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Re: What's your favorite piece in your collection? #127478
Sat Jan 27 2007 08:38 AM
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I can't pick just 1 that is my favorite item. I have a couple. That's like asking which one of my kids do i like better. LOL



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Re: What's your favorite piece in your collection? #127479
Sat Jan 27 2007 01:09 PM
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This is one of my favorite globes. The colors are great when it's illuminated.



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Re: What's your favorite piece in your collection? #127480
Sat Jan 27 2007 08:02 PM
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It was a tough decision for me but this is what I came up with.



And this is my favorite gas and oil piece If your name is Keith, like mine, it's probobly your favorite too.


Re: What's your favorite piece in your collection? #127481
Sun Jan 28 2007 05:43 AM
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It`s hard to pick one, but our favorite is the Tokheim 620. This is the first pump my wife & I did together. She`s helped me do many pumps, oil racks, and Coke machines since, but this is where we started.


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Too many toys, not enough play-time!
Re: What's your favorite piece in your collection? #127482
Sun Jan 28 2007 08:29 AM
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Cool stuff, guys!

This was a tough decision for me to choose just one thing. I've got favorites in my Zephyr Gas, Buick and Bardahl collections, but I picked this Steelcote auto paint can because it captures the essence of my main collecting interest, old body shop items. This can is near mint, is dated 1926 and shows that it is from my home town, St. Louis. Gotta love the graphics with the brush paint job.



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Hey JimT, The can is a pint, about 3 3/4" tall. Thanks.

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Re: What's your favorite piece in your collection? #127483
Sun Jan 28 2007 07:33 PM
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Jim how big is that can? I like it too.

Re: What's your favorite piece in your collection? #127484
Sun Jan 28 2007 07:56 PM
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tough call.... gotta say these...


Re: What's your favorite piece in your collection? #127485
Sun Jan 28 2007 08:14 PM
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It was my Conoco minuteman motor oil sign in average condition but when someone bought it for $6100 now it would be my Conoco gas sign

Re: What's your favorite piece in your collection? #127486
Sun Jan 28 2007 08:17 PM
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Not to make the others in my "collection" jealous, but this has got to be my current favorite :



If you are wondering, he is saying "cheese" while wearing one of his daddy's hats.

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Re: What's your favorite piece in your collection? #127487
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My station



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Re: What's your favorite piece in your collection? #127488
Mon Jan 29 2007 05:44 PM
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I guess everyone has a favorite sign , and a favorite pump. I will stick with the sign for now.The base is not original, but the sign was a complete unit when I bought it. had some condition problems and was original.After it sat in my garage for about 3 years, I bit the bullet and had it restored professionally. now I am trying to find an original base.this is also my wifes favorite sign. Norm Huff


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Re: What's your favorite piece in your collection? #127489
Sat Feb 03 2007 09:19 AM
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better late than never!!


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Re: What's your favorite piece in your collection? #127490
Sat Feb 03 2007 10:11 AM
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Here is a script top that I am working on. I still need to install a hose and the hose guards. It is in my attached garage and I hooked it up to a motion sensor. Everytime I leave or come home it turns on for 4 minutes. I love seeing it from the street all lit up at night. This is my most favorite piece in my collection.



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Re: What's your favorite piece in your collection? #127491
Sat Feb 03 2007 11:24 AM
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[img=http://img145.imageshack.us/img145/9732/bennett150ut2.th.jpg]



This is my Bennett 150 i just finished restoring, purchased this at Iowa gas last year, tell me what you think


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Re: What's your favorite piece in your collection? #127492
Sat Feb 03 2007 11:37 AM
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7 miles from Texas in Louisian...
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7 miles from Texas in Louisian...
Looks good Bobby.....only one thing would make it look better......at my house..
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