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#677054 - Wed Jan 18 2017 11:55 PM New Firestone globe
MATT ALVAREZ Offline
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Registered: Sat Sep 23 2006
Loc: Cameron Park,Ca.
A while back I had an idea to do a globe that looked like the cans and they finally got done. Here is the first lenses I had and then the new ones.







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#677057 - Thu Jan 19 2017 02:13 AM Re: New Firestone globe [Re: MATT ALVAREZ]
Dave's Garage Offline
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Registered: Mon Dec 05 2011
Loc: Abbotsford, British Columbia, ...
Awesome!!!
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#677058 - Thu Jan 19 2017 04:10 AM Re: New Firestone globe [Re: Dave's Garage]
JimT Online   content
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Registered: Fri Dec 06 2002
Loc: Cleveland,Ohio U.S.A.
Those are really good looking Matt.

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#677060 - Thu Jan 19 2017 06:36 AM Re: New Firestone globe [Re: MATT ALVAREZ]
hancock-oil Offline
Petro Enthusiast

Registered: Thu Nov 27 2008
Loc: San Jose Ca us
That lens looks really good....Jim
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#677062 - Thu Jan 19 2017 07:04 AM Re: New Firestone globe [Re: MATT ALVAREZ]
DWSheffer Online   content
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Registered: Thu Sep 20 2007
Loc: Hillsdale, Michigan
Wow...that looks really nice!
Darin
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#677063 - Thu Jan 19 2017 07:14 AM Re: New Firestone globe [Re: MATT ALVAREZ]
eric grinder Offline
Petro Enthusiast

Registered: Fri May 21 2010
Loc: MA
Awesome..one day Im going to own one of those..hopefully sooner than later. Always have loved it done in Firestone
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#677065 - Thu Jan 19 2017 07:58 AM Re: New Firestone globe [Re: MATT ALVAREZ]
pickurt Offline
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Registered: Sun Mar 10 2013
Loc: Northern California
That came out fantastic.

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#677066 - Thu Jan 19 2017 08:00 AM Re: New Firestone globe [Re: MATT ALVAREZ]
archer2 Online   content
Petro Enthusiast

Registered: Sat Nov 25 2006
Loc: Marshall Va USA
Works great with your display pump.
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#677068 - Thu Jan 19 2017 10:03 AM Re: New Firestone globe [Re: MATT ALVAREZ]
advertologist Offline
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Registered: Fri Sep 07 2007
Loc: So. Ca.
that firestone display pops, like the 2nd variation of the firestone lens best .. ... cool
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#677069 - Thu Jan 19 2017 10:23 AM Re: New Firestone globe [Re: advertologist]
Loyd Pierce Offline
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Registered: Thu Jan 13 2011
Loc: Mt. Juliet, Tenn.
Originally Posted By advertologist
that firestone display pops, like the 2nd variation of the firestone lens best .. ... cool


I'll second that. There was some back and forth when Jim ran the tire lenses that they were used on building side and not on pumps.
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#677073 - Thu Jan 19 2017 11:38 AM Re: New Firestone globe [Re: MATT ALVAREZ]
buzzy56 Offline
Petro Enthusiast

Registered: Sat Nov 24 2012
Loc: Michigan
Now you know the picture of that that pump hurts me dearly ! smile pure beauty.
That is one of the best looking displays that I have seen . They sure knew how to merchandise back in those days ! Thanks for posting this.
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#677076 - Thu Jan 19 2017 11:46 AM Re: New Firestone globe [Re: MATT ALVAREZ]
GILMORE Offline
Petro Enthusiast

Registered: Thu Nov 15 2007
Loc: Lake of the Ozarks, MO
You ever see a Sentinel globe?...

Nice collection, BTW...


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#677083 - Thu Jan 19 2017 12:57 PM Re: New Firestone globe [Re: MATT ALVAREZ]
Johnay Offline
Petro Enthusiast

Registered: Wed Jun 26 2013
Loc: Delhi Ontario Canada
Looks Great Matt
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#677085 - Thu Jan 19 2017 01:22 PM Re: New Firestone globe [Re: MATT ALVAREZ]
Done4 Online   content
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Registered: Mon May 07 2012
Loc: Michigan, Union Pier
Now you did it Matt, going to have to think on these for the pump I'm working on. When will they be available?
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#677091 - Thu Jan 19 2017 03:21 PM Re: New Firestone globe [Re: Done4]
LOWright Offline
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Registered: Fri Feb 19 2010
Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
Globe looks great but i love that pump!
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