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Mobiloil Tinted Glass Motor Oil Bottle
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Details

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

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 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.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 13

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 3.75

Circumference 12

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 3

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 CMY2169a-c

Description

Conditions

Date MAY 29,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Dylan Kite

Notes Minor grime accumulation, scuffs, and scrapes.


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Provenance

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