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Re: "Co. of the Month" GILMORE OIL #97928
Fri Nov 12 2004 05:37 PM
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Here is a photo of a Gilmore hand sprayer/duster. Sorry about the poor photo, I took it through a glass display case. Ok, I learned my lesson. Yes, those are oil sample bottles behind the sprayer.

Here is a whole wall of great Gilmore neon, clock, signs etc.

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Re: "Co. of the Month" GILMORE OIL #97929
Fri Nov 12 2004 05:55 PM
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Don, You are doing an outstanding job. Keep up the great work.

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Re: "Co. of the Month" GILMORE OIL #97930
Fri Nov 12 2004 06:50 PM
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Thanks Scott, these are not as easy as you all make it seem. My hat's off to those of you who do this every week, or every month! Whew?

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Re: "Co. of the Month" GILMORE OIL #97931
Fri Nov 12 2004 06:59 PM
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Here is a closeup of GILMORE SAMPLE BOTTLES.

Anyone ever hear of SMACK-O ? It's a GILMORE PRODUCT

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Re: "Co. of the Month" GILMORE OIL #97932
Sat Nov 13 2004 04:13 PM
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Here is another advertising photo of some of the Gilmore planes.

And another Gilmore map.

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Re: "Co. of the Month" GILMORE OIL #97933
Sat Nov 13 2004 08:37 PM
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Loomis, CA. USA
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Don..... killer stuff these Gilmore items, Thanks.

Re: "Co. of the Month" GILMORE OIL #97934
Sat Nov 13 2004 10:39 PM
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Here are a couple of local stations circa 1938. Wonder what kind of noise it made when those globes landed in the garbage?






Photo credits to Puget Sound Regional Archives

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Re: "Co. of the Month" GILMORE OIL #97935
Sun Nov 14 2004 06:36 PM
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Fontana, Ca
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Heres a gilmore record breakers news letter


Re: "Co. of the Month" GILMORE OIL #97936
Mon Nov 15 2004 08:16 AM
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Well, here is a great piece of Gilmore advertising with the lion. This was posted using the new and easy imageshack posting method that Jim has suggested. I'm sure that I'll see many more postings of great Gilmore items now that it's been made so easy to post photos.

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Don "oltoydoc" Sherwood
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Re: "Co. of the Month" GILMORE OIL #97937
Mon Nov 15 2004 01:40 PM
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Here a Gilmore tin sign that most of you have seen before. When I bought this one about 5 years ago the guy had a stack of them right from a wooden box. I helped Butch Greer get one also.

here it is with the paper very carefully taken off the sign face.

here's probley the most rare of all the Gilmore sign pump plates.


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Re: "Co. of the Month" GILMORE OIL #97938
Mon Nov 15 2004 04:31 PM
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Fantasy restroom key holders.......

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Re: "Co. of the Month" GILMORE OIL #97939
Mon Nov 15 2004 04:41 PM
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This photo was sent in by Rex Benson, of Original Gilmore globes at the GPM auction. Here are the prices.
left to right
BLUE GREEN 1-LENS $10,250
RED LION 2 LENSES $18,500
ROAR GILMORE 1 LENS MINOR STAIN $7000
GILMORE ETHYL 1 LENS $3500
Plus 10% BP
Alot of bread,Thanks Rex


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Don "oltoydoc" Sherwood
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Re: "Co. of the Month" GILMORE OIL #97940
Mon Nov 15 2004 07:40 PM
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Ogden, UT
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Here are a couple of signs that a lot of you have probably seen before.


Re: "Co. of the Month" GILMORE OIL #97941
Mon Nov 15 2004 10:17 PM
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Here's a bit-more Gilmore.





From the Baja Cantina Grill & Filling Station in Carmel Valley, California.


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Re: "Co. of the Month" GILMORE OIL #97942
Tue Nov 16 2004 09:10 AM
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Maybe some of you guys will know more about this sign than I do. This was a pic I took at Roy Reed's bash last year.
I think the story on this sign was that it is original, hand painted on wood. I want to say it was on the Gilmore stadium? (in LA) It is very early. I think he wanted about $10,000 for it.
It looked pretty real to me, at least it looked pretty old.
Anyone else know anything about it?


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