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Re: COTM: SHELL #80962
Sun Dec 17 2006 08:20 AM
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Great job Gaspower, thanks for the time and effort to you and all participants!

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Re: COTM: SHELL #80963
Sun Dec 17 2006 11:46 AM
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The caption on the back of this photo reads:
"1912-Shell's Seattle Dept. Westlake Ave. and Highland Drive. Site of present division office. Property acquired Sept. 27, 1912."
It's hard to get any detail in a 50 KB or under jpg image, but note the sign on the office to the left that says "American Gasoline Company".



The caption on the next one reads:
"1915 Show Place Shell station at Eastlake and Hamlin, Seattle gasoline was 12 cents a gallon, higher than the price of eggs."

Photo credits to Seattle Historical Society.



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Re: COTM: SHELL #80964
Sun Dec 17 2006 05:29 PM
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South of St. Louis, MO USA
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Frank Jordan's Shellane Bottled Gas sign on page 3 shows the same pecten as the one Jim White (leonardoil) asked about on page 1. Franks says he thinks that logo was from "the fifties and maybe the forties."

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Re: COTM: SHELL #80965
Mon Dec 18 2006 10:33 AM
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Not real old, but kind of unusual

Re: COTM: SHELL #80966
Mon Dec 18 2006 09:36 PM
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Location unknown, but I guess Southern Cal. I'll be posting more station pics if I can get through some copyright issues. Anybody else got any good station pictures?


Re: COTM: SHELL #80967
Fri Dec 22 2006 11:12 PM
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citrus heights ca.95610
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more shell pictures

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Re: COTM: SHELL #80968
Sun Dec 24 2006 12:36 PM
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A few more globes and thanks to Bob Drake for the pics

15" Green Streak, Shell's motor grade fuel, and #1 on my wanted list.



12 1/2" three piece globe, very rare, maybe only a couple known to exist, anybody have any info to add on this?



One piece "canteen" globe, not sure on the time frame for use, probably 20's.



Super Shell version



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Re: COTM: SHELL #80969
Sun Dec 24 2006 12:44 PM
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1933 map and others





Cool Super Shell jumbo matchbook I got from Tom Stover





Giveaway item and patches from Frank Jordan





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Re: COTM: SHELL #80970
Sun Dec 24 2006 12:54 PM
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Couple containers




Re: COTM: SHELL #80971
Sun Dec 24 2006 01:11 PM
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Some nice foreign globes from Paul Fuhrlinger









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Re: COTM: SHELL #80972
Sun Dec 24 2006 06:53 PM
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More foreign globes courtesy of Bob Drake:











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Re: COTM: SHELL #80973
Sun Dec 24 2006 06:58 PM
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Foreign cont.








Re: COTM: SHELL #80974
Mon Dec 25 2006 08:35 AM
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SHELL 1950 PAPER CREDIT CARD

Re: COTM: SHELL #80975
Mon Dec 25 2006 10:04 PM
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citrus heights ca.95610
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5 gallon SHELL SQUARE CAN- -OLDER COLORS


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Re: COTM: SHELL #80976
Mon Dec 25 2006 10:17 PM
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2 SQUARE 5 GALLON CAN S.dIFFERENT COLORS


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