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#82245 - Thu Jul 14 2005 01:45 PM Re: July C.O.T.M. "McColl Frontenac" ~ (The Red Indian Brands) Ver2.0
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Registered: Tue Jun 01 2004
Loc: British Columbia - Canada
Globe number two this week is an early one piece, Marathon Hi Test. This globe is interesting because all Marathon Indian globes are baked, this one was etched, and as far as I know, its still the only one known.





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#82246 - Thu Jul 14 2005 11:42 PM Re: July C.O.T.M. "McColl Frontenac" ~ (The Red Indian Brands) Ver2.0
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Registered: Wed Jan 22 2003
Loc: Topeka, Kansas USA
I have a few questions about this brand...

In era 1926 or there abouts;

1st - can someone tell me if they would have had 2 grades of gas or 3 grades at a station?

2nd - what lens's would have been on each grade of gas and how would the pumps have been painted?

3rd - what color would the stations have been painted?

The reason I am asking this is because I am getting ready to start building a new garage and will be making it look exactly like a 1926 gas station with a right side bay for model t service - and would like it to look as close to "real / original" on the outside as I can - the total design standpoint from the roof to the driveway nothing would be there that would not have been there in 1926... "execpt for the hidden cctv cams that will be there to protect my investment from the crooks"...

If I can get a good idea of this brand it will be a toss up between red indian and red crown.


Travis E. Towle
Topeka, Kansas

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#82247 - Fri Jul 15 2005 01:31 PM Re: July C.O.T.M. "McColl Frontenac" ~ (The Red Indian Brands) Ver2.0
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Travis
Hopefully someone here has answers to your questions, if not I'll be posting pictures of original stations later in this feature, so that should help.

Todays globe is the "Marathon Blue" This is a great globe, the centrpiece of any Red Indian collection. This particular one came out of a wharehouse at an abandoned coal mine just north of Timmins Ontario (Home of Shania Twain) and was NOS. These also came as one piece baked globes, and of course when found, they are generally weathered and illegible.

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#82248 - Sat Jul 16 2005 10:18 AM Re: July C.O.T.M. "McColl Frontenac" ~ (The Red Indian Brands) Ver2.0
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Here is another great globe, Cyclo Ethyl. This globe would have been used beside the Marathon Blue on twins.



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#82249 - Tue Jul 19 2005 09:26 AM Re: July C.O.T.M. "McColl Frontenac" ~ (The Red Indian Brands) Ver2.0
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Here is the one we all know, the stylized Indian head. This one was used in conjunction with Texaco Sky Chief globes during the years of transition to Texaco.



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#82250 - Thu Jul 21 2005 12:40 AM Re: July C.O.T.M. "McColl Frontenac" ~ (The Red Indian Brands) Ver2.0
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Registered: Tue Jun 01 2004
Loc: British Columbia - Canada
Hey guys, I'm a little behind. Something has come up and I have to make a big time road trip to North Carolina, Ohio, West Virginia & Michigan then back home to the West Coast. The good news is I get to meet a bunch of oldgassers who've helped me put this deal together, the bad news is I have to post most of the things I had for COTM before I go. I will be back next friday, so I'll finish the feature with original station photos. And in the mean time, if anyone has pictures they need posted, send them to me and I'll do it as soon as I get home.

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#82251 - Thu Jul 21 2005 12:43 AM Re: July C.O.T.M. "McColl Frontenac" ~ (The Red Indian Brands) Ver2.0
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THis is a real nice piece, and hard to find. Most if not all oil bottle racks are set up for 16 bottles. At $200+ per bottle plus the rack, dats a lot of chedda yo!






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#82252 - Thu Jul 21 2005 12:51 AM Re: July C.O.T.M. "McColl Frontenac" ~ (The Red Indian Brands) Ver2.0
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Here are some early oil tins, all very hard to find. One thing about Red Indian items, everthing is rare









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#82253 - Thu Jul 21 2005 12:54 AM Re: July C.O.T.M. "McColl Frontenac" ~ (The Red Indian Brands) Ver2.0
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A grouping of the last tins used. These all dates from the thirties, early forties, while the last ones were teens and twenties.










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#82254 - Thu Jul 21 2005 12:58 AM Re: July C.O.T.M. "McColl Frontenac" ~ (The Red Indian Brands) Ver2.0
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Maps are popular Red Indian items. There aren't many brands as pretty as this.







Here are four variations of the late thirties, early forties maps, they are dated on the front, and the advertising changes subtly between years.









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#82255 - Thu Jul 21 2005 12:59 AM Re: July C.O.T.M. "McColl Frontenac" ~ (The Red Indian Brands) Ver2.0
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Registered: Tue Jun 01 2004
Loc: British Columbia - Canada
Here are a few blotters, nice artwork pn all of them.







This is a business card, that looks like a it doubles as a blotter.



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#82256 - Thu Jul 21 2005 01:06 AM Re: July C.O.T.M. "McColl Frontenac" ~ (The Red Indian Brands) Ver2.0
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Registered: Tue Jun 01 2004
Loc: British Columbia - Canada
Here are a few more paper items, I think I'll save the rest of the stuff for when I get back, if I run into August a little I'm sure there won't be a problem




This is a wartime edition of Harvest Gold, these were used during the Texaco transition, the covers said Red Indian, but inside everything was Texaco.



Playing cards are always popular, these typically showed lithos of stations, and most came as double decks.



Red Indian ad's came in dowzens of full color and monotone layouts. The artwork was always excellent, and they look terrific framed.

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#82257 - Fri Jul 29 2005 08:27 AM Re: July C.O.T.M. "McColl Frontenac" ~ (The Red Indian Brands) Ver2.0
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Loc: British Columbia - Canada
Here are a couple rare ones. These plaster heads are awesome, this is the one piece I wish I had, I'd build a whole station around it. They came in a couple variations, and are extremely rare.







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#82258 - Sat Jul 30 2005 10:49 AM Re: July C.O.T.M. "McColl Frontenac" ~ (The Red Indian Brands) Ver2.0
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Well, its the end of the month, I won't be around tommorow so I'll finish things off today with photos of Red Indian stations and one cool signs. I hope you enjoyed this months feature, sorry for the glitches, but you know what they say, life is what happens while you're making plans......












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#82259 - Sat Jul 30 2005 10:50 AM Re: July C.O.T.M. "McColl Frontenac" ~ (The Red Indian Brands) Ver2.0
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Loc: British Columbia - Canada







This is a station just down the street from me, and this shot was taken just after rebranding to Texaco in the late forties.

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