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Re: COTM November 2007--Pure #96166
Fri Nov 09 2007 03:35 AM
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Shot with HP pstc3100 at 2007-11-09

This sign is on old station that has several other brands in Ohio

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Re: COTM November 2007--Pure #96167
Fri Nov 09 2007 05:40 AM
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Waterville,Ohio
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Here is more Pure stuff.

Pure dinner plate and Pure Tiolene oil bottle. Both items will be on ebay sometime.



Always looking for Hy-Flash Gas/Miller Oil, Hi-Speed Gas/ Hickok Oil and Paragon Refining items from Toledo,Ohio.
Re: COTM November 2007--Pure #96168
Fri Nov 09 2007 06:28 AM
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Ooh, Ooh, Ooh! I've been trying to get a Pure china item for awhile! Nice.

Here's another hunk of history:

1948—Pure has its best year for profits.
Pure approaches NASCAR to supply fuel in exchange for promotion considerations.
1949—Pure sells its stations in eastern Penn-sylvania to Gulf.
Pure purchases majority interest in Goldkamp Co. of Dayton, operator of ~40 service stations.
1950—Pure’s new R&D labs open in Crystal Lake, Illinois.

Re: COTM November 2007--Pure #96169
Fri Nov 09 2007 06:51 AM
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Here's a picture of the R&D lab building, courtesy of the Crystal Lake Public Library. This was on a placemat titled "Lost Crystal Lake," sponsored by the CL Historic Preservation Commission, CL Historical Society, and Downtown Crystal Lake/Main Street.

Re: COTM November 2007--Pure #96170
Sun Nov 11 2007 12:53 PM
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Here's another Pure-Restaurant-Motel combo, with a few Coke "buttons" tossed in.
This was the Garden Motor Court on U.S. 60, west of Ashland, KY.

Re: COTM November 2007--Pure #96171
Sun Nov 11 2007 03:05 PM
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citrus heights ca.95610
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MY ONLY PURE CAN


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Re: COTM November 2007--Pure #96172
Sun Nov 11 2007 06:11 PM
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1952—Pure acquires the remainder of Hickok, which is operated by the Pure Oil Products Company. Pure Oil Products abandons the “Hi-Speed” trademark, marketing under Pure’s brand names. Hickok merges with Pure Oil Products Co. of Ohio, wholly owned subsidiary of Pure: Hickok’s preeminence in the truck stop industry makes Pure a leader in the field.



Front & back of one of my non-paper Pure items (actually, my only non-paper Pure item).

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Re: COTM November 2007--Pure #96173
Tue Nov 13 2007 07:22 PM
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May as well continue in the truck stop vein.
Diesel fuel pump plates.
These are Matthews Auction photos, courtesy of Bob.


Re: COTM November 2007--Pure #96174
Thu Nov 15 2007 10:26 AM
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Los Alamitos, CA
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I have 4 Pure globes. The Detonox is from a Pure purchase in the early 20's.



This sign is just after the Union merger, in the mid 60's


Re: COTM November 2007--Pure #96175
Thu Nov 15 2007 01:32 PM
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Antioch,IL
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still alive and well,glenview il.

now some kind of doctors office another in highland park il.inside looks just like it did in 1928 when it was built,with some added electric and stuff

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Looking for gas,oil related clocks,especially neon and spinners .clock repair available. Mick
Re: COTM November 2007--Pure #96176
Thu Nov 15 2007 09:20 PM
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Glad you posted the Glenview station. I've been going nuts trying to remember where that was.
Will post more pix once I get my formerly favorite computer up & running.

Re: COTM November 2007--Pure #96177
Sun Nov 18 2007 01:51 PM
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Stations to follow, I hope. In the meanwhile, here are more maps.





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Re: COTM November 2007--Pure #96178
Sun Nov 18 2007 01:56 PM
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These are from 1955 and 1961.





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Re: COTM November 2007--Pure #96179
Sun Nov 18 2007 07:29 PM
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murfreesboro,tn, usa
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Here's a few signs.
First is probably a Hi-Speed sign.



These three are 15" curved porcelain signs.

These are 15" flat porcelain.

Another 15" flat porcelain.





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Looking for early Pure Oil Company items(Energee,Detonox,Puritan)as well as any Woco Pep items.

Looking for graphic quart cans for my collection.
Re: COTM November 2007--Pure #96180
Tue Nov 20 2007 04:28 PM
Tue Nov 20 2007 04:28 PM
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Great job on the COTM, Judy!! Thanks for the hard work.

Here are some pumps and signs from the Simpler Times Museum in PA.




Have a Pure Day

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