Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Platolene 500 Double Sided Porcelain Sign 6 foot

In Signs > Gas, Oil, and Service Signs > Show & Tell.
Gas, Oil, and Service Signs1169 of 1471Old Ventura Motor Oil Sign Willys-Knight Double Sided Sign
43
Love it
3
Like it

yougottahavestuffyougottahavestuff loves this.
Dave66Dave66 loves this.
purvispurvis loves this.
Bkgarrett3Bkgarrett3 loves this.
snowman3snowman3 loves this.
ttomtuckerttomtucker loves this.
Lady_PickerLady_Picker loves this.
fortapachefortapache loves this.
Beachbum58Beachbum58 loves this.
farmladyfarmlady loves this.
vanskyock24vanskyock24 loves this.
RAD21289RAD21289 loves this.
ManikinManikin loves this.
crswernercrswerner loves this.
rikanddonnarikanddonna loves this.
sugargirlsugargirl loves this.
SPEEDWAYPICKERSPEEDWAYPICKER loves this.
beachbombbeachbomb loves this.
mikielikesigns2mikielikesigns2 loves this.
AntigueToysAntigueToys loves this.
VontrikeVontrike loves this.
pickingupbonespickingupbones loves this.
hts500hts500 loves this.
MooreAntiqueMooreAntique loves this.
Chevelleman69Chevelleman69 loves this.
youngpicker96youngpicker96 loves this.
shughsshughs loves this.
DesignerDesigner loves this.
egreeley1976egreeley1976 loves this.
cworkcwork likes this.
mtg75mtg75 loves this.
pennegarpennegar loves this.
leighannrnleighannrn loves this.
trukn20trukn20 loves this.
tommy1002tommy1002 loves this.
TreyTrey loves this.
nwclocksnwclocks loves this.
sanhardinsanhardin loves this.
kerry10456kerry10456 loves this.
LongingsLongings loves this.
MMMMMM loves this.
packrat-placepackrat-place loves this.
officialfuelofficialfuel loves this.
stonesfan1stonesfan1 likes this.
EJW-54EJW-54 likes this.
HedgewalkerHedgewalker loves this.
See 44 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 9 years ago

    chevy59
    (190 items)

    Platolene 500 porcelain gas sign that I found in southern Indiana today, it's 6 foot in diameter and has the steel ring around it. Before today, I had never heard of this type of gas, from my research they were established in 1957 in Terre Haute, Indiana and are still in business today. It does have some condition issues, so it's probably going to be an outside sign. Thanks for looking!

    logo
    Gas, Oil, and Service Signs
    See all
    Large Vintage Indian World's Finest Motorcycle Gas Oil 48" Metal Sign
    Large Vintage Indian World's Fi...
    $810
    Large Vintage Evinrude Outboard Boat Motors Fishing Gas Oil 48" Metal Sign
    Large Vintage Evinrude Outboard Boa...
    $305
    Large Vintage Piggly Wiggly Grocery Store Pig Gas Oil 48" Metal Sign
    Large Vintage Piggly Wiggly Grocery...
    $400
    Vintage 1954 Mobil Mobiloil Special Motor Oil Gas Station 2 Sided 18" Metal Sign
    Vintage 1954 Mobil Mobiloil Special...
    $91
    logo
    Large Vintage Indian World's Finest Motorcycle Gas Oil 48" Metal Sign
    Large Vintage Indian World's Fi...
    $810
    See all

    Comments

    1. MMM MMM, 9 years ago
      Nice sign! I've never seen or heard of it before. Thanks for sharing.
    2. Trey Trey, 9 years ago
      Cool sighn,must be rare.
    3. tommy1002 tommy1002, 9 years ago
      That's a nice sign!! A nice scrubbing and waxing will shine it nice, is it double sided?
    4. chevy59 chevy59, 9 years ago
      Thanks trey, I believe it's a rare sign, I ve never seen one or heard of this brand.
    5. chevy59 chevy59, 9 years ago
      Thanks tommy1002, yes it's double sided, I will probably buff it it out once we decide where it's going to go.
    6. chevy59 chevy59, 9 years ago
      Thanks for the info MMM, if i stumble across a pole, definitely a possibility, but may just knock the rust off and put it under the over hang on my barn.
    7. tommy1002 tommy1002, 9 years ago
      Chevy, if you want to put it on my wall until you find a spot, I wouldn't mind!!!
    8. chevy59 chevy59, 9 years ago
      I hope you have a large space on your wall, this sign is very heavy with the steel around it, if I hang this thing on the wall, the wall may come crashing down. Lol
    9. mikielikesigns2 mikielikesigns2, 9 years ago
      luv the colors & the "ribbon" logo.
    10. Bkgarrett3, 3 years ago
      My Grandfather had a service station in the late 1950s, Kelleys Platolene 500, in Owensville, IN. Would loved to find some of the original memorabilia.
    11. Dave66, 3 years ago
      Mercum auctions has one going up for bid estimates between 5,000-10,000
    12. Dave66, 3 years ago
      America pickers just looked at one with top 1/4 rusted both sides they paid 2400 for it

    Want to post a comment?

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