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Vintage Shell Motor Oil Sign: Original Collectible Porcelain Petroliana – VS6280

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Vintage Shell Motor Oil Sign: Original Collectible Porcelain Petroliana

This is an original, vertically oriented, 31 1/2 inches tall by 10 1/2 inches wide, vintage Shell Motor Oil sign. It is a thick, heavy porcelain enamel sign, and is a single sided sign that was used as advertising at gas stations and auto repair shops. Although the sign itself is it not dated, the style of Shell Logo on this sign was used between 1955 and 1961, and this is an original sign from that era. Like all of our signs, it is in original, unrestored condition, and as can be see in the pictures this sign is in exellent condition with very little wear. The sign has a primarily red background except around the outer edges, which is yellow. The is a Shell Logo at the top, with the words "MOTOR OIL" in yellow lettering down the center against the red background.

Vintage Shell Motor Oil Sign Specifications

  • Type: Porcelain Enamel
  • Sides: Single Sided/Vertical Orientation
  • Company: Shell
  • Product: Motor Oil
  • Era: 1955-1961
  • Country Of Manufacture: USA
  • Color: Red/Yellow
  • Dimensions: 31.5" x 10.5" 
  • Condition: Original, as-is, see photos for details

Vintage Shell Motor Oil Sign Additional Details

This rare and hard to find, vintage Shell Motor Oil sign is just one of hundreds of original, collectible automobilia and petroliana signs currently for sale at Like all of our collectible vintage signs it is a guarantee authentic, investment quality piece of collectible petroliana. We specialize in those hard to find signs that serious collectors are looking for. Don't settle for reproductions when you can own "the genuine article", guaranteed authentic, and backed by over a century of experience in the vintage collectibles marketplace. 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 vintage Shell Motor Oil sign, or any of our collectible Americana, antique signs, old gas pumps, and classic collectables at 1-800-292-0008.

Vintage Shell Motor Oil Sign Info

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