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Texaco Cast iron Base #726534
Tue Mar 12 2019 05:22 PM
Tue Mar 12 2019 05:22 PM
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Looking to cast this Texaco base and want to see if anyone wants one ,if enough interest I will have several cast . Dan 407-433-2164

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Re: Texaco Cast iron Base [Re: dan64] #726544
Tue Mar 12 2019 06:52 PM
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Bases don’t get much better than this one,
Dan. What are the dimensions, cost &
shipping when you get that figured out.
I am interested depending on those factors.
Thanks.... Roger

Re: Texaco Cast iron Base [Re: dan64] #726548
Tue Mar 12 2019 07:12 PM
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Hey Dan interested would that be cast iron or aluminum Laroy

Re: Texaco Cast iron Base [Re: Nostinman] #726555
Tue Mar 12 2019 07:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Nostinman

Bases don’t get much better than this one,
Dan. What are the dimensions, cost &
shipping when you get that figured out.
I am interested depending on those factors.
Thanks.... Roger



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Re: Texaco Cast iron Base [Re: dan64] #726566
Tue Mar 12 2019 08:39 PM
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Cast iron

Re: Texaco Cast iron Base [Re: Nostinman] #726567
Tue Mar 12 2019 08:47 PM
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So. Ca.
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Originally Posted by Nostinman
Bases don’t get much better than this one,
Dan. What are the dimensions, cost &
shipping when you get that figured out.
I am interested depending on those factors.
Thanks.... Roger


"dimensions, cost & shipping when you get that figured out"
depending on the above .. ... cool



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Re: Texaco Cast iron Base [Re: dan64] #726568
Tue Mar 12 2019 09:10 PM
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I am interested too.

Re: Texaco Cast iron Base [Re: dan64] #726569
Tue Mar 12 2019 09:10 PM
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Yes let me know as well


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Re: Texaco Cast iron Base [Re: trifiver] #726593
Wed Mar 13 2019 02:09 PM
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I'm also interested

Re: Texaco Cast iron Base [Re: dan64] #726601
Wed Mar 13 2019 05:20 PM
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Hi Dan,

Excellent idea for a great looking base. That base looks great and there is obviously a demand for it. I just have one request. Can you please put the date of manufacture on it, or the word "Reproduction"? RECESSED letters on the underside (or edge) would be ideal, raised letters can just be ground off. It would keep the values of originals accurate and prevent repops from being sold as originals in the future.

I'm sure I'm not the only one with this concern.

Thanks,
Steve


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Re: Texaco Cast iron Base [Re: Speedracer] #726602
Wed Mar 13 2019 05:31 PM
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I agree totally with Steve .

Re: Texaco Cast iron Base [Re: dan64] #726603
Wed Mar 13 2019 05:36 PM
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I am interested


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Re: Texaco Cast iron Base [Re: dan64] #726604
Wed Mar 13 2019 06:11 PM
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I am interested.

Re: Texaco Cast iron Base [Re: Speedracer] #726605
Wed Mar 13 2019 06:18 PM
Wed Mar 13 2019 06:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Speedracer
Hi Dan,

Excellent idea for a great looking base. That base looks great and there is obviously a demand for it. I just have one request. Can you please put the date of manufacture on it, or the word "Reproduction"? RECESSED letters on the underside (or edge) would be ideal, raised letters can just be ground off. It would keep the values of originals accurate and prevent repops from being sold as originals in the future.

I'm sure I'm not the only one with this concern.

Thanks,
Steve


...I agree with Steve as well - but probably not for the same reason...there's been a lot of discussion as to whether such an impractical, fancifully-decorated base was even used 'back in the day'...given that curb signs were meant for use at the curb, there isn't much point in a lot of wordy product descriptions...folks driving by would see the sign, but not slow down to read the base - and the sign was at the curb, where loitering customers wouldn't be looking for a sales message...

...also, the selection of terms seems suspect as well: 'tune-up', but no 'Marfak Lubrication'?...think about it: how many p.o.p. (point of purchase) consumer display materials have you seen for 'heater hose'?...

...bases were marked to identify the base as company property, in case they were reused with another brand - not for a sales pitch...rarely (if ever) was the embossed lettering highlighted with a contrasting paint, as it wasn't there for the consumer...the base was there to keep the sign vertical; the sign was there for the advertising message...


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Re: Texaco Cast iron Base [Re: dan64] #726607
Wed Mar 13 2019 06:45 PM
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I always thought these were copied from a coca cola base then the lettering was added. In my opinion total fantasy.

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