The nickname became the legal company name in 1980. Some edge tearing from use but no missing paper. Please check back soon for online registration and bidding information. This logo transformed over the years, from a flight path ascending to the left, to rising to the right. Collecting tips Some believe that as fuel supplies dwindle, gas and oil collectibles will become a thing of the past, a nostalgic item that becomes more and more scarce and valuable to collectors.
We have old and new gas station brands of collectible items such as reproduction old fashioned gas pumps, signs, trash cans and more!! Dear Petroliana collectors and enthusiasts: The items featured on this website are mostly vintage gasoline-branded collectibles that form the nucleus of a gas station memorabilia collection built by my late father over a nearly 40 year time frame. Inspire that combustible engine that never quits with memorabilia from the juice that brings them alive - the gas station. One of these was the Socony-Vacuum Oil Company, who registered the name Mobil Oil as a trademark in 1920. Now the maple leaf makes sense, right? Smaller items can be shipped internationally via postal services. Mobil Oil is a major American oil company. Advertising memorabilia related to the brand is a popular area of petroliana Background The split of Standard Oil in 1911 led to 34 successor companies.
Please browse the other pages of this website that are organized by category, e. If there are any items posted that you might be interested in acquiring, please feel free to contact us at the email address provided above. Thank you for browsing our website. Please let us know if you have any questions. Thirst no more our faithful pistons, for there are gas signs ahead and gas pumps awaiting you. Pepper 10 2 4 Thermometer — Royal Crown — Pepsi Cola Cap Thermometer — 7 Up - 7 Up Clock — Coca Cola Clock — Coca Cola Button — Golden Age — Crush Thermometer — Hires Root Beer — Dads Root Beer — Dr Pepper — Superior Ice Cream Neon — Menu Boards — Coca Cola Park Benches — Many other signs not listed.
Antique and vintage petroliana collectibles are rising steadily in price. The logo was a red Pegasus horse, one of the most recognisable gas and oil trademarks. If you are yearning for the open road or decorating a garage or gas station, pay homage to the past by decorating with vintage gas station memorabilia. The products Mobil gas and Mobil gas Special became Mobil Regular and Mobil Premium. In 1901, when the Shell Transport and Trading Company of London decided to choose a shell-shaped logo to capitalize on the late Victorian preoccupation with seashells, its founder, Marcus Samuel, selected a mussel shell for the job. We have sold 70% of gas globes to-date, plus many signs, cans and other petroleum collectibles! Below are some photographs of the collection taken over the years that we thought collectors might enjoy seeing.
At present however, Mobil memorabilia is easy to find on internet auction sites such as eBay, in second hand stores and at garage sales. It was also known as Mobil lubricant, Mobil fuel and Mobil grease at various times. Dad in recently passed away due to complications from Parkinson's Disease, and we are now selling portions of his vast collection of Petroliana items. The company was renamed the Socony Mobil Oil Company in 1955. The product was known as Mobil gas. Collectible items of memorabilia The most popular collectible Mobil items feature the recognisable logo of the red Pegasus. .
From its 1912 origins the name was changed in 1917 to Dominion Foundries and Steel Company, nicknamed Dofasco. Perhaps the choice was to allude to the shell's homophone—muscle—but by 1904, a more graphic seashell was chosen to represent the company, the scallop shell, whose fan-like yellow shape outlined in red still. Shipping and handling is extra. Kiko — 330 455-9357 ext. For more information call 1. We are currently finishing the catalog.
Dofasco is a steel manufacturer located in Hamilton Ontario, Canada. How fun is this trio of oil related memorabilia and advertising including an ashtray, advertising scissor sharpener and gas station map. Beautiful graphics indicate sights of interest in every state on one side and travel routes on the other. A special thank you to all who have browsed our new website or who have purchased from us. Note: There will be online bidding for this sale. Then once on the page you have chosen click on individual photos of items that we are offering for sale to collectors. .
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