Service Station Collectibles Book
ITEM NO. 11†† Price: $29.95
A variety of oil company-related items from small "give-aways" to hundreds of colorful oil cans, globes, and signs are presented here. The products of major national companies like Gulf and Texaco share space with many smaller and specialized products of marine, automotive, aviation, locomotive and small engine lubrication. The book has sections covering gasoline pumps, maps, badges, buttons, and signs for the refreshment sodas sold at the service stations. Over 500 color photographs present the graphics which make this area of advertising and packaging so entertaining. Current market values of the items are included with the captions.
Texaco Collectables Book
ITEM NO. 7†† Price: $29.95
This is the book that automobile enthusiasts and collectors of gasoline station related items have been waiting for. Dealing almost exclusively with the venerable Texaco Company, it is filled with colorful photographs of their stations, products, giveaways, sales promotional toys, signs, banners, uniforms, and equipment. This comprehensive book also includes many historical black and white photographs of vintage Texaco stations, as well as early airplanes and ships from the extensive Texaco fleet. This book is a treasure trove of information, with concise captions and a helpful price guide. For those who remember the originals, Texaco Collectibles will bring back many fond memories. For all it will provide an interesting view of days long past.
ITEM NO. 8†† Price: $29.95
Whatís "automobilia?" Itís all the great go-with items that accompanied the evolution of our auto history. Itís the signs that hung in dealerships and gas stations, the toys that young drivers-to-be played with, itís the oil cans that poured and the dealer giveaways that promoted their products. Automobilia, the book explores the vintage signs, toys, and giveaways produced during the 100-year life of the auto industry, which changed the course of history forever. The history of the auto is captured in more than 500 photos, with information-packed captions and a corresponding price guide. Automobilia is an invaluable reference for anyone fascinated by the story of the horseless carriage, and a must-have for both beginner and long-time collectors.
Gulf Oil Collectibles Book
ITEM NO. 9†† Price: $29.95
Gulf Oil Collectibles by Charles Whitworth covers over one hundred different categories of Gulf collectibles, containing over 500 different pictures in full color of everything from cans, signs, promotional items, and clothing, to toys and many other Gulf related items. If itís Gulf, its probably covered in this book. The values here have been established based on the authorís years of collecting Gulf Oil memorabilia.
Gas Station Collectibles Book
ITEM NO. 10†† Price: $29.95
With the advent of the automobile and the central place it took in society, service stations became one of the dominant businesses in twentieth century America. From the pump in front of the general store to the gleaming full-service stations of the 1940s and 1950s, the oil companies created a niche in popular culture. They produced a wealth of items that now are eagerly sought after by collectors. Everything from the glass globes that adorned early gas pumps to toys, advertising, pinbacks, tire repair kits, and a host of other memorabilia are available. Drawing from the collection of Mitch Stenzler, an early and avid aficionado, Gas Station Collectibles offers nearly 1000 color photographs of these nostalgic and often beautiful artifacts. The clear photos show examples of some of the best of the collectibles available, and a price guide is an invaluable aid to the collector.
Mobil Collectibles Book
ITEM NO. 12†† Price: $29.95
Todayís Mobil Oil Company is made up of several oil companies that were bought or absorbed over the years. This book shows a little history of Mobil as it evolved to include names like White Eagle, Vacuum Oil, Socony, General Petroleum, Magnolia, Lubrite, Wadhams, Gilmore and White Star. Here is a diverse assortment of Mobil products of both yesterday and today, including cans, signs, automotive care, toys, and other promotional items, all in color photography and with current price information. Collecting petroleum memorabilia is an ever-growing hobby enjoyed by many people of different lifestyles. Whether you collect Mobil or all oil brands, this book is for anyone who canít stop chasing the red horse!
Filling Station Collectibles Book
ITEM NO. 13†† Price: $29.95
Some of the hottest collectibles today reflect our passions for the automobile. This book pictures filling station memorabilia, motoring products, and automotive advertisements in vivid color. A great variety of neon, enameled, and wooden signs, illustrated oil cans, and brightly colored gas pumps from the days of the earliest roadsters are presented here. As oil companies and filling stations changed to keep up with Americaís evolving culture, they varied the containers and advertisements for their products. From the turn of the century to modern times, the hundreds of filling station collectibles on display in this book fill 563 color photographs and an up-to-date price guide.
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