are easily torn off.

Great looking Aero Mobiloil jar Dan. I need to find one for the collection.

Please post pictures if you have some that haven't been shown!

Re: WW II Oil Jars [Re: Hardy's Garage] #613400
Sat May 16 2015 06:08 AM
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Michigan, Union Pier
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In the past (far past) I had chances to buy these styles of jars and for some reason passed. Sometimes you just shake your head and wonder why? Here's a couple of mine.

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Re: WW II Oil Jars [Re: Done4] #613414
Sat May 16 2015 07:29 AM
Sat May 16 2015 07:29 AM
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Northern California
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Never seen oil jars, must be hard to come by.





Kurt

Re: WW II Oil Jars [Re: pickurt] #613457
Sat May 16 2015 03:40 PM
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Something you don't see everyday - great collection thanks for sharing!

Re: WW II Oil Jars [Re: GASandOIL] #613636
Sun May 17 2015 02:57 PM
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Michigan
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Here is my example of the blue Standard Lubrite jar.....
Darin

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Darin Sheffer
Always looking for Mobil items I don't already have!
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