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My Tydol Ethyl globe family..... #684691
Fri Apr 14 2017 02:40 PM
Fri Apr 14 2017 02:40 PM
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Missouri,USA
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I finally found a banded body for my single Tydol Ethly insert I've had forever. It has a big chip in the base but still stands and looks good for display. In my quest for a single insert to match my original wide glass body globe, I have managed to find single lenses for all three styles of bodies, Gil, banded, and wide glass. So, I thought I would mount them all up in their correct bodies and build a shelf for the set. All three of these inserts have suttle differences. All three of the Ethyl logos are slightly different in overall size as well as some font differences between them. At first glance they all look the same but like many of the companies that made a certain style for several years, the vendors that made these probably did their own layouts so the prints weren't as exact as they would be nowdays with computer generated graphics. I have advertised and begged for a long time trying to find singles to complete these three to no avail. But, patience is the name of the game in this hobby and I have faith that I will find them sooner or later. If anybody out there has one they'd like to see matched back up with it's sibling let me know.....GB

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Re: My Tydol Ethyl globe family..... [Re: Rabbitman] #684703
Fri Apr 14 2017 04:18 PM
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Longview, WA
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They look great, Gary! I look forward to seeing them mounted on "their shelf"!


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Re: My Tydol Ethyl globe family..... [Re: Rabbitman] #684706
Fri Apr 14 2017 04:27 PM
Fri Apr 14 2017 04:27 PM
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Alabama
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Keep up the hunt! It was also good to see you the other day.


Looking for any Alabama based globes and advertising such as Coastal, Rebel, Interstate Oil, Foster Oil (supertane), Mutual, Oil Well, etc...
Re: My Tydol Ethyl globe family..... [Re: Rabbitman] #684727
Fri Apr 14 2017 05:34 PM
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Hays, Kansas
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Lookin good!!


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Re: My Tydol Ethyl globe family..... [Re: Rabbitman] #684746
Fri Apr 14 2017 08:31 PM
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WA, USA
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Nice triplets! These subtle differences make this hobby fun.

Re: My Tydol Ethyl globe family..... [Re: Rabbitman] #684750
Fri Apr 14 2017 09:18 PM
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Your diligence has paid off...nice collection.


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Re: My Tydol Ethyl globe family..... [Re: Rabbitman] #684762
Sat Apr 15 2017 06:21 AM
Sat Apr 15 2017 06:21 AM
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MICHIGAN
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Very nice trio!!! I've always like the Tydol globes!

Awesome toolbox/bench by the way!!!

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Really want a Sunoco National pump ad glass!!
Re: My Tydol Ethyl globe family..... [Re: Rabbitman] #684764
Sat Apr 15 2017 06:59 AM
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Looking good Gary!


Always looking for more Derby, Vickers, KanOTex, & Elreco gasoline & oil items!
Re: My Tydol Ethyl globe family..... [Re: Rabbitman] #684783
Sat Apr 15 2017 03:31 PM
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Looks good!


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


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Re: My Tydol Ethyl globe family..... [Re: Rabbitman] #684791
Sat Apr 15 2017 06:05 PM
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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...there's one more, for 13.5" glass, with an 'Ethyl Corporation' logo...

...just found a lens I needed to complete a globe, that I've tried to complete for 15+ years...they're out there...

Last edited by gulfiend!; Sat Apr 15 2017 06:09 PM.

Looking for better Gulf items: signs, globes, cans and paper - especially porcelain Gulf flanges, and Gulf A-38 & A-62 ad glass...
Re: My Tydol Ethyl globe family..... [Re: gulfiend!] #684798
Sat Apr 15 2017 08:22 PM
Sat Apr 15 2017 08:22 PM
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Missouri,USA
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Originally Posted By gulfiend!
...there's one more, for 13.5" glass, with an 'Ethyl Corporation' logo...

...just found a lens I needed to complete a globe, that I've tried to complete for 15+ years...they're out there...


I'll probably find the fourth single before I find another match to these! Not sure I have 15 more years in me to find them.....

Re: My Tydol Ethyl globe family..... [Re: Rabbitman] #684832
Sun Apr 16 2017 08:33 AM
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Looks great and best of luck with your quest.

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