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Globe Of The Month for June #80048
Sat Jun 14 2003 10:57 AM
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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


Unoco, 1925-32



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.
Bob


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Re: Globe Of The Month for June #80049
Sat Jun 14 2003 11:03 AM
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Here are some more great globes from the General Petroleum Museum auction.

Union 76, 1932-35


Union 76 + Tetraethyl, 1932-35


Union White Magic,1932-35

Union Product 76 Gasoline,1935-46


Union Ethyl Gasoline,1935-46


Union White Magic w/car. I can't find any info on this globe. The car appears to have mid-1930's styling.


You can see these globes and more at the Aumann Auction website: aumannauctions.com

Bob


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Re: Globe Of The Month for June #80050
Sat Jun 14 2003 11:07 AM
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It's Fyre Drop Gasoline,1920's


This globe will also be sold at the GPM auction. Thanks again to Aumann Auctions for allowing me to use there images.
Bob


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Re: Globe Of The Month for June #80051
Sat Jun 14 2003 11:09 AM
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Save More Ethyl, 1940-65.


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Re: Globe Of The Month for June #80052
Sat Jun 14 2003 11:13 AM
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Here are a few Pure globes.

Xcel would have been from the 1934-37 era.


This version of Purol Pep was used from 1930-39


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Re: Globe Of The Month for June #80053
Sat Jun 14 2003 11:15 AM
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Here's a Purol Gasoline globe from the 1920's



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Re: Globe Of The Month for June #80054
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The lens on the left is from 1939-61.
The one on the right is from the 1930's.


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Re: Globe Of The Month for June #80055
Sat Jun 14 2003 11:36 AM
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This isn't a globe, but it's really cool. It's a internally lit neon sign. An oldgas member recently bought this sign at a bargain price!!!! The seller was taking bids by email and she only let one of the guys bidding on it up his offer. Cost herself alot of money. At least it went to a good home where it will be appreciated.



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Re: Globe Of The Month for June #80056
Sat Jun 14 2003 12:52 PM
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I think Dick Bennett has all of them .

Re: Globe Of The Month for June #80057
Sat Jun 14 2003 02:58 PM
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Don't have the 1st 3, but do have a Union Product WHITE MAGIC. Also have 2 differant PUROL w/ arrow.

Never had seen the paper label globe with car




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Re: Globe Of The Month for June #80058
Sun Jun 15 2003 04:47 PM
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Here are some pictures that Nels sent to me.










Thanks Nels for sharing these cool globes.

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Re: Globe Of The Month for June #80059
Mon Jun 16 2003 07:47 PM
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The two Purol globes Dick posted are from the 20's. Pure was a big company and probably used different vendors for their globes. That could explain why there are so many Pure globes with minor differences.

Nels Purol Pep metal body globe is from the '27-'30 era. The Purol Pep 3pc glass is from the '30-'39 period.

The Energee True , and Energee Detonox globes are from the earlie 20's.

The U S Navy Gas globe was used from '32-'34.

The Meteeor 80 globe was from the W.H.Barber and Co. It was used from '35-'50.

The Purol metal body is from the 20's.

The Purol with the seal border idates from the early 30's.
The Purol Ethyl 3pc. glass and metal body globes were used from '32-'39.

Many of the metal body Pure globes are white porcelain. They were one of the few companies to use porcelain bodies.
Thanks again for sharing these globes.

Anyone have any Woco Pep globes they can post? How about some Hi Speed globes?
Keep those globe pics coming!
Bob


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Re: Globe Of The Month for June #80060
Mon Jun 16 2003 10:42 PM
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Wow those globes are awesome!! Would love to own even one or two of those. Dick I would have traded a stovepipe visible for those two globes if I had the chance! Rob

Re: Globe Of The Month for June #80061
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Rob,
I had the pump for atleast 12 yrs, never did restore it, so I traded it. 3 lens & 2 white porcelin bodys.
Dick

Re: Globe Of The Month for June #80062
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Anybody have any one piece purol globes to post???


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