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Gulf Fuel Oils Advertising Display

June 19th, 2009 · 7 Comments

Here are some photos of a great Gulf Oil display we once owned. We really did not do much to it as far as restoration goes besides giving it a good cleaning. This is an unusual piece and I would guess it could have been found in the corporate offices of a refinery or maybe [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Gulf

Gulf Oil Company

September 5th, 2008 · 14 Comments

Gulf Oil “Stop at the Sign of the Orange Disc”
Gulf Oil was established in 1901 by a group of investors after a discovery of oil at Spindletop, Texas. The largest investor in the company was William Larimer Mellon, who became the head of the corporation and continued in that position for 45 years. In 1907 [...]

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Tags: Gas & Oil Companies · Gulf · Manufacturer Histories

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