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How likely would it be to recreate this scene?
#596791 Sat Feb 07 2015 06:49 PM
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This is a picture from My Grandpas Shell station. He owned it from 1962-1976. How likely would it be to find all the stuff in the picture? Is it a goal that I could feasibly accomplish. BTW the stations wasnt by the beach. His last name was Beach so the beach balls were a gimmick play on his last name and the name of the station "Beaches Shell".

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Shell4fun #596796 Sat Feb 07 2015 07:35 PM
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To me, it doesn't seem as though it would be overly difficult. It may take several long years to gather that much stuff, but given that it is 2 VERY large brands(Shell and UniRoyal) and from the 60s, most items pictured should be fairly common and inexpensive. If it was a small brands from the 20s, and you were trying to recreate the storefront, then yes, it would be very difficult and costly. But, its common, later model items, so with patience, it can and should be done.
Good luck!!!


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I like the Shelltox, instant death.

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hri_2008 #596798 Sat Feb 07 2015 07:42 PM
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Why not? Go for it. It will be fun !!!!

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Go for it Jon! That'd be cool.


Looking for photos, etc from 60s era Shell-A-Rama gas station and Pal's Diner, Rt. 17 Mahwah, NJ
& US or state highway signs, shields, route markers
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MetroPetro #596818 Sat Feb 07 2015 09:30 PM
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Recreating that display should be doable and it would be really cool too.


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Lastgas15 #596819 Sat Feb 07 2015 09:41 PM
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You should be able to find it all, it will just take some time. Half of the fun is the thrill of the hunt and then the satisfaction of the score. Enjoy the hunt and the folks you meet and the friends you will make along the way.


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texacokie #596828 Sat Feb 07 2015 10:08 PM
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The paper and cardboard signs will be the hardest to find.


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MATT ALVAREZ #596833 Sat Feb 07 2015 10:42 PM
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Like Luke said, lots of Shell stuff out there. It wouldn't be a difficult undertaking. You are probably looking at the $30,000.00 plus mark, if you wanted to stock it with near mint cans and items to imitate the new retail items look and feel.


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Dave's Garage #596837 Sat Feb 07 2015 11:27 PM
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Start out by clicking on the "Events" tab near the top of this page.
Then mark you calendar for all the shows listed, there is always plenty of Shell items at these shows.

Wish I had saved some of the things from the Shell station I had.

Jack Sim


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Air Meter ID book also available
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Jack Sim #596845 Sun Feb 08 2015 04:59 AM
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As a Movie prop maker , this scene is realistic over the more modern TBA displayed within the office . Sure , it's going to cost in the hundreds , perhaps a few thousand realistically . Still, it's something that could be re created .


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Love it! I always thought recreating a gas station office would be a cool way to display a collection.


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