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Earliest know use of the Pegasus

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Gas, Oil, and Service Signs154 of 679"(NEW INFO)" On, Pure Oil Company Sign. (PUROL with ETHYL) New Pic'sEN-AR-CO MOTOR OIL LICENSE PLATE TOPPER
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Posted 1 year ago

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gorgeman
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This sign was found at the site of the original Magnolia Petroleum camp house on the Jeems Bayou branch of Caddo Lake in Oil City, Louisiana. Magnolia was the predecessor company to Mobil and this is the earliest known use of the Pegasus of which I am aware. JR

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  1. pickrknows pickrknows, 1 year ago
    Wow, she's a big-un! Are you keeping it as is, restoring, or?
    Great sign gorgeman, and welcome to C.W.!!
  2. gorgeman, 1 year ago
    I'm just going to follow ya'll's advice and just move it into my shop or re-install over my gate. Without any more information I'd be hesitant to try to restore it. Besides, with the large "Magnolia" section being heavily enameled I would not have much way to address the bullet indentations.
    JR
  3. electobacco electobacco, 1 year ago
    Really cool sign and history behind this item my friend! Thank you for sharing! : )
  4. doggone, 10 months ago
    I really like this. Anyway I can take a look in person? Thanks

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