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COTM -September '09- Petro/Auto advertising clocks #150809
Wed Sep 02 2009 08:41 PM
Wed Sep 02 2009 08:41 PM
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7 miles from Texas in Louisian...
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7 miles from Texas in Louisian...
This months collectible of the month is Gas/ Oil/ Auto related advertising clocks.
I know there are some real killer time pieces out there.
Lets clean em up and snap and post some pic's of that neon, spinner, pam, etc....
Please just petro/ auto related clocks only.
For those that wish to post their non petro advertising clocks please click on this link to the non petro.
http://www.oldgas.com/forum/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=150804#Post150804
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thanks


Paddy
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Re: COTM -September '09- Petro/Auto advertising clocks [Re: texaspelican] #150813
Wed Sep 02 2009 08:47 PM
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7 miles from Texas in Louisian...
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Here is my contribution...
a Mobil Select-o that I got at the Columbus show a few years back.

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mobil

mobil clock 1.jpg
mobil 2


Paddy
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Re: COTM -September '09- Petro/Auto advertising clocks [Re: texaspelican] #150825
Thu Sep 03 2009 05:03 AM
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Kansas City, Missouri
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This is one of the best looking clocks I have ever seen. I photographed this one at Columbus about 3 years ago.



Scott Shipers
WANTED: quart picture cans
Re: COTM -September '09- Petro/Auto advertising clocks [Re: Scott Shipers] #150826
Thu Sep 03 2009 05:14 AM
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Northwest Ohio
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Don't see too many Marathon clocks, here's my contribution:


Re: COTM -September '09- Petro/Auto advertising clocks [Re: Ohio Oil] #151017
Fri Sep 04 2009 07:10 PM
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Kansas City, Missouri
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Here is a Skelly clock I photographed in an antique mall in Ohio. You never see this clock with the bottom attachment like this one has.



Scott Shipers
WANTED: quart picture cans
Re: COTM -September '09- Petro/Auto advertising clocks [Re: Scott Shipers] #151018
Fri Sep 04 2009 07:12 PM
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Kansas City, Missouri
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One for Jim Potts............




Texaco clock...................



Scott Shipers
WANTED: quart picture cans
Re: COTM -September '09- Petro/Auto advertising clocks [Re: Scott Shipers] #151028
Fri Sep 04 2009 09:17 PM
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Kansas City, MO
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Here is a couple clocks from my collection. First is an original Cleveland neon clock from an old service station in Mexico, MO:

Second is a 100% original Chevrolet neon clock I got years ago from a closed Chevrolet dealership in Drumright, OK on my way to Seth's auction:


-Matt
Re: COTM -September '09- Petro/Auto advertising clocks [Re: Coops 427] #151108
Sat Sep 05 2009 06:38 PM
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Janesville, Mn. 56048
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Great Clocks Guys!! Keep them Coming!!! Thanks Paddy for doing the COTM it is Neat to see whats out there.


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Re: COTM -September '09- Petro/Auto advertising clocks [Re: Esse's Garage] #151112
Sat Sep 05 2009 07:14 PM
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Spokane, Washington
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A clock I made a few years ago. It was a station in Saltese Montana. Still there but it looks a lot differant now. My first try at coloring photos.

Re: COTM -September '09- Petro/Auto advertising clocks [Re: texaspelican] #151126
Sun Sep 06 2009 01:16 AM
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Lebanon, Indiana. USA
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From the mid 1990's. Two versions.

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Re: COTM -September '09- Petro/Auto advertising clocks [Re: Gaspedler] #151127
Sun Sep 06 2009 02:29 AM
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Michigan
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Shot with KODAK Z712 IS ZOOM DIGITAL CAMERA at 2009-09-06

A lube oil volume promotion from the 1980's


Shot with KODAK Z712 IS ZOOM DIGITAL CAMERA at 2009-09-06

A dealer gasoline volume promotion from the 1990's.

Re: COTM -September '09- Petro/Auto advertising clocks [Re: Dave Rowlison] #151131
Sun Sep 06 2009 04:45 AM
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NW PA
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My one and only petro clock...


Re: COTM -September '09- Petro/Auto advertising clocks [Re: Tokheim] #151158
Sun Sep 06 2009 10:18 AM
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Central Ohio
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Hey Paddy Man, I got a few pictures to add.

Sinclair Gascon clock. I am told this may be an industrial product?



Sinclair HC




A Power X




A power X thermometer



Another HC clock



A Dino clock



US Air Force Retired, 1981-2007
Re: COTM -September '09- Petro/Auto advertising clocks [Re: Wes Maxwell] #151164
Sun Sep 06 2009 11:03 AM
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Devils Lake, ND---USA
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Every one sees this clock as my avatar when I post something but thought I'd share it again. This clock came from an Original Cities Service dealership in Oslo, Minnesota and was sold to Oslo Steve by the descendants of that original ownership, and he subsequently sold it to me! It had never been used and came in its original, dated box! Nicest clock I own!


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Re: COTM -September '09- Petro/Auto advertising clocks [Re: texaspelican] #151235
Mon Sep 07 2009 12:17 AM
Mon Sep 07 2009 12:17 AM
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Cheyenne, WY
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I know this is a common clock but this is the story behind it. This clock hung in the instrument shop of the Frontier refinery where I worked for many years. It quit working. One morning I was walking down to the main shop for the weekly safety meeting from the machine shop where I worked and it was laying on the floor. I asked the supervisor what was going to happen to it. He asked; Do you want it. I said yes. He said get it to h#ll out of here. Come to find out two of the instument guys were fighting over it I was the solution. That was about 15 yrs. ago. It was my first petro collectable and started this wild expensive journey. Mitch

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