Did anyone make repop Shell embossed oil bottles?

Posted by: SKomatinsky

Did anyone make repop Shell embossed oil bottles? - Tue Jan 08 2013 04:55 AM

I am considering buying a rack of Shell Penn embossed tall oil bottles in a carrier, but I do not know if any might be repops. They look to be in excellent condition.

Were there any reproductions made of these?
Posted by: hawkike

Re: Did anyone make repop Shell embossed oil bottles? - Tue Jan 08 2013 06:41 PM

Never saw one if they did.
Posted by: mcguffeyd1

Re: Did anyone make repop Shell embossed oil bottles? - Tue Jan 08 2013 07:04 PM

Was at an antique mall one time and seen one that the guy claimed was a reproduction but i am not sure and he wanted 25 bucks for it. I don't collect much glass so i passed.
So it is possible that there are repops. Someone is bound to know on here but it isn't me. Good luck
Posted by: JimT

Re: Did anyone make repop Shell embossed oil bottles? - Wed Jan 09 2013 05:43 AM

I dont think theres anything wrong with that bottle.
Posted by: roger cherry

Re: Did anyone make repop Shell embossed oil bottles? - Wed Jan 09 2013 06:22 AM

I know for a fact they did reproduce the tiolene bottles. I am not sure about the shell's.
Posted by: JimT

Re: Did anyone make repop Shell embossed oil bottles? - Wed Jan 09 2013 06:32 AM

The Tiolene repops are fairly obvious.
Posted by: junior25

Re: Did anyone make repop Shell embossed oil bottles? - Wed Jan 09 2013 07:01 AM

I have been told that repop Canadian versions have no date embossed on the bottom.Every one I've ever seen is dated 1933.Do the Shell-Penn have an embossed date as well?
Posted by: keithia

Re: Did anyone make repop Shell embossed oil bottles? - Wed Jan 09 2013 06:55 PM

No dates on the Shells that I have seen.
Posted by: slipperpicker

Re: Did anyone make repop Shell embossed oil bottles? - Wed Jan 09 2013 09:49 PM

Most of mine have 1933 on the bottom i have 2 cases and they look like that . there
Posted by: Iceman

Re: Did anyone make repop Shell embossed oil bottles? - Thu Jan 10 2013 11:17 PM

I am not a bottle expert, but If there are no obvious wear marks on the bottles (especially the bottoms), I would be cautious.