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Sign of the Month MOBIL #78854
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It is the 7th and the sign of the month will be Mobil Oil. This will include way back to Socony and Vacuum so the gargoyles will all be there as well as the flying horses. Anyone with any information as to when Socony Vacuum was bought out by Mobil or any topic associated with this please post the information for everyone to enjoy. Please try to give information to include porcelain, painted, tin, paper carboard and dimensions if possible. Lets make this a great sign of the month.
My first sign is a double sided porcelain flange sign 14x24 inches. I took this in trade for some work in my auto reapir shop. Tried to offer cash before that but they opted for repair work which actually was worth less. Go figure. Ted :


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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78855
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Here is a porcelain oil bottle rack sign and a porcelain oil cabinet sign 19.5"X 22"




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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78856
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The Mobiloil trademark belonged to Vacuum Oil Company. Vacuum used the Gargoyle logo. Socony owned the pegasus logo. Socony and Vacuum merged in 1931.
Bob


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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78857
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Here are some of my signs from Vacuum oil Co and Mobil oil Co in Sweden.
First is a 47X31inch Gargoyle.

Second is a pretty rare sign from just after WW2, in the transition between Gargoyle and Pegasus.
Third sign is a 26X27 inch double sided flange.
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Fourth sign is a smaller shield that is convex.
. Fifth sign is a tin sign from a car that participated in the Mobil economy run i Sweden in 1960. . Next is a German sign from a garage, markin the parking lots.
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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78858
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SOme more signs from Sweden. This is a common sign from ca 1958, available in at least three different sizes.
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Next is a porcelain thermometer, also available in three sizes. This is 46X9 inches, the middle size.

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Claes

Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78859
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Nice stuff guys. Thanks Bob for the year clarification and the merger information. Lets get some more stuff going. Ted

Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78860
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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78861
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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78863
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SEEN SOME SUPER STUFF BUT I NO THERE IS A LOT MORE TO SEE ON THIS TOPIC. SO LET;S SEE SOME MORE, LOVEN IT. CHEESE

Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78864
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Here is a Mobilfuel pump plate from my collection. Porcealin, circa 1954. Approx. 12 inches depending on how you measure. Ted

Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78865
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Here are some of my favorites in my collection.

Porcelain 60" by 20" with a 1/2" lip all the way around it. Made in Brussels Belgium.


Porcelain "Pillow" (bowed out like a pillow) approx 25" by 15"


Service sign with service binder (not porcelain) approx 27" by 9"


porcelain truck sign . approx 18 1/2" by 9"


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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78866
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real plastic building letters with one of Cheeses fabulous repop pegesus horses.


This is alittle tin touring service sign that has wear but I was told is kinda rare ..especially the small 15" by 12" size.


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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78867
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TOTALLY COOL DROOL SIGNS, HUBBA.
HERE ARE A FEW TOUGH / RARE ONES
I'VE SAVED FROM EBAY OVER THE YEARS:



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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78868
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Thanks Doc..ya got yourself some high droolsville sinage there as well my friend. Nice Nice NICE.

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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78869
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These signs will be in upcoming Aumann auctions.







Thanks to the gang at Aumann's for the use of their pictures.


Wanted: Gas pump globes:Sinclair & affiliates, IL companies. Ripple bodies. Anything Sinclair, Stoll, Pierce, 4 Bros.


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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78870
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I believe these pictures came from an auction in Wisconsin last year.









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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78871
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Wanted: Gas pump globes:Sinclair & affiliates, IL companies. Ripple bodies. Anything Sinclair, Stoll, Pierce, 4 Bros.


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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78872
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I took these pictures at a friends house last fall.







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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78873
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HEY HUBBA....DROOL ALL YA WANT...BUT THEY STILL AREN'T MINE!
THEY ARE SOME RARITIES FROM EBAY JUST LIKE THESE:



I HAVE TO GET MY ACT TOGETHER AND PUT SOME OF MY OWN STUFF ON!

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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78874
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Excellent signs guys keep it up. The first is porcelain and the second is painted tin 23x43 as well as the third made of heavy cardboard.
[img]http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b4dd28b3127cceba43179afc9f0000003610[/img]
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[img]http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b4dd28b3127cceba43ea0d3dde0000004610[/img]

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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78875
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This is a 24 inch double sided porcelain out of a lollipop holder. Circa early 1930's. Ted


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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78876
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This 72 incher was used from 1936-46. Don't see too many of these around.

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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78877
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)*%$#* AOL....#$)*&^% COMPUTERS!!!!It was suppose to be an Aviation Products sign.

Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78878
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Here are a few images that I have:


[img]http://pumps.theedwardsteam.com/scott/Pict54.bmp[/img]


Sorry I don't know the years of the signs.


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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78879
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Here is a west coast Mobil porcelain pump plate about 12 inches across, from my collection. The west coast plates all had the wider blue border all the way out to the edge. Circa 1951 Ted

Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78880
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The Shop Talk member going by the name "Pegasus" sent the following images in to share with you. Wow, Richard, you chose the right name. Thanks so much for participating.







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More images from "Pegasus"








Are we having fun yet?

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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78882
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I......THINK......I......AM......GOING.....TO.....CRY!
WOW! PEGASUS......COLOR ME TRULY AMAZED. THANKS FOR SHARING YOUR BIG COLLECTION OF MANY SMALLER MOBIL SIGNS. YOU ARE A GENUINE INSPIRATION TO US ALL. KUDOS TO YOU FOR SUCH AN AWESOME COLLECTION!!!

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Couple early 60's porcelain pump signs. 12"x14". Just curious..was the "outboard mix"
fuel sold as a premix or did the pump have a mixer installed?...........Aaron

Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78884
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Here is a tin lubrication chart holder and card board chart.

Also porcelain chart holder


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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78885
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Here are some pictures from the collection of Larry Karlson.



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More awesome picture from Larry Karlson. Can anyone say MARINE. Ted



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Great call Ted on the Mobil company of the month. What impressive collections by several people. Thanks for sharing with us.

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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78888
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Richard,
When I saw the group of pump plates I thought...neat!
When I saw the second group I thought...cool!
When I saw the Mobilheat sign with the smaller sign hanging from it I thought...wow!
When I saw the Gargoyle lubester signs I though...awsome!
When I saw the Gargoyle thermometer I started drooling!!!!
By the time I got to the SOCONY lubester signs I needed a big ol' slobber bucket!!!!
Thats undoubtedly the most impressive collection of small Mobil signs I've ever seen. Could you post some info on when and where your signs would have been used?
GREAT collection.
Bob
p.s. Were you able to get the globe you emailed me about?

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Here is a porcelain Mobilgas Special from my collection. Keep those horses and gargoyles coming. Ted

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Heres a couple of my outside hangers.

Here is a nice Gargoyle cabnet sign I bought from our friend 5 quart years ago..still have it Don.

Here is an australian pump plate I won off ebay.


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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78891
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Thanks to all you “oldgasers” for the nice comments on my signs….90% of my collection is Mobil related, so I don’t have much to share unless Mobil is the topic. Lastgas15 asked for information about where and when the signs were used……I can provide some good information and some “best-guesses”. I consider myself fairly knowledgeable on the subject, but not an expert. I’ve numbered the photos above from top to bottom for reference.

1) These single-sided pump shields were used in the USA from about 1931 to the mid 1950’s.

2) More SSP pump shields from 1931 – 1950’s. The one with the right-facing Pegasus is actually a truck door sign….Pegasus faced left on all pump plates during this time period. The 2 small numbered shields are from Europe…..any sign spelled “Mobiloel” was used in the German market. The tiny shield with just Pegasus is one of my favorites, but I don’t have a clue how, where, or when it was used.

3) The red motor spirit sign at top center is from South Africa and dates from 1911 – 1930. The Mobilheat sign is double-sided and from 1931 – 1950’s.

4) Most of the Gargoyle double-sided lubster signs are marked Vacuum Oil and were used in the USA before 1931.

5) The red motor car oils sign, the can shaped sign, the motorcycle sign, and the curved lube cabinet sign are all marked Vacuum Oil and were used in the Great Britain from 1900 to (?). The thermometer is obviously foreign, but I don’t know what language is used…..can someone out there help?

6) The signs at top center and left are domestic, the small flange is Austrian, the large oval German, the authorized service Australian, the “A” and “BB” are English, and the odd shaped one is French. All would date from the early 1900’s to WWII.

7) All the Socony lubster signs are domestic, except the bottom center, and would date from before 1931.

8) The Plume and Laurel signs are from Australia and are pre-WWII.

9) The two yellow Elephant signs are 1911 – 1920’s and were made is the USA but used overseas. Standard-Vacuum was formed in 1933 and existed until 1962, so that dates the red Elephant.

10) The White Eagle and General Petroleum signs are domestic and pre-1930.

11) The Sphinx sign with the pump is 1920’s, the blue one 1930’s , and the Pegasus version after WWII. All came from Austria. The Sunflower sign is from southern Europe and the yellow Tiger is from the far-east, probably China……not sure the their ages.


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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78892
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AS YOU MIGHT KNOW....I LIKE 'EM BIG!
HERE ARE MY SHIELDS:



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BUT WAIT!....THERE'S MORE (SHIELDS):


(THIS BIG MARINE IS ONE OF MY FAVES)

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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78894
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MAYBE SOMEONE CAN HELP ME DATE THIS ONE (???):

THANKS!

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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78895
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Here is a Mobil curb sign I bought at the General Petroleum Museum auction last year.

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As one of my favorite companies, I have really enjoyed seeing all these Mobil signs. Great choice for this month since it will soon be my B-day and looking at all of you guys collection pieces is a great present! Wonderful pieces from everyone. But to Pegasus (Richard), Sir, I salute you. Keep 'em coming.

Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78897
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These two Mobil signs were sent in by Greg Walker. Nice signs Greg.
[img]http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b4dd35b3127cceba01c85dcac10000003610[/img]
[img]http://im1.shutterfly.com/procserv/47b4dd35b3127cceba01c861cafd0000003610[/img]

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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78898
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Here are two signs we got out of the GPM auction. The horse rotate with neon on both sides. the other sign in the rear has a relay so the wings flap.

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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78899
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Simply jaw dropping, drool bucket filling indeed.

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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78900
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Here is a drop legged Mobilgas Special pump plate from my collection. Ted

Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78901
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Here is a sign that tom-2-tone sent for me to post. Ted

Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78902
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IN 1956 MAGAZINE ADS SHOW THE OLD SHIELDS COMING DOWN AND THESE
NEW WIDER ONES GOING UP, AND LOGO SHORTENED TO JUST "MOBIL." HERE ARE A FEW EXAMPLES IN MY INVENTORY:



THIS S/S VERSION IS A MONSTER BUT I MANAGED TO HANG IT MYSELF!.....

I BELIEVE MOBIL STARTED USING THIS RED "O" LOGO IN 1966:


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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78903
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HERE ARE A COUPLE OF MORE RECENT LIGHT-UP TYPES:


LOVE THAT PEGASUS!

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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78904
Tue Mar 16 2004 01:12 PM
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HERE'S MY COOKIE CUTTER. I GOT THIS ABOUT 8 YEARS AGO AT A LOCAL
ANTIQUE BARN SALE. I SAW THE BODY AND THE PRICE AND QUICKLY BECAME INTERESTED. I ASKED THE PROPRIETORS ABOUT THE 3 MISSING PARTS, AND THEY SAID THEY WERE NOT AVAILABLE. I LEFT W/O THE PEGASUS....BUT GOT TO THINKING ABOUT REPRODUCING THE MISSING PARTS ON THE DRIVE HOME. THE NEXT DAY I WENT BACK AND I BOUGHT THE LEG AND TAILLESS PONY AND TOOK IT HOME. IN THE WEEKS TO FOLLOW, I CRANKED OUT WHAT LOOKS TO BE SOME PRETTY CONVINCING FRONT & REAR LEGS AND A TAIL. THE AVERAGE JOE DOESN'T LOOK TWICE...UNTIL THEY HEAR THE TRUTH!


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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78905
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Here is a large hanging porcelain Socony from my collection circa 1934. Ted


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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78906
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Here is a 7 foot long Mobil porcelain double sided hanging sign. circa 1957. Ted


Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78907
Thu Mar 18 2004 07:04 AM
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HERE'S A 1932 BEAUTY I GOT FROM EBAY. THIS GUY COULDN'T BE HOME
TO MEET ME THE DAY I PICKED IT UP. SO HE LEAVES THE SIGN ON HIS FRONT PORCH AND TELLS ME TO LEAVE MY PERSONAL CHECK IN HIS FRONT DOOR WINDOW! IT ALL WENT SMOOTH!


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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78908
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Here is a Mobilgas shield on original pole.

Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78909
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Well the end of the month is almost here. I will start a new sign on around April 7th. This is my last Mobil sign hung outside. A porcelain flange sign with the gargoyle. Ted


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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78910
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NICE FLANGE, TED....I'LL FOLLOW YOURS WITH A COUPLE OF GARGOYLE
SIGNS IN FRENCH FROM EUROPE'S BELGIUM:

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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78911
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Almost forgot to post this sign as I keep it up at our cabin. Single sided gargoyle porcelain. Ted


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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78912
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1st is a large painted tin sign approx. 5ft. wide.
2nd is a couple of weathervane tops.
3rd, I was told this is a pipeline single sided sign.
4th, Mobiloil bottle rack. All 4 sides are the same, except that there are handle holes on 2 sides.
Dick



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Re: Sign of the Month MOBIL #78913
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This is my last Mobil sign for my collection. A pump plate. We will be starting a new sign of the month on the 7th. Scott Shipers will get it going as I will be on vacation. We will be doing Standard oil company, Chevron and all associated companies east and west coast. Let's make it another good one. Ted


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