Object ID 002343
Object Name Mobiloil Tinted Glass Motor Oil Bottle
Object Desc Brown tinted glass bottle with metal spout and rubber gasket. Empty. Originally contained motor oil.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002169a-c
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Garage Exhibit
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords Automotive,Mobiloil,Motor Oil,Vacuum Oil Co.,oil,
Title Mobiloil Tinted Glass Motor Oil Bottle
Description Brown glass tinted bottle. Spout stamped: "Gargoyle, Mobiloil 'B B', Property of Vacuum Oil Co.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
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 29,2014
Assessor Dylan Kite
Notes Minor grime accumulation, scuffs, and scrapes.