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Mobil shelving #734191
Tue Aug 13 2019 09:16 AM
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I bought this set of shelves to use as a display cabinet. While pealing the repaint off I found original lettering and Pegasus under the paint.
Any Idea what years this may have been used? Has square nuts and flat head screws holding it together. I'm guessing 60's???
Any pictures of original colors would be great. Looks like white outside with red inside shelves.
Thanks
Dave

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Re: Mobil shelving [Re: farmboy70] #734192
Tue Aug 13 2019 09:17 AM
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Better pictures

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Re: Mobil shelving [Re: farmboy70] #734200
Tue Aug 13 2019 12:45 PM
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...original Mobilgas font with the two-story 'a' is older than that...I'm thinking postwar, late 1940s-early 50s...


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Re: Mobil shelving [Re: farmboy70] #734207
Tue Aug 13 2019 02:05 PM
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The serif A was used on the pole signs from the early 30's up through 1946.
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Re: Mobil shelving [Re: farmboy70] #734210
Tue Aug 13 2019 04:00 PM
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Thanks for the info! If it is that old I think I'll take it back to original colors.
I haven't had much luck finding a picture of its original look so far.
Dave

Re: Mobil shelving [Re: farmboy70] #734211
Tue Aug 13 2019 04:07 PM
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Another question. Where is the best place to get the decals?
Thanks
Dave

Re: Mobil shelving [Re: DWSheffer] #734238
Tue Aug 13 2019 09:04 PM
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when was the red "O" used - 60's ? .. ... cool
but has the early style letters, was the red "O" added ? ..


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Re: Mobil shelving [Re: farmboy70] #734247
Wed Aug 14 2019 02:58 AM
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The picture with the red "o" was the cabinet before I removed the repaint. The last picture is paint removed and is original paint found underneath.


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