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Vintage Texaco Lighted Sign: Original Authentic Petroliana – TS2901

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Vintage Texaco Lighted Sign: Original Authentic Petroliana

At we specialize in the rarest, and most highly collector sought after vintage petroliana. This rare, vintage Texaco lighted sign is a classic icon of the American road, and one of the most highly collector coveted items among gas station signs. In other words, it's a sign that every serious Texaco collector must have. It is a single sided, working, lighted sign that is 35 inches in diameter with a 10 inch deep metal electrical housing can. The sign is in original from the 1960's, and is in unrestored condition, however the electrical and lighting components of the sign have been fully replaced. It was manufactured by Collins Signs Inc per the maker's tag on the sign (pictured). This iconic vintage Texaco lighted sign is perfect for any man cave or automotive type business. Like all of our vintage collectibles, it's guaranteed to be authentic. Our guarantee is backed by over a century of experience in the vintage collectibles and antique restorations marketplace.

Vintage Texaco Lighted Sign Specifications

  • Type: Plastic Back Lit Sign In Metal Frame
  • Side: Single Sided
  • Shape: Round
  • Company: Texaco
  • Product: Gas Stations
  • Era: 1960's
  • Manufacture: Collins Signs Inc.
  • Country Of Manufacture: U.S.A.
  • Color: Red/White/Black
  • Dimensions: 30 Inches Diameter By 10 Inches Deep
  • Condition: Original Unrestored Condition, As-Pictured, See Photos For Details

Vintage Texaco Lighted Sign Additional Details

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At we have the largest collection of investment quality, vintage petroliana for sale anywhere in the world. In addition to signs, we have vintage visible gas pumps, fully restored to working, museum quality condition, oil pumps, lubesters, and much more.

Never settle for low quality reproductions when you can have the genuine article. Authentic, original vintage neon and lighted signs and petroliana have investment value that reproductions never will. All of our collectible signs, restored vending machines, and museum quality vintage visible gas pumps are guaranteed authentic Americana items, with future appreciable value. Furthermore, all of our museum quality restorations are certified to fine art quality by award winning artist H.J. Nick. Our restorations are the finest quality anywhere, because nobody has been doing it longer, or takes the attention to detail that we do at We have one of the largest selections of collectible vintage petroliana available. Call us today at 1-800-292-0008 for pricing on this highly collectible vintage Texaco lighted sign, or any of our other museum quality collectible Americana.

The History Of Texaco Signs

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Antique Texaco advertising, Gippsland Motor Garage, Old Gippstown. Gippslander2012, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Texaco, has a long history of creating memorable roadside signs for their gas stations. In fact, the Texaco logo itself, featuring a red star with a green "T" inside, has become an iconic symbol of American gasoline. On a Texaco sign, the green "T" stands for Texaco, which is an oil company founded in 1901, as the Texas Fuel Company. The name was changed to Texaco in 1905.

The green "T" is a distinctive part of the Texaco logo, and is often seen alongside the company's red star emblem. The logo has undergone several changes over the years, but the green "T" has remained a constant element.

Texaco has used various slogans over the years, including "The Texas Company," "Star of the American Road," and "You can trust your car to the man who wears the star." However, the green "T" has always remained.

The first Texaco sign was introduced in 1909 and featured the company's name in red letters with a white background. Over the years, the Texaco logo has evolved, with different variations incorporating different color schemes, typography, and graphics.

Texaco's first neon sign was introduced in 1934 and was an immediate hit with customers. The sign featured the company's iconic red star with a green "T" inside, and was illuminated with neon tubing, which gave the sign a bright, eye-catching glow.

Among the most famous Texaco signs are the "Sky Chief" sign, the "Fire Chief" sign, and the "Marine Lubricants" sign. Texaco also produced a range of roadside illuminated signs that could be seen from a distance.

In the 1950's and 1960's, Texaco began to introduce more modern designs for their signs, incorporating brighter colors and more eye-catching graphics. Some of these signs featured animated elements, such as moving stars or rotating globes, and became more elaborate, incorporating new technologies such as flashing lights and moving parts. Some signs featured animated elements, such as flying airplanes or moving gas pumps.

Despite their popularity, Texaco neon signs began to decline in the 1970s as other forms of advertising became more popular. Many of the neon signs were removed or replaced with more modern designs, and today, vintage Texaco neon signs are highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts.

Today, Texaco signs remain popular with collectors and enthusiasts, with vintage signs fetching high prices at auction. While Texaco has undergone various changes and mergers over the years, their iconic logo and roadside signs continue to be a recognizable symbol of American culture.

Vintage Texaco Lighted Sign Info

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Due to our earned reputation, we have the good fortune to be in high demand by collectors. Because most of our items have a waiting list, if you're looking for a specific collectible, please ask to be put on our first come, first served list (refundable deposit required).

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