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Penn Drake Lubricants Sign: Vintage 1950’s Tin Litho Flange – VS6389

This Double Sided, Drake Oil Well Flange Sign From The 1950’s, Is An Extremely Scarce Find, And Is Just One Of Dozens Of Vintage Petroliana Advertisements Currently For Sale At

We Have One Of The Largest Selections Of Original, Investment Quality, Collectible Tin Litho Signs For Sale Anywhere, Backed By Over A Century Of Experience In The Vintage Collectibles And Historic Americana Restorations Marketplace


Penn Drake Lubricants Sign: Vintage 1950's Tin Litho Flange

This vintage Penn Drake Lubricants sign, is an authentic genuine tin litho advertisement from the 1950's. This collectible, double sided, flange sign is just one of the hundreds of authentic, vintage petroliana signs and collectibles we have available for sale at This is a round sign on a metal flange that measures 20 inches tall by 14 inches wide and is on a 2 inch flange. The sign reads "Penn Drake Lubricants" in large beige lettering. The upper and lower areas of the sign have a red background, with the top area reading "The Original Drake Well, 1859" in white lettering. The center of the sign has a black graphic of the 1850's oil well with a white background in the area that would be the sky above the oil well. The metal flange is white. 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.

Vintage Penn Drake Lubricants Sign Specifications

  • Type: Vintage Tin Litho Flange Sign
  • Company: Penn Drake Oil
  • Product: Lubricants
  • Sides: Double Sided
  • Shape: Vertically Oriented Rectangular Sign Mounted On Metal Flange
  • Era: 1950's
  • Place U.S.A.
  • Color: White/Blue
  • Dimensions: 20 Inches Tall By 14 Inches Wide (2 Inch Flange)
  • Condition: Original, Unrestored As-Pictured, See Photos For Details

Penn Drake Lubricants Sign Additional Details

This vintage Penn Drake Lubricants sign, and all of our signs are guaranteed to be authentic, backed by over a century of experience in the antiques and collectibles marketplace. This 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.

First Drake Well black and white photo

Original Drake Oil Well (This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID cph.3a14109, Public Domain)

This rare Penn Drake Lubricants 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 for pricing on this Penn Drake Lubricants sign, or any of our collectible Americana, antique signs, old gas pumps, and classic collectables at 1-800-292-0008.

Drake Well Interesting Historical Details

The Drake Well is a 69.5-foot-deep (21.2 m) oil well in Cherrytree Township, Venango County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, the success of which sparked the first oil boom in the United States. The well is the centerpiece of the Drake Well Museum located 3 miles (5 km) south of Titusville.

Drilled by Edwin Drake in 1859, along the banks of Oil Creek, it is the first commercial oil well in the United States. Drake Well was listed on National Register of Historic Places and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1966. It was designated a Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark in 1979. The well was designated a National Historic Chemical Landmark in 2009, on the sesquicentennial of the strike.

The Drake Well is located in Cherrytree Township, Venango County in northwestern Pennsylvania. situated on the flats 150 feet (46 m) from the east bank of Oil Creek. The site was originally on an artificial island formed by the creek and a mill race. On a floodplain, the well and the museum are protected by an earthen dike.

Read More At: Drake Well On Wikipedia

Penn Drake Lubricants Sign

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