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Petroliana1457 of 1963Age and where this sign may have been locatedMobilgas Socony Vacuum...Double Sided Porcelain Sign...Three Colors...1939
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Posted 3 years ago

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gldguy
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I've had this sign for over 25 years. I'm wondering its value, and I see one here that says "MOBILGAS" where mine says "SOCONY". Mine is dated 1934. Which is older, more desirable and valuable? Thank you

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  1. rustyboltz rustyboltz, 3 years ago
    your socony sign is older than the mobilgas. socony stands for standard oil company of new york, which was later purchased by mobilgas. I was at the auburn show over labor day weekend and they were going for anywhere between $800.00 to $900.00 in that condition.
  2. gargoylecollector gargoylecollector, 3 years ago
    sorry I don't want to stir anything but Mobilgas was a brand name of Socony-Vacuum's gas ,after Socony merged with Vacuum in 1928 .I'm pretty sure they were then using Socony as a brand name also ,the age is probably still in the '30s.I think that value is good and the Socony is a little rarer. That's my 2cents,Beautiful sign!
  3. mikielikesigns2 mikielikesigns2, 2 years ago
    Exellent condition.

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