Vintage Sinclair Collectibles

Along with the Texaco star, the Shell scallop, and the Mobil flying horse, the Sinclair dinosaur is one of the most identifiable symbols in petroliana. The first Sinclair dinosaurs appeared in 1930, when the company was trying to promote its new Wellsville, Pennsylvania, lubricants, which were derived from crude oil that had been forming since the Mesozoic Era, the 180-million-year-long period when dinosaurs dominated life on earth. Although...Continue Reading