Mobiloil "Gargoyle" Sign

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Description
Mobiloil was registered by the Standard Oil Company of New York (Socony) at the U. S. patent office as a trademark in 1920. The company became the Mobil Oil Corporation in 1966. Although the Mobil oil brand became marketed under the now-familiar Pegasus, this sign's 'gargoyle' was also one of the ways that the company branded their product and tried to get people to buy their oil.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1930
Measurements
overall: 68 in x 24 in x 1/2 in; 172.72 cm x 60.96 cm x 1.27 cm
ID Number
TR.335596
catalog number
335596
accession number
1977.0640
Credit Line
Gift of John H. White, Jr.
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Road
America on the Move
Transportation
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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