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Porcelain Signs35 of 706PITTSBURGH PAINTS porcelain/neon sign resto FINALLY done!B/A Gas and Oil
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    Posted 1 year ago

    Rattletrap
    (470 items)

    We got this great porcelain sign from Scott Green in Waxahachie Texas a few weeks ago and while I said I wasn't going to stand any more signs until the new Lakeside Event Center is built, I just couldn't resist filling in the empty space that already had a footing just waiting for a sign.
    The Ashland Oil Co was founded in 1927 in Ashland Kentucky by a guy named Paul Blazer and had a very long aggressive history of buying up other oil and chemical companies until 2007 when it divested itself of the gas/oil division. The Brand never actually made it to Utah until now.
    The sign is flashy and different and fits great along the row of 108 standing signs at Lakeside Storage in Provo Ut.

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    1. racer4four racer4four, 1 year ago
      It's a great sign - looks fast!
    2. Trey Trey, 1 year ago
      108!!! And still hunting!!! Can't wait to see event center!!!
    3. Rattletrap Rattletrap, 1 year ago
      Racer4four,
      Thanks. I had a chance to buy 3 of them last Oct in IL and was so overloaded I had to pass on the deal! I built a bigger, heavier duty trailer when I got home! Not as nice to pull but can carry a huge load! I already had over 40 signs and several poles on. 3 blowouts getting home from Hershey! Not good!
    4. Rattletrap Rattletrap, 1 year ago
      Trey,
      Yep!! I'm nuts! Just bought a full load of very cool stuff in S Dakota for the Event Center. Already have about 40 signs for it. Will need twice that to start! Life is good! U gonna get wet again this weekend?
    5. Trey Trey, 1 year ago
      It's Florida!!! I stay wet LOL !!!!
    6. EJW-54 EJW-54, 1 year ago
      Nice! we had Ashland in our area, I use to go on the weekends to the local Oil distributor to wash the oil delivery trucks.
    7. Rattletrap Rattletrap, 1 year ago
      Trey,
      How do keep from getting rusty with all that rain?
    8. Rattletrap Rattletrap, 1 year ago
      EJW-54,
      Not sure how many stations they ever had but probably a lot since they were around for a very long time. The 3 color signs are pretty cute & I love different shapes of signs mixed together.
    9. Rattletrap Rattletrap, 1 year ago
      Pickrknows
      Thx for the love it. Hard to believe how few love these cool porcelain signs?
    10. akrodog akrodog, 1 year ago
      Another nice sign rattletrap! Love that older logo from my neck of the woods.
    11. Rattletrap Rattletrap, 1 year ago
      Akrodog,
      Thx for the comment. I agree on the older logo being flashier than the later signs. Very lucky to find this one.
    12. akrodog akrodog, 1 year ago
      Hey Rattletrap, Check out THeyward page. I think you would be a great candidate!
    13. Rattletrap Rattletrap, 1 year ago
      Akrodog,
      Hmmm? I'm old and have no idea what that is nor how to find it?
    14. akrodog akrodog, 1 year ago
      Sorry 'bout that. I can't figure out how to get there either! This was posted to officialfuel's page...

      Hello,

      My name is Tunisha and i'm a Casting Associate Producer for History Channels newest show Collectors Cafe, I would love to speak with you about your collection and possibly feature you on our show.

      If interested please give me a call at 212-564-2607 ext 2461

      Thank you

      Like I said, I think you would be GR8 candidate!
    15. Trey Trey, 11 months ago
      I use a lot of WD-40 LOL !!!
    16. Rattletrap Rattletrap, 11 months ago
      I called her and she never followed thru. Not sure what happened but maybe I'll try her again & see what she says? I'm not really interested in fame and too old for much else. Live within my means & don't need a fortune nor what comes with it. Happy wife, kids and grandkids is my goal at this point! Merry Christmas

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