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Object ID 001233

Object Name Mobilgas sign

Object Desc Metal sign with Mobil logo inside a white crest with text "Mobilgas Socony Vacuum"

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001806

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Advertising/Promo


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 7

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Mobilgas,signs,cars,gasoline,advertising,automobiles,

Title Mobilgas sign

Description Silver metal sign with a hole punched out in each corner. White crest in center with blue outline. Red pegaus at top of crest with text in blue and red below "Mobilgas / Socony Vacuum"


Approx Collection Date

Height 6.5

Length 0

Width 8

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

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Quantity 0

Material metal


Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Mobilgas

Maker Details This company was founded in 1911 as the Standard Oil Company of New York, Socony. In 1931 it merged with Vacuum Oil to form Socony-Vacuum. In 1955 it was renamed Socony Mobil Oil Company.

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Image Caption CMY1806



Date JAN 8,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes Metal is scratched throughout. Both top and bottom left corners are bent upward. On front at right below center there is a small discoloration. On back lower right quadrant there are black marks, which look to be paint


Date JAN 16,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 3 from Room 7 - automatic entry by admin

Date JAN 28,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 12 from Room 7, Shelf 3 - automatic entry by admin

Date FEB 27,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 7 from Room 7, Shelf 12 - automatic entry by admin