Vintage Marathon Neon Sign: Lighted Storefront Gas Station Advertising – NS6210
Heavy Genuine Vintage Porcelain Die Cut Letters, Extremely Rare, 20 Foot Long Original Collectible Advertisement With 101 Point Neon And Electrical Restoration, And All Solid State Transformers
This Is An Original Iconic 1940’s Era Petroliana Sign, With 101 Point Museum And Investment Quality Fine Art Neon And Electrical Restoration, Signed And Certified By Award Winning Artist H.J. Nick
Vintage Marathon Neon Sign: Lighted Storefront Gas Station Advertising
This is an original vintage Marathon neon sign. These neon lighted, thick, heavy porcelain enamel letters are a size that would be used for the front of a retail store. It is just one of hundreds of authentic, collectible signs currently for sale from ArtFactory.com. This is an original sign from the 1940's with die cut letters, and it measures 20 feet wide by 30 inches tall, and each letter is on an 8 inches deep metal can. The letters are white with a red border, and each lights up in red neon around the edges. It is an ideal showpiece to hang on the wall of a large auto shop, or garage. A size this large and rare is sure to WOW your friend and clients.
Like all of our collectible signs, this vintage Marathon neon 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. The only exception being the 101 point, museum quality neon restoration, which is done under the supervision of, 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. All neon restored by our in house glass blowers, who have blown new glass using the same techniques and materials that were used for the original neon. Also, any electrical parts including wiring and solid state transformers have been replaced. The neon features a separate on/off toggle pull cord as pictured.and an on/off pull chord as pictured.
Vintage Marathon Neon Sign Additional Details
This vintage Marathon neon 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 vintage Marathon neon 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 Marathon neon sign or any of our collectible Americana, antique signs, old gas pumps, and classic collectibles at 1-800-292-0008.
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Vintage Marathon Neon Sign Specifications
- An Investment Quality World Class Fine Art Neon Restoration Signed By Award Winning Artist H.J. Nick
- Type: Vintage Genuine Porcelain Letters With Fully Rebuilt Neon And Wiring As Well As Metal Housing Cans
- Shape: Original Antique Heavy Porcelain Enamel Letters
- Company: Marathon Petroleum
- Product: Gasoline/Service Station Storefront Advertisement Sign
- Era: 1940's-1950's
- Country Of Manufacture: U.S.A.
- Color: White/Red
- Neon Color: Red
- Dimensions: 20 Feet Wide By 30 Inches Tall (8 Inch Deep Metal Housing Cans)
- Condition: Original Porcelain Sign Not Restored Or Doctored (As-Is, See Photos For Details)
- Neon Restoration Details: Neon Restored By Our In House Master Glass Blowers Using Period Correct Techniques And Materials, And All Electrical Components Including Solid State Transformers, 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.
Marathon Petroleum Company History
Marathon Petroleum Corporation is an American petroleum refining, marketing, and transportation company headquartered in Findlay, Ohio. The company was a wholly owned subsidiary of Marathon Oil until a corporate spin-off in 2011.
Marathon Oil began as "The Ohio Oil Company" in 1887. In 1889, the company was purchased by John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil. It remained a part of Standard Oil until Standard Oil was broken up in 1911. In 1930, The Ohio Oil Company bought the Transcontinental Oil Company and established the "Marathon" brand name. In 1962, the company changed its name to "Marathon Oil Company".
Read More At: Marathon Petroleum On Wikipedia
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