This month we're going to feature globes from Union Oil Company of California (Unocal)and it's affiliates.
Here are the featured companies:
Union Oil Co. of CA.
Pure Oil Co. (Union & Pure merged in '65)
Energee (bought by Pure in '23)
Wofford Oil (bought by Pure in 1925)
Sherrill Oil Co. (part of the Wofford deal)
Gossettes Oil Co. (branded jobber for and later bought by Pure)
Hickock Oil Co....(Hi-Speed Gasoline)(Pure bought controlling interest in the 20's and later bought the rest of the company)
Pocahontas Oil Co. (bought by Hickock)
W.H. Barber and Co....(Fyre Drop Gasoline & Meteeor) (bought by Pure in '45)
Save More (owned by W.H. Barber)
Central West Oil Co. (Super Par Gasoline) (W.H. Barber affiliate)
Pacer Oil Co. (Super Par affiliate)
Dickey Inc. (Independant jobber that eventually became a Pure and later Union branded jobber)
Here are a few to get us started off.
Union Non Detonating Gasoline, 1920's
A special thanks to Dan at Aumann Auctions for letting me use his pictures. These great globes will be available at the GPM auction in a few weeks.