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LILY WHITE GASOLINE PORCELAIN SIGN
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Hello all,
I am brand new to the site and am already glad I for it. I live in Florida and I am a Pawn Broker in Winter Haven. Occasionally, I come across some old gas-related collectibles and found this sigh this weekend. I have searched everywhere and can't really find anything at all about the sign or the company. It is 24" tall and 18" wide and seems to be in decent shape. What I'm looking for is maybe some history and maybe a value. Thanks in advance and I hope to become part of the community and maybe even help someone out one day (with my limited knowledge) but hope to learn from you guys and girls as I go. Thanks in advance for any help.... Mike

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Welcome to oldgas. I can’t help with info but if the sign is legit that is a cool one.


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By the way.... I have no intention of selling the sign. This is the second sign in my collection that somehow spoke to me (if that makes any sense) and it's not for sale. My son loves it and he will own it one day. I was reading below and saw where some people don't like to give estimates to new people or people selling the sign. I do sell stuff obviously but not this one just to let you all know. Mike

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HI Mike. I cant help on price never seen that one before
And any collector can relate to the sign speaking to you. Welcome to old gas

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One on Worthpointe sold pretty much mint also ruler on eBay right now if you want to go after it .

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FYI, something looks wrong with one of them. The second "L" in Lily does not match the one he posted on the thread. And the red is a different red color. This mint one might be suspect IMO.

Hey MJPAWN, is your double or single sided?

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Thanks for the replies.... Coltex - It is single sided.

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The mint one has been restored Clifton and if the second L was chipped off, likely they assumed the second L to be the same as the first L, which obviously was wrong, now
that you can see an original undamaged one.
with mounting holes all around the sign I would imagine its single sided.


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Good eye coltex. I didn't notice that. I'm not sure about any of this but I never thought about mine maybe being a fake. I know you said the "mint" one looks suspect but I would imagine one of them is not original. The one I have seems to be right. It has the wear that I've come to expect on porcelain signs so if mine is wrong someone did a great job on it. The other one says restored. I wonder if it was so far gone that they guessed at the details on it. Either way, Thanks for the info.

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Thanks Kim. I didn't read the description, but I'm sure that is right. LOL

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Here's the blotter that I mentioned in the post some time ago. Note that the blotter is for White Lily, and not Lily White!

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Just taking a look at the blotter post I noticed looking back that your sign appears to have a missing mounting hole in your pic on the left hand side ? Odd


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Originally Posted by mapper
Here's the blotter that I mentioned in the post some time ago. Note that the blotter is for White Lily, and not Lily White!
I know nothing about this company but just an observation to confirm what was mentioned up above....

I noticed on the ink blotter that the second β€˜L’ in Lily does not have the large serif (hook) where it is written in both the left and right yellow circles. smile

When the company was formed I wonder what came first... the Lily or the White πŸ“ πŸ₯š

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