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
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Garage Exhibit
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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."
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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.
Date MAY 28,2014
Assessor Dylan Kite
Notes Minor wear to bottle and scrapes to top. Grime accumulation.