Share your favorites on Show & Tell

ElReco refinery

In Signs > Gas, Oil, and Service Signs > Show & Tell and Signs > Porcelain Signs > Show & Tell.
Gas, Oil, and Service Signs65 of 1459Another ENCO Fuel Delivery by Mule team
Love it
Like it

trukn20trukn20 loves this.
TreyTrey loves this.
EJW-54EJW-54 loves this.
usedcarladyusedcarlady loves this.
purvispurvis loves this.
blunderbuss2blunderbuss2 loves this.
fortapachefortapache loves this.
LongingsLongings loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
yougottahavestuffyougottahavestuff loves this.
officialfuelofficialfuel loves this.
AnythingObscureAnythingObscure loves this.
See 10 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.

    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate

    Posted 1 year ago

    (652 items)

    We saw this ElReco sign in an antique store in Mo. and decided it would look better in the Lakeside Museum than it did on the top of the cupboard it was on. This is a 42” dsp sign that needs some serious cleaning and shows some obvious wear and tear, but is pretty hard to find these days. It will likely be posted in a Shepard’s pole when we get time.

    Gas, Oil, and Service Signs
    See all
    RARE Antique Hanging Double Sided Porcelain ESSO Gas Station Advertising Sign
    RARE Antique Hanging Double Sided P...
    Vintage c.1960 Hastings Piston Rings Gas Oil 16" Lighted Metal Clock Sign WORKS
    Vintage c.1960 Hastings Piston Ring...
    Large National Park Service Hunting Fishing Gas Oil 36" Porcelain Metal Sign
    Large National Park Service Hunting...
    Vintage 1969 KFC Kentucky Fried Chicken Lighted Glass Globe Gas Oil Sign Works
    Vintage 1969 KFC Kentucky Fried Chi...
    RARE Antique Hanging Double Sided Porcelain ESSO Gas Station Advertising Sign
    RARE Antique Hanging Double Sided P...
    See all


    1. AnythingObscure AnythingObscure, 1 year ago
      Admittedly without doing even the slightest google search right now to find out for myself, does "El Dorado Refining Company/ELRICO" have any connection to/with El Dorado AR?? Like the northern parts of LA (just to the south of me, and indeed lots of TX also nearby) I do realize that that area kinda *used* to be (anyways, still sorta, a little anyways?) a 'good oil drilling' place...but I also admit I'm not all up on the history of what all those companies were/are now. "Magnolia" is another brand (which I'm pretty sure you also have signs from) is another old fuel name I likewise really don't know much about, other than that they were also started in southern AR...?
    2. Rattletrap Rattletrap, 1 year ago
      Great questions and a few years ago I probably could have told you but these days I seem to be short on exact history of many of the old Oil Companies. I think ElRico was located in ElDorado Texas where they had a refinery but they may have been big in other states as well. Just can’t remember. Sorry, but I’m sure others will have your answers, just like I used to would have had when I was younger and smarter
    3. purvis purvis, 1 year ago
      Looks like your pick up some good signs in the great state of Missouri . But you did not get them all . You drove right buy the one of the biggest collections in the state .
    4. Rattletrap Rattletrap, 1 year ago
      What collection did I miss and where is it?
    5. Rattletrap Rattletrap, 1 year ago
      I confess that I’m just a Bottom Fish Collector and don’t know many of the big league collectors. We’re nobodies in the Collectors world, but do have the largest Pole Sign Collection around. That, of course, was quite by accident.

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.