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Signal porcelain sign #709180
Sat May 05 2018 05:24 PM
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So i picked up this pump today and it has these two signal ethyl porcelain signs which are in great condition
But was wondering how do i know they are real, as the back is black porcelain aswell but no date either.
Are they the real deal and how do i date them
Thanks

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Re: Signal porcelain sign [Re: Tokheim36a] #709181
Sat May 05 2018 05:27 PM
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I will try to correct the side ways pic
Thanks

Re: Signal porcelain sign [Re: Tokheim36a] #709182
Sat May 05 2018 05:45 PM
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.. ... cool

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Re: Signal porcelain sign [Re: Tokheim36a] #709186
Sat May 05 2018 06:11 PM
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signs are late 40's/50's .. ... cool
signs are:

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Re: Signal porcelain sign [Re: Tokheim36a] #709188
Sat May 05 2018 06:21 PM
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Thin white border, mounting holes inward, black back if they measure 11 7/8" the real deal IMO. Randy knows the era.

Re: Signal porcelain sign [Re: Tokheim36a] #709189
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Thanks for fixing the pic first off and thanks for the info the guy said they where o.g but u never know, well unless u do
What do u mean about mounting holes inward

Re: Signal porcelain sign [Re: Tokheim36a] #709190
Sat May 05 2018 06:39 PM
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The repo has the holes closer to the edge into the red. Originals are like I stated are 11 7/8". Repos are 11 3/4 or 12"

Re: Signal porcelain sign [Re: Tokheim36a] #709191
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Re: Signal porcelain sign [Re: Tokheim36a] #709211
Sun May 06 2018 10:03 AM
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Can we see a photo of the entire pump? does it have signal ad glass also? Thanks


Wanted anything Flying A Gas, Signal Gas, Hancock oil co, and Sunland.

Thanks Anthony
Re: Signal porcelain sign [Re: Tokheim36a] #709314
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Its just a Wayne 70 and It is pretty beat up but signs some how made it and unfortunately ad glass broken

Re: Signal porcelain sign [Re: Tokheim36a] #709526
Sat May 12 2018 07:20 PM
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Pictures of back? Should be black. Exact measurement? 12 inches not 11 7/8 ? Thanks


Ted Pam Ethyl & Polly Roach
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Looking for Signal, Hancock, Mohawk, Douglas, Gilmore and Richfield
Re: Signal porcelain sign [Re: Signal Gas & Oil] #709530
Sat May 12 2018 08:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Signal Gas & Oil
Exact measurement? 12 inches not 11 7/8 ? Thanks


mine measures 11 7/8" .. ... cool

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Re: Signal porcelain sign [Re: Tokheim36a] #709548
Sun May 13 2018 08:09 AM
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My Original Signal Pump plates very in size... Ethyl is 12” Gasoline is 12” and my Diesel is 11 7/8 Sorry about the bad picture. Jim

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Re: Signal porcelain sign [Re: hancock-oil] #709549
Sun May 13 2018 08:22 AM
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all mine measure in at 11 7/8" with the products at 13" .. ... cool

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Re: Signal porcelain sign [Re: Tokheim36a] #709556
Sun May 13 2018 09:02 AM
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Sure looks like a great buy there for sure if they are original, nice color on the pump also.


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Re: Signal porcelain sign [Re: Tokheim36a] #709558
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These signs I see are now on Craig's list in Vancouver Washington if anyone's interested.


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Re: Signal porcelain sign [Re: Craig Osbeck] #709564
Sun May 13 2018 09:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Craig Osbeck
These signs I see are now on Craig's list in Vancouver Washington if anyone's interested.


Come onto Old Gas to validate authentic, but list for sale on Craigslist. Where is the support? Maybe due to the best offer (fishing) which isn't allowed here.

Your Real First Name: M
Your Real Last Name: B

Contact MB if your interested. LOL


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Re: Signal porcelain sign [Re: Tokheim36a] #709571
Sun May 13 2018 11:06 AM
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Wouldn’t it sell quicker here? Like, much quicker?


Looking for European Shell, Veedol, Standard, Vacuum, Michelin and Sinclair ephemera/cans/signage
Re: Signal porcelain sign [Re: Tokheim36a] #709810
Wed May 16 2018 09:32 PM
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I would like to keep them local if I could
So yes contact me
Thanks
MB

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