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Texaco Home Lubricant
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Details

Object ID 002271

Object Name Texaco Home Lubricant

Object Desc Red and black metal tube with applicator spout. Empty. Originally contained oil.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001744

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Automotive

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Garage Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Texas Company,automobile,car maintenance,oil can,


Title Texaco Home Lubricant

Description Black and red metal tube with white lettering and applicator spout. Label reads: "Texaco home lubricant, the Texas Company, U.S.A." Includes instruction and description.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 6.5

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 1.75

Circumference 5.5

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Texas Company

Maker Details Founded in 1901 in Beaumont, Texas, by Joseph S. Cullinan, Thomas J. Donoghue, Walter Benona Sharp, and Arnold Schlaet upon the discovery of oil at Spindletop. For many years, Texaco was the only company selling gasoline under the same brand name in all 50 US states, as well as Canada, making it the most truly national brand among its competitors.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY1744

Description

Conditions

Date MAY 22,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Dylan Kite

Notes Minor scuffs/scratches on label.


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