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Neon Boat Fuel Sign: Vintage Porcelain Petroliana “Outboards Love Shell” – NS6175

This Extremely Rare 1940’s Era Advertisement For Shell Brand Marine Fuel Features An Art Deco Graphic Of A Man Driving A Boat

An Original, Genuine Vintage Porcelain Sign With Fully Rebuilt Neon And Electrical Parts, Plus ALL SOLID STATE TRANSFORMERS


Neon Boat Fuel Sign: Vintage Porcelain Petroliana "Outboards Love Shell"

This vintage neon boat fuel sign for Shell marine gasoline was manufactured in the 1940's, and measures 22 inches tall by 16 inches wide, and sits on a 5 inch deep metal can. It is a truly rare and unique advertising sign for boat fuel from this era. Signs that are that feature Art Deco graphics, such as this, are highly sought after, and collectible. This authentic porcelain advertisement features an Art Deco style graphic of a man driving a boat. It is just one of hundreds of original, collectible petroliana signs currently available from It is a genuine, single sided porcelain enamel sign. The rectangular sign is full color with a mostly black background on the top of the sign and blue water on the bottom of the sign. There is a Shell logo in the right, center area of the sign with the boat below the logo and the white lettering " Outboards Love Shell" in the upper left area. Like all of our collectible signs, it 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. However, all electrical elements and neon have been fully rebuilt by our experts with solid state transformers, and an on/off pull chord as pictured.

Vintage Shell Neon Boat Fuel Sign Additional Details

This vintage Shell neon boat fuel sign is perfect for display in any man cave or automotive business. All of our signs are guaranteed to be authentic, backed by over a century of experience in the antiques and collectibles marketplace. This Shell vintage neon boat fuel 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, Art Deco Shell vintage neon boat fuel sign is the perfect conversation piece that will wow your friends and clients alike. This sign is in as-is, unrestored condition as we believe that all vintage collectible signs should maintain their blemishes and character, and that any dings and dents are part of the story of the memorabilia. 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 for pricing on this Shell vintage neon boat fuel sign, or any of our collectible Americana, antique signs, or old gas pumps at 1-800-292-0008.

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Shell Neon Boat Fuel Sign Specifications

  • Type: Genuine Vintage Porcelain Enamel Sign With Fully Rebuilt Neon
  • Sides: Single Sided
  • Shape: Rectangular
  • Style: Art Deco Artwork
  • Company: Shell
  • Product: Marine Gasoline
  • Era: 1940's
  • Country Of Manufacture: U.S.A.
  • Color: Full Color With Black Background And Blue Water
  • Neon Color: Blue (Border)/Yellow (Shell Logo)
  • Dimensions: 22 Inches Tall By 16 Inches Wide (5 Inch Deep Metal Can)
  • Condition: Original Genuine Porcelain Enamel Sign Not Restored Or Doctored (As-Is, See Photos For Details)
  • Neon Details: All Neon And Solid State Transformers, Wiring, Mounts, Switches, And Wires Have Been Replaced.
  • Housing Can Has Been Rebuilt In Heavy Gauge Steel And Finished For Indoor Or Outdoor Use.
  • Neon Has Separate Toggle Pull Chord As Pictured So That The Sign Can Easily Be Switched On And Off With Out Unplugging. 
  • Comes with H.J. Nick exclusive “Fast Hanger Bar” Allowing a simple and easy way to hang straight and true every time.

Shell Neon Boat Fuel 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 collectible. Maintaining non-structural damage, all age, wear, and tear is proudly displayed to showcase each item's unique charm.

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