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Texaco 33" Round Lighted MFG 1936 Working #670908
Thu Nov 03 2016 07:49 AM
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Recently acquired and I have no idea of a value. No cracks in face just scuffs and scratches. Sign has all the basic condition flaws consistent with signs of this age and should be considered in Good+ condition

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Re: Texaco 33" Round Lighted MFG 1936 Working [Re: rdubyau] #670921
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Re: Texaco 33" Round Lighted MFG 1936 Working [Re: rdubyau] #670933
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Unsure what the 1936 denotes in your title. This is a 1980-90's fiberglass faced sign.


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Re: Texaco 33" Round Lighted MFG 1936 Working [Re: Dave's Garage] #670938
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I know it looked to modern but the tag clearly or not so clearly shows a 12/36 mfg date. I am trying to research date codes to help clear this up.


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Re: Texaco 33" Round Lighted MFG 1936 Working [Re: rdubyau] #670939
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Dave is right, 1980's/90's sign. I sold one in similar condition earlier this year for $120.


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Re: Texaco 33" Round Lighted MFG 1936 Working [Re: rdubyau] #670942
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maybe it reads 12/86? Definitely late model, not 30's.

Re: Texaco 33" Round Lighted MFG 1936 Working [Re: rdubyau] #670943
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Under a magnifying glass it does say 12 / 36. Yes is could be a an 8 that was not struck square.


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Re: Texaco 33" Round Lighted MFG 1936 Working [Re: rdubyau] #670976
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Gives you theTexaco logo history and dates.

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Re: Texaco 33" Round Lighted MFG 1936 Working [Re: rdubyau] #671004
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The plastic Texaco round light started in the 70's and have gone through various changes from your embossed star to a convex smooth star to the current flat star. These are canopy and wall signs. Typical price for working units is $250-300. I love the guys who sell them cheap, makes it easy for me to double my money like we use to do on all the signs out there.


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Re: Texaco 33" Round Lighted MFG 1936 Working [Re: rdubyau] #671007
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Think you probably meant this link

http://www.texacollector.com/LogosEvolution.htm

Re: Texaco 33" Round Lighted MFG 1936 Working [Re: rdubyau] #671040
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There are some on ebay as well to compare what sold prices have been. Look at the completed auctions and not just the asking price. Have seen them sell from $150 to asking $300...and more....


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Re: Texaco 33" Round Lighted MFG 1936 Working [Re: rdubyau] #671098
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It looks like I found the right place. I want to thank everyone for sharing their experience.

If a moderator wants to change the topic title to 1986 that would be fine with me.

Some of those ebay auctions are for just the face and not a complete sign. So a working sign should bring $200 and up.

I no longer have my big garage and keeping this one might be out of the question.


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Re: Texaco 33" Round Lighted MFG 1936 Working [Re: rdubyau] #671463
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