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Globe or Shoebox #692705
Thu Aug 17 2017 10:06 PM
Thu Aug 17 2017 10:06 PM
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Cameron Park,Ca.
MATT ALVAREZ Offline OP
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My original plan was to put a shoebox on this pump but tried a couple globes for pictures. It looks good with a globe as well as a shoebox. What is you preference? Lead sign on door or side? Fake patina sign or clean looking sign?













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Re: Globe or Shoebox [Re: MATT ALVAREZ] #692706
Thu Aug 17 2017 10:31 PM
Thu Aug 17 2017 10:31 PM
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Ellensburg, WA
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I like the shoebox with clean looking sign. smile

Re: Globe or Shoebox [Re: MATT ALVAREZ] #692707
Thu Aug 17 2017 10:31 PM
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Vancouver, BC
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I vote for Shoebox with old sign on front and leaded on side. Looks great.

Re: Globe or Shoebox [Re: MATT ALVAREZ] #692708
Fri Aug 18 2017 02:42 AM
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Shoebox & patina-ed sign & lead sign on front. Chris

Re: Globe or Shoebox [Re: MATT ALVAREZ] #692709
Fri Aug 18 2017 03:41 AM
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So. Ca.
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my 2ยข, not on the menu- globe, sign w/lead on side .. ... cool


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Re: Globe or Shoebox [Re: MATT ALVAREZ] #692710
Fri Aug 18 2017 04:16 AM
Fri Aug 18 2017 04:16 AM
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Green Bay, WI
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My preference in picture #6, you get the brand name from any side

Re: Globe or Shoebox [Re: MATT ALVAREZ] #692711
Fri Aug 18 2017 05:07 AM
Fri Aug 18 2017 05:07 AM
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Victor, NY, 14564
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I'm with Pete (muntzman), but each option looks terrific. If my true preference be known, I'd like to see the pump in my collection but I don't believe that was a option.

Re: Globe or Shoebox [Re: MATT ALVAREZ] #692714
Fri Aug 18 2017 06:22 AM
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El Cajon,Calif, USA
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I like the globe .. By the way neat looking pump ! Tom

Re: Globe or Shoebox [Re: MATT ALVAREZ] #692715
Fri Aug 18 2017 06:35 AM
Fri Aug 18 2017 06:35 AM
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Peoria, IL
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shoebox, clean sign, lead on the front... pump paint looks too nice for the patina sign, imo

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Re: Globe or Shoebox [Re: MATT ALVAREZ] #692716
Fri Aug 18 2017 06:38 AM
Fri Aug 18 2017 06:38 AM
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Plano TX
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Matt, I'm sort of with Randy on this. Globe, leaded on side plus a clean sign on front. You can't go wrong with anything you like!


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Re: Globe or Shoebox [Re: MATT ALVAREZ] #692719
Fri Aug 18 2017 07:23 AM
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Michigan, Union Pier
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What Bryce said. Too clean for any patina for me.


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Re: Globe or Shoebox [Re: MATT ALVAREZ] #692721
Fri Aug 18 2017 08:38 AM
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Mt. Juliet, Tenn.
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I agree looks good with globe but shoebox for sure.Pic 5 or 6


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Re: Globe or Shoebox [Re: MATT ALVAREZ] #692726
Fri Aug 18 2017 11:49 AM
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St. Louis, MO, USA
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If you were a dealer back in the day, and you wanted to purchase the above pump from Bennett you could order it painted and ready to go. The lead signs were also supplied by Bennett, but where they went depended on what state you lived or even what county or city. Many of the locations had laws as where the lead sign should be on the pump. No laws, the lead signs were usually put on the sides to give more room to the decals or pump signs to be put on the front. Laws, then the lead signs went on the front.

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Re: Globe or Shoebox [Re: MATT ALVAREZ] #692729
Fri Aug 18 2017 12:55 PM
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San Bernardino , Cal. USA
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I like that pump with no top. But then my mom says I'm special so there's that....

Re: Globe or Shoebox [Re: MATT ALVAREZ] #692731
Fri Aug 18 2017 01:23 PM
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Longview, WA
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I'm partial to "the Shoebox" and the placement of signage in photo # 6... But, as Sgt. Shultz used to say.... "I know nothing"!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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