Texaco Sky Chief Gas Sign - VS071

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Sky Chief Texaco Vintage Gas Sign

This original Texaco Sky Chief gasoline sign is from the 1930s-40s, for an old gas pump advertisement. The genuine gas sign is single sided porcelain sign on a green and black background, with the Sky Chief font and wing in red, and the green "T" Texaco logo outlined in black color scheme. Bottom corners read "Made in U.S.A."

Condition - Original, as is, see photos - not restored, and not a reproduction sign. Dimensions - 18"T x 12"W

Classic Americana, very rare, old sign for Texaco gas manufactured by "The Texas Company" of Houston, Texas founded in 1901, owned by Chevron since 2002.

This Texaco gas pump sign features a porcelain rectangle sign, with the green "T" Texaco logo outlined in black (18" x 12"). This vintage gas advertising sign for Texaco Sky Chief gasoline has not been restored, and is sold in original, as-is condition from Scottsdale Art Factory. Contact us to order vintage signs, antique gas pumps, and classic Americana at 1-800-292-0008.

All vintage memorabilia offered is a genuine collectable and appreciable assets, not a fake reproduction. All items are fine collectable art at the highest world class collector level.

Gas Advertising Sign Specifications:

  • Type: Porcelain Sign
  • Company: Texaco
  • Product: Sky Chief Gasoline
  • Era: 1930s-40s
  • Color: Green, black, red, and white
  • Dimensions: 18" tall x 12" wide
  • Condition: Original, as-is, see photos for details

Classic Restorations and Vintage Collectables information:

Collectable Vintage Signs

Due to our earned reputation, we have the good fortune to be in high demand by collectors. We always have a waiting list for most items. We suggest if you are looking for a specific collectable, please ask to be placed on our first-come, first-served list. (Refundable deposit required.) Call us at 1-800-292-0008.

Texaco - Gas Company History

Texaco was founded in Beaumont, Texas as the Texas Fuel Company in 1901. The oil company was founded by Joseph S. Cullinan, Thomas J. Donoghue, Walter Benona Sharp, and Arnold Schlaet upon the discovery of oil at Spindletop. For many years, Texaco was the only company selling gasoline under the same brand name in all 50 US states, as well as Canada, making it the most truly national brand among its competitors.

In 1937 Texaco commissioned industrial designer Walter Dorwin Teague to develop a modern service station design. In 1938, Texaco introduced Sky Chief gasoline, a premium grade fuel developed from the ground up as a high-octane gasoline rather than just an ethylized regular product. In 1939, Texaco became one of the first oil companies to introduce a "Registered Rest Room" program to ensure that restroom facilities at all Texaco stations nationwide maintained a standard level of cleanliness to the motoring public.

In 2002 Chevron Corporation merged with Texaco and Shell and in 2004, Chevron regained non-exclusive rights to the Texaco brand name.

Source: wikipedia.org

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