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Texaco Marine Lubricants Sign #676870
Mon Jan 16 2017 04:09 PM
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I would like the forums opinion on whether this is an authentic "Texaco Marine Lubricants" sign. Also would be interested in the value?

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Re: Texaco Marine Lubricants Sign [Re: Star6] #676890
Mon Jan 16 2017 07:16 PM
Mon Jan 16 2017 07:16 PM
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Any chance of getting a pic at the 2nd boat from the left at the bottom.

Re: Texaco Marine Lubricants Sign [Re: Tankar] #676895
Mon Jan 16 2017 07:27 PM
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That's the only pictures l have.

Re: Texaco Marine Lubricants Sign [Re: Star6] #676948
Tue Jan 17 2017 01:49 PM
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Found some more pictures.

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Re: Texaco Marine Lubricants Sign [Re: Star6] #676967
Tue Jan 17 2017 04:22 PM
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From what i see i would say legit.

Re: Texaco Marine Lubricants Sign [Re: Tankar] #676975
Tue Jan 17 2017 07:02 PM
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Any idea on what the value is?

Re: Texaco Marine Lubricants Sign [Re: Star6] #676985
Tue Jan 17 2017 08:45 PM
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Wanted early tin litho signage.
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Re: Texaco Marine Lubricants Sign [Re: minuteman] #676987
Tue Jan 17 2017 08:55 PM
Tue Jan 17 2017 08:55 PM
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Originally Posted By minuteman
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ditto .. ... cool


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Re: Texaco Marine Lubricants Sign [Re: Star6] #676989
Tue Jan 17 2017 09:25 PM
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Absolutely authentic! Matches my known original perfectly!

On such a stunning example of this sign, I would expect the value to be somewhat higher when placed in a large nationally advertised auction, but those are always guessing games. The value given by the other members is a more realistic and fair value when contemplating the private sale of such a sign.


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Re: Texaco Marine Lubricants Sign [Re: Star6] #676994
Tue Jan 17 2017 10:48 PM
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A nice sign like this; sells itself. In my opinion, no need to give away money to an auction house.

In Canada, most auction houses charge a 20% sellers premium. If at auction this sign sold for $10,000.00 it would still net the seller $8,000.00 after sellers premium is deducted. Only the Auction house is profiting...no net profit to the seller.


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Re: Texaco Marine Lubricants Sign [Re: Star6] #677296
Sun Jan 22 2017 12:21 PM
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Peoria, IL
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the sign brought $7250


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Re: Texaco Marine Lubricants Sign [Re: Star6] #677297
Sun Jan 22 2017 12:28 PM
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Was the sign being offered at auction somewhere, Bryce? Thanks. John

Re: Texaco Marine Lubricants Sign [Re: Star6] #677340
Sun Jan 22 2017 06:03 PM
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Looks like lot 1152 at some auction


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