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Carl Mantegna #645981
Thu Feb 04 2016 10:07 AM
Thu Feb 04 2016 10:07 AM
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LaGrange, Ohio
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This was a tough one...Carl Mantegna, a fixture in the hobby and all the gas and oil shows for decades, passed away yesterday. He will be deeply missed by who ever met him. I knew Carl for nearly 40 years. His smile was contagious and always had a dozen jokes to share at Iowa Gas and Columbus when I saw him. He was so much fun to just be around...We'll miss you buddy. RIP Carl...

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Re: Carl Mantegna [Re: scottpcm] #645986
Thu Feb 04 2016 10:17 AM
Thu Feb 04 2016 10:17 AM
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Hays, Kansas
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Sad to hear. RIP Carl....


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Re: Carl Mantegna [Re: scottpcm] #646000
Thu Feb 04 2016 11:38 AM
Thu Feb 04 2016 11:38 AM
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South of St. Louis, MO USA
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I would see Carl at the petro swap meets. Rest in Peace, Carl.


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Re: Carl Mantegna [Re: scottpcm] #646001
Thu Feb 04 2016 11:44 AM
Thu Feb 04 2016 11:44 AM
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Duluth, MN U.S.A
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Sorry to hear. Rip!


FREEDOM oil items wanted.




Re: Carl Mantegna [Re: scottpcm] #646002
Thu Feb 04 2016 11:56 AM
Thu Feb 04 2016 11:56 AM
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Illinois
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Sorry to hear this.
Didn't he & his son sell @ Peotone annually in that center room?


Collecting Vintage Sunoco
Re: Carl Mantegna [Re: scottpcm] #646005
Thu Feb 04 2016 12:39 PM
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OH / NC
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Carl was everyone's friend and always had a joke to share. The hobby lost a great supporter and we lost a special friend. Hopefully we will see his grandson at the shows and share our stories with him! Kathleen & Jerry Keyser

Re: Carl Mantegna [Re: scottpcm] #646029
Thu Feb 04 2016 03:51 PM
Thu Feb 04 2016 03:51 PM
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illinois
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Sad news. Carl was a nice guy. R.I.P.


Wanted: Gas pump globes:Sinclair & affiliates, IL companies. Ripple bodies. Anything Sinclair, Stoll, Pierce, 4 Bros.


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Re: Carl Mantegna [Re: scottpcm] #646035
Thu Feb 04 2016 04:59 PM
Thu Feb 04 2016 04:59 PM
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Bardstown, KY USA
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Prayers to the family, he was quite the fellow.


Thanks, Phil
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Re: Carl Mantegna [Re: philmccauley] #646044
Thu Feb 04 2016 06:16 PM
Thu Feb 04 2016 06:16 PM
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Carl was a fixture at automotive along with oil and gas events all over the Midwest. At least for the 30 years that we have been involved.

My father has a passion for oil company history and I would guess Carl supplied him with 100's of magazine ads from the teens, twenties and thirties.

He will be missed.


Collect small Oklahoma Oil Co.'s 1920's-1940's. Barnsdall, Cushing, Eason, Marland, etc.

Re: Carl Mantegna [Re: scottpcm] #646046
Thu Feb 04 2016 06:52 PM
Thu Feb 04 2016 06:52 PM
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Downey , CA
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Great guy...RIP Carl


Dennis Leith / Always looking for unusual Gilmore Oil Company items and Automobilia Displays
Re: Carl Mantegna [Re: scottpcm] #646218
Sat Feb 06 2016 03:23 PM
Sat Feb 06 2016 03:23 PM
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Carthage, IN USA
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Wow, so sad, my heart felt condelences to his family.
Carl was such a great guy, always had a story and joke to tell. He will be missed at the shows.
Tom.


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Re: Carl Mantegna [Re: scottpcm] #646222
Sat Feb 06 2016 03:41 PM
Sat Feb 06 2016 03:41 PM
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St. Louis, MO, USA
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Cindy and I met Carl and his son Craig around 1990 at CTO. We were both vendors, and every year we would all go to Max & Erma's in Columbus for dinner. CTO, Iowa Gas, Auburn, Indianapolis, Carlisle, Hershey, Carlisle Mid-West, It's a Gas, I was doing 20 shows per year and they were at most of them. Carl, I will miss you and your jokes.

Jack Sim


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Re: Carl Mantegna [Re: scottpcm] #646227
Sat Feb 06 2016 05:36 PM
Sat Feb 06 2016 05:36 PM
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Portland Oregon
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Losing a lot of older collectors it seems in the last year or so. Sorry to hear this.


Craig
Re: Carl Mantegna [Re: scottpcm] #646233
Sat Feb 06 2016 05:56 PM
Sat Feb 06 2016 05:56 PM
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Midwest
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Talked to Craig yesterday and extended my sympathies. Always enjoyed Carl's friendly personality!

Re: Carl Mantegna [Re: scottpcm] #646245
Sat Feb 06 2016 08:01 PM
Sat Feb 06 2016 08:01 PM
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Plover, Wisconsin, U.S.A.
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Carl was the first gas/oil vendor I ever dealt with. It was at the IOLA, Wisconsin show and swap meet in the late 1970's. Carl and I were negotiating on a very nice 30" Phillips 66 porcelain shield, with the metal hanging frame. I believe the final price was $275. Over the years, Carl never forgot my face, and still greeted me with a smile and a "hi, Wisconsin" as recently as this past year's Iowa Gas.

As has already been said by others here, Carl was simply one super, high quality individual. And, I would say the same for his son, who vended with Carl for so many years. My sympathy to the Mantegna family. John

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