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Huge porcelain ESSO sign value? #516577
Tue Feb 25 2014 02:45 PM
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I have a huge porcelain ESSO gasoline sing that is in amazing condition. I had a friend tell me it was worth some money so i made an account on here and figured id do some research, its oval and about 4 feet tall and 6 feet wide. I can go down to the barn and take pictures if i havent described it well enough. Thanks a lot guy!

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Re: Huge porcelain ESSO sign value? [Re: itsjonahhorst] #516587
Tue Feb 25 2014 04:09 PM
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Condition is everything. Without pictures the majority of people will not even try to give an estimate


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Re: Huge porcelain ESSO sign value? [Re: Wes Maxwell] #516588
Tue Feb 25 2014 04:18 PM
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Originally Posted By: Wes Maxwell
Condition is everything. Without pictures the majority of people will not even try to give an estimate
I agree, pictures are the only way you'll get any estimates. I'm sure you can understand that? Old saying about "a pig in a poke." Paul www.severngaspumps.com

Re: Huge porcelain ESSO sign value? [Re: gasmansgp] #516604
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It looks a little beat in these pictures from the dust and cobwebs but it has little to no marks or scratches on it and the metal ring around it has the hinges still from when it was hanging. little to no rust on the metal ring.

Re: Huge porcelain ESSO sign value? [Re: gasmansgp] #516612
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Re: Huge porcelain ESSO sign value? [Re: gasmansgp] #516616
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Re: Huge porcelain ESSO sign value? [Re: itsjonahhorst] #518594
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This item is not for sale. Just doing some research. thanks fuys

Re: Huge porcelain ESSO sign value? [Re: itsjonahhorst] #518652
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You will probably find that it's about 7 feet across. It's not in too bad of shape but very plain.
In my opinion,
it's worth somewhere from $250 if it's a "friend deal" or wholesale to $600 tops. Ebay sellers would probably ask around a grand for it tho.
There were a lot of Esso stations with these signs so they are pretty common but that makes them large, relative cheap signage that looks great on a big empty wall.


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Re: Huge porcelain ESSO sign value? [Re: Man-Cave-Shoppe Dave] #519185
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Originally Posted By: Man-Cave-Shoppe
You will probably find that it's about 7 feet across. It's not in too bad of shape but very plain.
In my opinion,
it's worth somewhere from $250 if it's a "friend deal" or wholesale to $600 tops. Ebay sellers would probably ask around a grand for it tho.
There were a lot of Esso stations with these signs so they are pretty common but that makes them large, relative cheap signage that looks great on a big empty wall.


Hi Dave - can you tell me where I can find one of these signs in nice shape for $600 as you mentioned? I'd like to have one, but I'm not finding any close to that price. Thanks, Jeff

Re: Huge porcelain ESSO sign value? [Re: JeffS] #519196
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I think I can get you a few for 600 out here in co if you can have them shipped


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Re: Huge porcelain ESSO sign value? [Re: powerlube] #519202
Sun Mar 09 2014 08:54 AM
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Originally Posted By: powerlube
I think I can get you a few for 600 out here in co if you can have them shipped
Thanks Scott. Would the condition be comparable to the pictures in this thread?

Re: Huge porcelain ESSO sign value? [Re: JeffS] #519427
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Blue-edge non-dealer non-standards are kind of the starting point for ESSO collectors in the large sign category. Single sided they do sell for as much as $600/wholesale in decent condition. Double Sided will bring $800/wholesale. These are current market. 2 years ago you could deduct 200 from that figure and 5 years ago even more.

These days I know no collectors who would even let a "friend" have one for $250, maybe $450.

They are common, but desired.


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Re: Huge porcelain ESSO sign value? [Re: carolinaskies] #519518
Mon Mar 10 2014 11:03 AM
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Here is a pic of me next to the 2 Carter(Esso branch off) DSP signs I had.
The worse condition went on a "friend" deal for $300 and he turned around and ebayed it for $600 or $800. The better condition went to a collection for $500 or less. This was about a year ago.


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Re: Huge porcelain ESSO sign value? [Re: Man-Cave-Shoppe Dave] #519569
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Maybe Jimmy and Billy each bought one... smile


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