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Posted 3 years ago

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I have a chance to purchase this sign but don't know what to offer. Any idea of its age? Cannot find any info about it.

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  1. Pop_abides Pop_abides, 3 years ago
    Similar SOHIO signs in my 1999 book go for $ 800.00 and up in good condition with all the clips. I don't have any Shell Oil books but that shold at least give you a ball park figure
  2. mikielikesigns2 mikielikesigns2, 3 years ago
    In the 2005 copyright version of Amistadis Antique Advertising Gas,Oil, and Automobile Signs Volume One, that they show your sign, that is if it's a one-sided 48 inch diameter, which I believe it is. This sign appears to be a grease gun display, the bad news, it doesn't give the date of creation for the sign. The good news, it does give value which I think you'll be happy to hear,............ are you ready............. $3000-$5000!!!!!!!!!!! now granted, this sign in this book is in pristine condition graziers appears to have some chipping. So I believe as long as you're not paying more than $3000 for your sign you should come out smelling like a fat cat. Hope this helps you. Mike
  3. Pop_abides Pop_abides, 3 years ago
    Just remember friend, CONDITION is everything and I would not buy something just to make money on it unless I knew where I could resell it............a very good friend in the antiques business once told me," Buy what you like, you may have to look at it for a LONG time" I have always heeded his advise.
  4. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    Those are the the words to live by Pop ! You said it all ! :-)
  5. dpkozi, 3 years ago
    Thanks all for the info. Just want to add this to my collection.
  6. mikielikesigns2 mikielikesigns2, 3 years ago
    if you do get this sign you should try to add the correct lubrication dispencers like they have on the picture. Its only got 3 of the 7 "guns" attached to it.

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