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Texaco License Plate Topper, Authentic?
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Hey all, new to the forums.

I am looking at a listing for a Texaco license plate topper, allegedly from a service station in Nebraska. Admittedly, I know little about determining the real deal from a fake. An internet search yielded nothing similar to this, which would lead me to believe that is not real, but again, I know little.

So I would greatly appreciate any input.

Thanks

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Re: Texaco License Plate Topper, Authentic?
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fake


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Bri250 #770710 Sun Nov 14 2021 10:34 AM
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Vernon Co. exists and is a promotional product supplier.
https://www.vernonpromotions.com/

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Gasman84470 #770711 Sun Nov 14 2021 11:02 AM
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I think it is the "REAL McCOY"-as Randy would say!

Newton has been around for many years.


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Re: Texaco License Plate Topper, Authentic?
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An indication of authenticity can be determined by the seller's endless supply. Just check out their sold listings. I would have to agree with RICHLUBE.

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Yeah Frank I have owned a few Maytags in my life and have even had the privilege of visiting Newton a few times. However the company on the topper hasn't been around for a while and they do promotional work. The license plate is one of their items.

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Re: Texaco License Plate Topper, Authentic?
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I am confused. You guys are saying this is genuine based on the existence of a of the place printed on it? Your logic doesn't make sense to me. Just trying to learn something here.


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bingo, what RMikita said


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Re: Texaco License Plate Topper, Authentic?
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The quantity of toppers that the seller has is immaterial. License plate toppers is an item that a station owner/dealer literally would have dozens of...it's not like a sign hanging on his station.

I once came across 50+ nos Marathon license plate toppers in one box from a long closed Marathon station.

Imo ... authenticity should be more about font, proper logo for the period, size, similar proven counterfeits, and other such criteria instead of how many someone happens to have.

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I have no clue on authenticity, but I agree 100%with Ohio Oil. Just because a guy has quantity, does not mean fake or repop. Especially on a promotional give away item that a station may have ordered hundreds at a time, then one of us finds a box of them in modern times. I’ve been there and done that.

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Hi,
Well I know the March 7th 1947 Cairo Record paper has a long as advertising about Lloyd's Texaco quality of service. The address was at 322 Least 2nd St Cairo, NE. Lloyd's name was Lloyd E. Jacoby. A unique name. Maybe his family in the area can verify????. Good luck. Andrew

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I'm curious what the gang says about this guys stuff
0 negative feedback seems a good sign?? No?

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