Texaco “Packs Punch” Sign: Vintage 1951 Gas Pump Belly Plate – VS6572

This 1950’s Era, Porcelain Enamel Advertisement For Texaco Gasoline Features Eye Catching, Art Deco Graphics, And Is And Original, Gas Pump Plate From The Golden Age Of The American Open Road, A Must-Have For The Serious Texaco Or Petroliana Aficionado

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Texaco "Packs Punch" Sign: Vintage 1951 Gas Pump Belly Plate

This vintage Texaco "Packs Punch" sign is an original gas pump belly plate advertisement from the 1950's. It is just one, of hundreds of original, investment quality petroliana items currently for sale at This sign is round in shape, and has a white background, with a black stripe around the border. The top of the sign reads with the slogan "Packs Punch" in black lettering. The center area of the sign has an art deco graphic of a car being propelled from behind by a boxing glove, which was a popular image from the "Texaco Packs Punch" advertising campaign from that era that claimed their fuel would "Get You Up And Go From The Green Light" in many print advertisements. A Texaco Star logo is in the right, center area of the sign. The bottom edge reads "The Texas Company 1951" in small black lettering. It is a single sided, porcelain sign that measures 12 inches in diameter, and is an original gas station advertisement from 1951. This vintage Texaco "Packs Punch" sign is an ideal piece for use as the belly plate sign on your Texaco vintage gas pump restoration, or can be displayed as a stand alone piece. This vintage Texaco "Packs Punch" sign, and all of our signs are guaranteed to be authentic, backed by over a century of experience in the antiques and collectibles marketplace. Like all of our vintage porcelain and tin litho signs, it is sold in original, unrestored condition, as pictured. We do not believe in restoring old signs because it is our belief, and also the prevailing belief in the collector community that any dings, dents, or blemishes are part of that item's unique history. This vintage Texaco "Packs Punch" sign has some small chips around the edges, and wear and some minor discoloration around the grommet areas. Otherwise, it is an exceptionally clean example of this now over 70-year-old sign, especially in any areas with graphics and lettering.

Item Sold At Reduced Price, Cannot Be Verified/Certified

These signs sold at a reduced cost were purchased as part of large collections. On average, we have been able to certify 98% of the items from these collections as real, original, genuine, and old, thus meaning it is overwhelmingly likely that the entire collection is authentic. As for the other 2% that we cannot verify, any time WE ARE NOT 100% SURE, these items are sold at a reduced price, making them the best value for your money.

Texaco "Packs Punch" Sign Specifications

  • Type: Genuine Vintage Porcelain Enamel Belly Plate Sign
  • Shape: Round
  • Sides: Single Sided
  • Company: The Texas Company
  • Product: Texaco Gas Pump Belly Plate Sign
  • Slogan: Packs Punch!
  • Date Of Manufacture: 1951
  • Place And Country Of Manufacture: Texas, U.S.A.
  • Color: (Full Color) White/Green/Brown/Sky Blue/Red/Black
  • Dimensions: 12 Inches Diameter
  • Condition: Original, Unrestored As-Pictured, See Photos For Details

Texaco "Packs Punch" Sign Additional Details

This Texaco "Packs Punch" sign is in Excellent/Very Good Plus (Exl/VG+) condition overall, and is would be graded as (Exl) by many collectors (we always round down a grade if it's close). This sign is also free from any of the large dings associated with damage from wind blow objects, and does not appear to have ever been displayed outdoors. This vintage Texaco "Packs Punch" 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 auto dealership, or gas station 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 automobilia and petroliana restorations are the best in the business because nobody has been doing it longer, or pays as much attention to detail.

This rare, original 1950's vintage Texaco "Packs Punch" 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 collectible art at the highest world class collector level. Contact us for pricing on this vintage Texaco "Packs Punch" sign, or any of our collectible Americana, antique signs, old gas pumps, and classic collectibles at 1-800-292-0008.

About The Texaco "Packs Punch" 1950's Advertising Campaign

The "Texaco Packs More Punch" advertising campaign from the 1950s was a notable marketing effort by Texaco, featuring the theme of "punch" and often incorporating boxing gloves as a symbol of power and strength. This campaign aimed to emphasize the superior quality and performance of Texaco gasoline. Below are some key details about the campaign and examples of ads that included boxing gloves:

  1. Campaign Theme: The campaign revolved around the concept of "Packs More Punch," playing on the idea that Texaco's gasoline had more power and would give vehicles a performance boost.
  2. Use of Boxing Gloves: Boxing gloves were a prominent symbol in the campaign. They were used to visually convey the idea of power and strength, aligning Texaco gasoline with these qualities. In some ads, the Texaco star logo was featured on the boxing gloves.
  3. Print Advertisements: Texaco's print ads often featured eye-catching visuals of cars and drivers alongside the campaign slogan and the iconic Texaco logo. Some ads depicted a hand wearing a boxing glove, ready to "pack a punch" by filling up with Texaco gasoline.
  4. Radio Jingles: Radio commercials for the campaign featured catchy jingles that reinforced the message of Texaco gasoline providing more power and performance for cars. These jingles often included lyrics about Texaco's punch.
  5. Television Commercials: Television commercials featured animated or live-action sequences showcasing the benefits of Texaco gasoline. Some of these ads incorporated boxing gloves into the scenes to visually emphasize the "Packs More Punch" message.
  6. Consumer Appeal: The campaign appealed to consumers by promising better engine performance, increased mileage, and a smoother driving experience when using Texaco gasoline. It aimed to create a sense of trust and loyalty among car owners.
  7. Legacy: The "Packs More Punch" campaign became a memorable part of Texaco's advertising history and contributed to the company's brand recognition during the 1950s.

Texaco "Packs Punch" Sign Info

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