Posted 3 years ago
I was offered to clean out a shed that had belonged to someone that had passed. The deal was, as far as the owner was concerned, everything was trash. Anything I wanted to keep, I could. I found this set of Mobil Oil dishes inside the shed. I remember when my Dad used to work at the gas station and you would get a single piece with a fillup. I have tried repeatedly to find out information on these dishes. It's as if they never existed. I find nothing. One would think with the petroleum collecters out there that something would have popped up. There are small labels on the dinner plates that read, "Hal Reed, Ironstone, Kansas City". I have looked up Hal Reed and find lots of information, nothing with regards to these dishes. I have six dinnerplates, cups/saucers, salad plates, cereal bowls, two side dish bowls, in excellent condition. I absolutely love them and think they look great in my display case. I cannot seem to find any history on these pieces other than what I personally know from my Dad working at the station? Anyone?