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1950 Sunoco Weathervane
#754734 Tue Sep 15 2020 03:37 PM
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Thanks for the opportunity to educate myself in memorabilia.
Was in the attic and discovered what I had forgotten I had,
Would like to get appraised and I have been on the internet with no luck at all until I found this site.A lot of nostalgia.
I hope this is ok to post.
Looking for ideas where I can go to find out more or possible auctions
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Re: 1950 Sunoco Weathervane
John Morin #754735 Tue Sep 15 2020 03:44 PM
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Welcome to Oldgas. Good luck in your search for information, I'm sure someone here can assist you.

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Re: 1950 Sunoco Weathervane
John Morin #754740 Tue Sep 15 2020 05:44 PM
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Hard to tell from pictures. Is the sign part just a piece of sheet metal?
Here is a picture of mine and I've seen 2 others in my 11 years collecting Sunoco. I've never seen one like yours. Mine is all castings. Honestly, I think someone made yours. I do not think it is original Sunoco issue.
As for value, Sorry, I don't see much. Just hard to say.

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And here is one in action. Only picture I have of one.

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Re: 1950 Sunoco Weathervane
John Morin #754742 Tue Sep 15 2020 05:58 PM
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Re: 1950 Sunoco Weathervane
SandPCollector #754756 Wed Sep 16 2020 07:54 AM
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Thanks all.

Re: 1950 Sunoco Weathervane
John Morin #754757 Wed Sep 16 2020 07:59 AM
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Very nice.
I do know for a fact that it came off a built in 1950 Sunoco station as I personally watched it being removed. Maybe it was made after the station was built Wished I knew.
Thanks

Re: 1950 Sunoco Weathervane
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John, just curious, what did the building look like? Did it look like the one in the picture above?

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Re: 1950 Sunoco Weathervane
Steven C. #754763 Wed Sep 16 2020 10:14 AM
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Yes it did. Identical. I lived across the street from it over 40 years ago. Unfortunately now it is an antique shop.

Re: 1950 Sunoco Weathervane
Steven C. #754764 Wed Sep 16 2020 10:15 AM
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I am trying to reach out to Sunoco to see if they could enlighten me

Re: 1950 Sunoco Weathervane
John Morin #754778 Wed Sep 16 2020 02:39 PM
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Originally Posted by John Morin
I am trying to reach out to Sunoco to see if they could enlighten me


Please let me know how that works out!!! Maybe they have some history department.


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Really want a Sunoco National pump ad glass!!
Re: 1950 Sunoco Weathervane
John Morin #754780 Wed Sep 16 2020 02:54 PM
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Here's another interesting thought on this.
The sign on the left is older then the one on the right.
Notice on the older sign, the arrow shape (matches your vane) and is different than the newer sign (arrow point back and matches my vane).

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Re: 1950 Sunoco Weathervane
Steven C. #754784 Wed Sep 16 2020 03:33 PM
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Yes interesting. Good eye.
Maybe there is something to mine.


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