Mobil Oil Pegasus Vintage Neon Sign: Original Working Condition – FPS1277
Iconic Survivor Of The Golden Age Of The Open Road On Old Route 66
Mobil Oil Vintage Neon Sign For Standard Oil Socony-Vacuum Company From The 1950’s
Mobil Oil Pegasus Vintage Neon Sign: Original Working Condition
A rare, original, Mobil Oil vintage neon sign for Standard Oil Socony-Vacuum Oil company from the 1950s. This vintage sign is a cookie cutter flying horse Mobil sign with new neon lighting. The left facing Mobil Pegasus gas sign is red on a white background with white details.
The 9-feet by 7-feet flying Pegasus neon sign features a 3-inch depth (6.5-inches from wall to neon) and is available from ArtFactory.com. All of collectible petroliana, and vintage neon signs are genuine, authentic, original pieces of collectible American in their original condition. Call us for pricing today at 1-800-292-0008.
Pegasus Neon Sign 60 Yr Old Plus Flying Wing Shows It Wear
This 60 yr old plus neon sign shows it wear proudly and is a American iconic survivor of the American dream. Created in the post war WW2 days when war torn America was putting its self back together from fighting for its very freedom to be able to choose your own destiny.
When all Americans believed it was their right to work hard and be rewarded with a nice home, new car every three yrs and the 2.5 beautiful children that would grow up to be us. This Mobil Oil Pegasus vintage neon sign is an iconic artifact of The Golden Age of the Open Road. This is why we feel that these old signs should never be restored entirely and should show their age be cause they represent some of the best times in US history when it was simply "Happy Days". Take a trip back to a simpler time when soda shops, jukeboxes, black and white televisions, and Elvis were all the rage.
- Type – Single sided metal neon sign
- All neon and dual transformers have been replaced
- Neon has separate toggle switch
- Company – Socony-Vacuum Oil Company
- Product – Mobil Gasoline
- Era – 1950
- Color – Red, and white
- Dimensions – 7′ Tall x 9′ Wide x 6 1/5″ Deep
- Condition – Original, as-is, see photos for details
Most of these signs have chips in the porcelain and there is no correct way to add new porcelain in a manor that would be consistent with a full museum quality restoration. Also in the investor collector world there are two schools of thought. One is consistent with ours that it is best and correct to display the wounds, bullet holes etc and age marks, chips etc. on porcelain signs.
The other is to doctor with paint finishes to cover the true condition of the porcelain to make the sign show in pristine condition. This is like putting lipstick on a pig no matter what you do its still a pig. We feel the porcelain sign has much more value in its true condition than it does doctored. However, if you are of the school of thought that your sign should be in pristine condition we offer to do this process at your request.
Mobil Oil Pegasus Vintage Neon Sign Info
When we use the terms "Museum Quality" and "Historically Correct," we are indicating our world-class process. We absolutely preserve all original signs, badges, glass with anomalies, natural aged patinas, and everything that makes a vintage item collectable. Maintaining non-structural damage, all age, wear, and tear is proudly displayed to showcase each item's unique charm.
Due to our earned reputation, we have the good fortune to be in high demand by collectors. Because most of our items have a waiting list, if you're looking for a specific collectible, please ask to be put on our first come, first served list (refundable deposit required).
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