Vintage Shaler Sign Ad
A rare original Rislone Oil thermometer sign from the Shaler Company for Rislone pistol ring oil sealant. This vintage sign is a metal thermometer sign advertisement that reads "Ask About Rislone money-back Guarantee" along the top of the sign in black with "RISLONE" in red on a yellow background. The lower portion of the sign features an red background with the Shaler Rislone oil can logo on the left, and a Fahrenheit mercury thermometer on the right. Wording along the bottom reads "use Rislone with your oil NOW" in white. The 25 1/2-inch by 10-inch vintage sign is available from Scottsdale Art Factory. All vintage thermometer signs are genuine authentic memorabilia in original condition.
Condition - as is, see photos - not restored, and not a reproduction
Dimensions - 10" T x 25.5" W
Antique thermometer Rislone Oil sign from the Shaler Company, an oil and tire patch manufacturing company founded in 1921 by Clarence Addison Shaler (1860-1941) in Waupun, Wisconsin. Shaler an educated farmer turned industrial mogul manufactured items from rivets, umbrellas, lubricants, and the vulcanized tire patch called the "Shaler Hot Patch" brought about salesmanship through the Shaler Traveling Circus. The Rislone pistol oil and the carburetor cleaner Karbout were used in his Shaler Rislone Tune-Up System in the 1930s, fundamental in coining the term "Tune-Up." Shaler retired in 1928 and turned his sculpting hobby into a profession before falling to his death from his 5th floor balcony in Pasadena, California in 1941 at the age of 81. He brought economic industry to the town of Waupun and the National Rivet building stands in the center of town. The Rislone brand remains today as an automotive engine treatment company currently based in Holly, Michigan.
Antique Thermometer Sign Specifications:
- Type - Single sided metal thermometer sign
- Company - Shaler Company
- Product - Rislone Engine Oil
- Era - 1930s
- Color - Red, yellow, white, and black
- Dimensions - 10" Tall x 25 1/2" Wide
- Condition - Original, as-is, see photos for details
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