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Triple X gasoline. Any documentation? Ad glass pic #684526
Wed Apr 12 2017 04:46 PM
Wed Apr 12 2017 04:46 PM
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Pearl Mississippi USA
Dave Richey Offline OP
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One member says Lion Oil, another a subsidiary of Billups. Anybody have any pictorial evidence? I have learned never to say never, so...

xxx.JPG

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Re: Triple X gasoline. Any documentation? Ad glass pic [Re: Dave Richey] #684530
Wed Apr 12 2017 05:13 PM
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Any of those for an A1? If so im interested if you want to part w them...thanks!

Re: Triple X gasoline. Any documentation? Ad glass pic [Re: Dave Richey] #684544
Wed Apr 12 2017 07:51 PM
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One thing. Where were they found? Were there any billups or lion stations in that area/region?? Just a thought.


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Re: Triple X gasoline. Any documentation? Ad glass pic [Re: Dave Richey] #684549
Wed Apr 12 2017 09:11 PM
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appears some are in better condition than others .. ... cool


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Re: Triple X gasoline. Any documentation? Ad glass pic [Re: Dave Richey] #684556
Thu Apr 13 2017 12:32 AM
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Looks like 6 pumps waiting to be restored, I'm not interested in restoring anything at the present time, but I would like to know a little about the history of these ad glasses.

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Re: Triple X gasoline. Any documentation? Ad glass pic [Re: Dave Richey] #684609
Thu Apr 13 2017 03:01 PM
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Nice ad glasses. After paying for a divorce...I thought, I would never say that about a bunch of X's.

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Re: Triple X gasoline. Any documentation? Ad glass pic [Re: Dave Richey] #684630
Thu Apr 13 2017 06:40 PM
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Pearl Mississippi USA
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Several months ago a friend told me he saw, in the collection pf an Avid Lion collector, a picture of a brochure explaining that the X's represented a grade of gasoline sold by Lion Oil in selected markets. A box of XX ad glasses also showed up at Dixie this year with no information.

2 days ago a guy I know shot me this pic of this find. He contacted Scott B, who told him they were from a Billups subsidiary. Now, I'm aware of the depth of Scott's knowledge, but I'm looking for some evidence before I say what they are. The Lion collector is evidently not into sharing and showing, so that's that.

xxflat.JPG

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