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Mobiloil Glass Motor Oil Bottle
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Details

Object ID 002331

Object Name Mobiloil Glass Motor Oil Bottle

Object Desc Glass bottle used to hold motor oil for cars. Has a metal spout.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001797a-b

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 automobile,garage,car maintenance,motor oil,Mobiloil,


Title Mobiloil Glass Motor Oil Bottle

Description Glass bottle reads: "Fill to arrow point, one full liquid quart" Spout/top reads: "Gargoyle, Mobiloil, 'B B', two patents january 17, 1929, property of Vacuum Oil Co."

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 14

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 4

Circumference 11.75

Weight 0

Unit of Measure

Dimension Details

Quantity 2

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Mobiloil

Maker Details Following the break-up of Standard Oil in 1911, the Standard Oil Company of New York, or Socony, was founded, along with 33 other successor companies. In 1920, the company registered the name "Mobiloil" as a trademark.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY1797a-b

Description

Conditions

Date MAY 28,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Dylan Kite

Notes Minor wear to bottle and scrapes to top. Grime accumulation.


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