Mobil Pegasus Sign: Original White Neon Roadside “Survivor” – NS6536
This Is An Original, Extremely Rare, 6 Foot Wide, Left Facing, Original White Neon, Unrestored “SURVIVOR” Roadside Sign That Was Displayed At Mobil Gas Stations In The 1950’s, And Is An Icon Of The American Open Road, And A True Collectors Dream
An Extremely Rare Find In Working Condition With Original Neon And Electrical, Fully Unrestored “SURVIVOR” Sign, Signed And Certified, By Award Winning Artist H.J. Nick, This Certification Is Recognized By All Major Insurance Companies And Experienced Investors Worldwide
The Mobil Pegasus Is An Icon Of The American Open Road And Is A Must Have Sign For Any Serious Petroliana Collector
Mobil Pegasus Sign: Original White Neon Roadside “Survivor”
This is a rare, original, vintage neon, Mobil Pegasus sign, is an original roadside advertisement for Standard Oil Socony-Vacuum Oil company from the 1950's that is currently for sale from ArtFactory.com. This vintage sign is a die cut flying horse Mobil sign with new WHITE colored neon lighting. The left facing Mobil Pegasus gas sign is red with white details. This large sign is 6 feet (72 inches) wide by 4 feet (48 inches) tall. This is authentic roadside advertising that was used at Mobil Gas Stations, and was manufactured in the 1950's. This vintage Mobil Pegasus sign is in Excellent (EXL) condition overall, as pictured, and is an exceptionally clean example of this sign, with a small band of rust on one of the front legs, and on one of the back legs being the only significant visible blemishes outside of minor edge wear.
Like all of our collectible signs, this roadside Mobil Pegasus sign is sold in original, unrestored condition as pictured. We do not believe in restoring old signs because it is our belief that every ding, dent, and blemish is part of the story and history of the item. Often times, the only exception to this would be the 101 point, museum quality neon restoration, but once in awhile we make a truly rare find, what is known to collectors as a "SURVIVOR". A "SURVIVOR" item is one that has survived in fully original condition, and is still working with all original parts, including electrical components, and this Mobil Pegasus Sign is just such an item. SURVIVOR items are considered a Holy Grail among collectors due to their rarity, and true originality. To top it all off, it is certified, and signed by award winning artist H.J. Nick as meeting all world class fine are qualifications. This certification means each item bearing his signature is backed by over 100 years of manufacturing world class fine art handmade furnishings, and restoring America's finest collectibles to original, museum quality condition.
White Neon Mobil Pegasus Sign Specifications
- Type: Single Sided Genuine Vintage Porcelain Enamel Sign
- Style: Left Facing Die Cut Pegasus Shaped
- Company: Mobil
- Product: Gas Stations
- Date Of Manufacture: 1950's
- Place Of Manufacture: U.S.A.
- Color: Red/White
- Neon Color: White (Original Neon)
- Dimensions: 6 Feet At Widest Point (72 Inches) By 4 Feet (48 Inches) At Widest Point
- Condition: Original Genuine Porcelain Sign Not Restored Or Doctored (As-Pictured, See Photos For Details)
- Neon Details: All Original Working Neon And Electrical (A True SURVIVOR Of The American Open Road)
- Comes With H.J. Nick Exclusive “Fast Hanger Bar” Allowing A Simple And Easy Way To Hang Straight And True Every Time.
- Neon Has Separate Toggle Pull Chord As Pictured So That The Sign Can Easily Be Switched On And Off Without Unplugging.
- Certification: Brass Tag Signed By Award Winning Artist H.J. Nick
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Mobil Pegasus Sign Additional Details
Take a trip back to a simpler time when soda shops, jukeboxes, black and white televisions, and Elvis were all the rage. This vintage neon Mobil Pegasus sign. It the perfect display piece for your man cave or automotive business. Never settle for low quality reproductions when you can have the genuine article. Authentic, original advertising signs and collectible petroliana items have appreciable investment value that reproductions never will. This vintage, neon Mobil Pegasus sign is original memorabilia from one of America's most iconic brands. We are a one stop shop when it comes to outfitting your man cave or game room. We can can outfit an entire gas station or automotive themed room for you, or help you find that one special item that has been missing from your collection. In addition to signs, we have vintage visible gas pumps, oil pumps, lubesters, and more that we have fully restored to working, museum quality condition. Our petroliana restorations are the best in the business because nobody has been doing it longer, or pays as much attention to detail.
This rare neon, Mobil Pegasus sign is the perfect conversation piece that will wow your friends and clients alike. Like all of our vintage collectible signs, it is guaranteed authentic, investment quality memorabilia. We specialize in those hard to find signs that serious collectors are looking for. All antique collectables offered are genuine memorabilia and appreciable assets, not fake reproductions. All items are fine collectable art at the highest world class collector level. Contact us today for pricing on this collectible vintage neon Mobil Pegasus sign or any of our collectible Americana, antique signs, old gas pumps, and classic collectibles at 1-800-292-0008.
ArtFactory.com & Award Winning Artist H.J. Nick Brass Tag Certification Details
The H.J. Nick Brass Tag Certification ensures each piece to be the genuine article. Backed by our over a century of experience, with our word is our bond reputation and guaranteeing or your money back “forever". The H.J. Nick Brass Tag Certification makes this item one of the highest appreciating, collectible investments that you can make. These items can be insured at stated value, usually on your home owners policy, for little added premium. Thus, making this a safer investment than even those insured by the FDIC, is much more fun to own, and puts you in control instead of the bank.
Mobil Oil Flying Pegasus Neon Sign History
The Mobil Oil Flying Pegasus neon sign is a classic and iconic piece of advertising history. It features the image of Pegasus, the winged horse from Greek mythology, which has long been the symbol of the Mobil Oil Corporation. The history of the Mobil Oil Flying Pegasus neon sign dates back to the early 1930s when it was first introduced as part of Mobil's branding.
Here is a brief history of the Mobil Oil Flying Pegasus neon sign:
- Introduction: The Mobil Oil Flying Pegasus neon sign was introduced as part of Mobil's marketing and branding efforts. The sign featured a stylized depiction of Pegasus, the winged horse, in flight, often with the word "Mobil" or "Mobiloil" incorporated into the design.
- Iconic Design: The design of the Flying Pegasus sign was eye-catching and easily recognizable. It became a symbol of Mobil Oil and was used on various advertising materials, including signs, gas stations, and promotional items.
- Neon Lights: The sign used neon lights to illuminate the Pegasus image, making it visible day and night. Neon signs were popular in the mid-20th century and added a vibrant and colorful element to advertising.
- Historical Significance: Over the years, the Mobil Oil Flying Pegasus neon sign became a beloved and nostalgic symbol of the American roadside. Many of these signs were installed at Mobil gas stations across the United States, contributing to the company's brand recognition.
- Collectible Item: Due to its historical significance and eye-catching design, the Mobil Oil Flying Pegasus neon sign has become a highly sought-after collectible item among enthusiasts of vintage advertising and Americana.
- Preservation Efforts: As the years passed, some of these neon signs became rare, and efforts were made to preserve and restore them. Some have been donated to museums or private collections.
- Legacy: While the design of the Flying Pegasus sign has evolved over the years, it remains a part of Mobil's heritage and is still associated with the company, even after Mobil merged with Exxon to form ExxonMobil in 1999.
Today, vintage Mobil Oil Flying Pegasus neon signs are considered valuable and iconic pieces of Americana, evoking a sense of nostalgia for a bygone era of advertising and gas station culture. They continue to be cherished by collectors and enthusiasts of classic advertising memorabilia.
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