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    Posted 10 years ago

    garrybeair
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    FOUND THIS OLD SIGN IN THE WOODS BEHIND THE HOUSE.STANOCOLA CAME TO BE AFTER THE BREAK UP OF STANDARD OIL IN 1911.IT WAS ONE OF WHAT THEY CALLED THE BABY STANDARDS.THIS LOGO WAS NOT USED AFTER 1924.WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF IT HURTS OR HELPS THE VALUE TO HAVE THIS SIGN RESTORED.NOT SURE IF I WANT TO SELL IT AS I THINK IT IS NEAT LOOKING.A SIGN LIKE THIS SOLD AT AUCTION FOR $975.00. MY WIFE AND I REALLY ENJOY YOUR PROGRAM.WE BOTH RETIRED THE FIRST OF THE YEAR AND MOVED TO TN.ANY ADVICE OR OPINIONS? THANKS,GARRY BEAIR.

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    1. rocker-sd rocker-sd, 10 years ago
      Great sign, by the way it sounds like you think your talking to the American pickers. Your not, this is a collectors forum that they happen to have a link to on their web site. That said, about your sign. I have been dealing in signs for 30 years. In the early years repairs were more acceptable, but the trend has change. especialy for the rarer stuff. The advanced collector wants to know what there getting. I always say leave the repairs for the end buyer. If the collector wants a pristine sign they can have it repaired. If you were to have this sign or any Antique repaired, you should always photograph and document the before and after, and fully disclose in the event of a sale.
    2. oilman514 oilman514, 10 years ago
      i completely agree rocker-sd
    3. garrybeair garrybeair, 10 years ago
      THANKS FOR FEEDBACK.THINK I WILL KEEP IT
    4. garrybeair garrybeair, 10 years ago
      ANY BODY HAVE ANY IDEA WHAT THE SIGN MIGHT BE WORTH?
    5. officialfuel officialfuel, 10 years ago
      That's a tough question to answer on any item! It's worth what ever someone is willing to pay! Not trying to be a smart alec. :-)
    6. garrybeair garrybeair, 10 years ago
      THAT IS A GOOD ANSWER.THANKSI THINK I WILL MAKE SOME KIND OF FRAME AND HANG IT IN A SAFE PLACE.
    7. oilman514 oilman514, 10 years ago
      one that was rated at an 8.5 sold for 900
    8. garrybeair garrybeair, 10 years ago
      I have seen a lot of great signs on this web site,and thank you all for posting your collections.some of these signs i have not seen since i was very young.I still have not seen any signs like mine.Have any of you seen any like mine?Anyway i hope everyone has a merry christmas,and a great new year.Thanks again,GB
    9. garrybeair garrybeair, 10 years ago
      Merry christmas to all,and a happy healthy new year.
    10. officialfuel officialfuel, 10 years ago
      Merry Christmas garrybeair! I'm been keeping an eye out for that sign when I'm out running around. If I ever see one I'll let you know.
    11. garrybeair garrybeair, 10 years ago
      Thanks officialfule.You have a really nice collection.I am going to the oil & gas swap meet in Severilleville,tn.this spring.not sure of dates yet but will be there.Thanks again
    12. garrybeair garrybeair, 9 years ago
      Well I broke down and sold my sign to Thornton Beroth of THE PILOT COLLECTION in Pilot mountain,North Carolina.He has one of the largest collections of standard oil stuff i have ever seen.Thornton is going to display this sign in his collection.Thornton is also going to be on American pickers this fall somtime.I know that this sign is very rare but i know Thornton will will give it a great home.

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