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1st October 2014
Bi-monthly update to site

Top Page Image
The image showing on each site page for this period is of a late 1950's scene at the Shell ICA New Brighton Service Station, New Zealand

Home Page
Short articles on the Manor Road Garage and a Power Petroleum 2 gallon petrol can design

Major Site Updates
The following major site updates have been completed which now concludes this aspect of improving Vintage Garage.

The Garage Advertising section has been completely updated and improved with the addition of 15 new pages and over 500 new images plus additional descriptive information. All old images have either been replaced with better and larger examples to suit the subject matter, or have been discontinued. Examples of advertising from the more well known petrol and oil companies can now be viewed on individual pages making it more convenient for those with slower computers, and also more convenient for the addition of new material. Other pages have been revised and re titled and it will be necessary for new bookmarks to be made to reflect these changes which can be seen in the new index for this section. Within this section the pages for Other Forecourt Advertising Signage and Cycle and Motor Company Signage now only contain examples of signage that are of a higher quality, and in some cases, represent some unique examples.

The petrol pump globe section has been completely updated with approximately 200 new larger images and on some pages further descriptive information is given. An additional petrol pump globe site page plus other globe examples have also been added and they are listed below in the general site updates section.

The Garage Equipment section that looks at advertising for petrol pump companies etc has been moved and can now be found under the Media Advertising section as Petrol Pumps, Towers, and Globes, and again new bookmarks will be need to be made.

General Site Updates
The following general updates have been completed

Garage Photographs
Additional images for the British Garages page under the Garage Photos section.
Gaspumpgary's Garage Photographs, five new period photographs from the 1925 to 1930 period

Petrol Pump Globes
A new page for Scotch petrol with a globe example, and a Power hand globe example for the Power Petroleum page. New globe examples have also been added to the Cleveland Petrols page.

Histories
National Benzole Co Ltd, update with new details of early petrol supplies and marketing arrangements.
General updates to the Power Petroleum page

Features
New feature for the Manor Road Garage at East Preston, West Sussex
Petrol Company Vehicles and People / new tanker images for Shell Aviation x 2, Munster Simms, and Union Oil Co of Canada
Gaspumpgary Globe Collection / four new Cleveland globe examples
Dave Howell Focus on New Zealand, additional colour photographs of Shell garages in New Zealand

2 Gallon Petrol Cans
2 Gallon Petrol Can Index A to D
New image for Brittol 2 gallon petrol can
2 Gallon Petrol Can Index E to P
Several new images for National Benzole Co Ltd including an example of an upside down NBC Ltd 2 gallon can


1st August 2014
Bi-monthly update to site

Please see the interim updates carried out on the 16th June and 1st July 2014 for other recent site updates in addition to those detailed below

Top Page Image
The image showing on each site page for this period is of the St James Fina Service Station, Northampton in the late 1950's.

Home Page
Short articles on Carter Carburetors and Shell for Morris Cars running board cans

Major updates

Major updating to image content of the following has been completed.
2 Gallon Petrol Cans - all pages
Garage advertising - Motor Oil Pourers, Motor Oil Racks, Motor Oil Cabinets / Dispensers

Other updates

Features
New Beaulieu Autojumbles feature
Updates to all other features with either larger images or additional information

2 Gallon Cans A - D
Update to the Atlantic Motor Spirit page with new images

2 Gallon Cans Q - Z
Update to the Shell Motor Spirit page with new images for Shell for Morris Cars 2 gallon petrol can and the last ever Shell Motor Spirit 2 gallon can with 6 shillings deposit

New site
Work is continuing on the new Vintage Garage site which is currently planned for delivery in the Autumn


1st July 2014
Interim update to site
Media Advertising
The following media advertisement pages have been updated with supersized images (750px wide)

Land Speed Record Media Advertisements
Water Speed Record Media Advertisements
Air Speed Record Media Advertisements
Joseph Kaye & Sons Ltd Media Advertisements
American Tire Advertisements

16th June 2014

Interim update to site
Media Advertising
The following media advertisement pages have been updated with supersized images (750px wide)

Petrol and Oil Companies
Anglo - American Oil Company
At 'War' with Pratt's Motor Spirit
British Petroleum Co Ltd
Castrol - C.C.Wakefield Co
Edward Joy & Son (Filtrate)
End of Pooled Petrol Regulations
Matthew Wells & Co Ltd
National Benzole Co Ltd
Price's Patent Candle Co Ltd
Redline - Glico Ltd
Shell Company
Sternol Ltd
Vacuum Oil Co Ltd
W. B. Dick & Co Ltd

Sparking Plug Companies
Champion Spark Plug Co Ltd
KLG Sparking Plugs Ltd
Lodge Bros
Sphinx Manufacturing Co (AC Sphinx)
Other Sparking Plug Companies

Other Media Advertisements
Gamages A. W.
Joseph Lucas Ltd
C. A. Vandervell & Co Ltd (CAV)
Rotax Motor Accessories Co Ltd


1st June 2014

Bi-monthly update to site

Home page
Short article on a Redline Promotional Jigsaw and introduction to new Route 66 Feature

Top Page Image
The image showing on each site page for this period is of the Tollgate Garage at Gravesend in Kent - seen in the 1950's with its National Benzole Mixture petrol pumps

Technical Updates
To meet the demands of site visitors plans are under way to make the site multi-device friendly so that it can be easily accessed from all forms of mobile and desk top devices. A new site is currently being built to deliver this functionality but this will take some time before the work is completed.

Histories
Extensive updates to all 24 company histories with additional content and additional new images to many pages.

Garage Photos
Extensive super sizing of all images has taken place with minimum size of 600 pixels wide but with the majority now 800 pixels wide.

Many additional images have been added to the British Vintage Garage photos page.

The Gaspumpgary Garage photographs page has been redesigned with supersized images.

Many additional large images have been added to the Beaulieu and Beamish pages.

Features
New large feature with over 100 photographs of Peter Hollingworth's 2014 trip down part of the famous US Route 66 taking in Gas Station heritage along the way.

Wade Kidwell's South African Collection
Addition of several very desirable enamel advertising signs for Zenith Motor Spirit/Texaco and for Ford

Stan Earle's Artistic 2 Gallon Petrol Can Collection
Addition images of Stan's latest cans

John Kluge Collection
Additional images of petrol pump globes

John Rahier Collection
Additional oil tin images, Shell globe, Gargoyle Mobiloil wooden crate etc

Pictorial Documents
Additional petrol and oil company documents plus additional private company documents

Petrol Pumps
New entry for a Belgian Fina petrol pump with original early Fina Super petrol pump globe

Petrol Pump Globes
This section of the site has had extensive reworking with additional secondary images and extra detail on many brands.

New entry for BP box petrol pump globe by Chance Bros showing design without apostrophes.

New entry for the early style Fina Super petrol pump globe

Petrol Cans in General
This section of the site has had extensive reworking with many additional secondary images and extra detail on many brands.

Petrol Cans A to D
New category for Brittol 2 gallon cans
Bowleys Motor Spirit new entry for a 1906 1 inch neck can

Petrol Cans E to P
New category for Glyder 2 gallon cans

Petrol Cans Q to Z
New photographs in original paintwork of 2 coloured Shell Motor Spirit Can for blended motor spirit dating to 1909

New entry for a Shell Motor Spirit Racing can with transfered sides

New category for War Department cans


1st April 2014

Bi-monthly update to site

Technical Updates
Site wide technical improvements have been made which may require you to refresh your browser. There will not be any real noticable changes for the site visitor but if any malfunctions are noticed would you please let us know

Top Page Image
The image showing on each site page for this period is of an American Filling Station in the 1920's. The name on the sign says "The Bartles-Maguire Oil Co". This company built a series of filling stations in the United States in the English mock Tudor style such as this example. A larger image can be seen in the Garage Photos section

New main menu link
Garage Equipment - a new site section building up a data base of companies and their products associated with the vintage garage. As a new section this is currently work in progress. Available through the main menu links

Features
New feature Chris Hawkins Restoration of a Gilbarco Petrol Pump

Updated Features
Features / John Kluge Collection Six additional petrol pump globes from the US and Britain and various petrol and oil company cap badges

Feaures / Peter Nixon Petrol Pump Collection
The pages for this feature have been moved, please refresh browser and any bookmarks if you experience access problems

Petrol Pumps
New listing for a Gilbarco Petrol Pump Model No S 297 R - 53

Histories
Additional image to Power Petroleum

Garage Advertising
Signage - Motor Spirit Companies UK, additional images for Power Petrol

Petrol Cans / Q to Z
Updated page for Shell Motor Spirit


1st February 2014

Bi-monthly update to site

Top Page Image
The image showing on each site page for this period is of a pre war night scene at the M L Curtis Ltd service station at Eaton Road, Enfield. The brands on sale included National Benzole Mixture, Dominion Motor Spirit and Redline Motor Spirit

Petrol Cans / A to D
Additional images for Atlantic (Motor Oil)
Additional images for Bluebird Motor Oil

Petrol Cans / E to P
Additional images for Motor Spirit (Vacuum Oil Co of South Africa)
Additional image for Pegasus Motor Spirit

Petrol Cans / Q to Z
Additional images for Shell Motor Spirit
Additional images for Texaco
Additional Images for the Vacuum Oil Company (Motor Spirit)
Additional images for Zenith Motor Spirit

Advertising / Motor Oil Tins
New images for Ambrosia Motor Oil and Big Tree Separator Oil both brands from New Zealand, a Sternol cat tin found in South Africa and an English 1920's Castrol Motor Oil tin variation

Garage Photos / World Garage Photographs
Various new images for the UK, and Australia and New Zealand sections

Features
New Features
Dave Howell and the vacuum Oil Company

Updated Features
Petrol Company Vehicles and People, new images


1st December 2013
Background Technical Changes
Background technical changes have been made to many sections of this site and if any problems are experienced we would welcome feedback

Bi-monthly update to home page
Article on Belgium Wall Advertisements
Details of new features for the Peter Nixon Petrol Pump Collection and the Dave Howell (NZ) Shell Collection

Top Page Image
The image showing on each site page for this period is of the preserved BP Garage at the Brooklands race track in Surrey which was taken in 2013. The second image shows the garage as it was in 1928 with famous racing driver Mr Kaye-Don filling up at the BP Motor Spirit petrol pump which is also preserved inside the original building

Features
New Features
1)  Peter Hollingworth's Petrol Pump Collection
2) Dave Howell Collection looking of New Zealand and Australian Shell company oil tins

Updated Features
1) John Kluge Collection
2) Petrol Company Vehicles and People
Additional images
Background technical improvements
3) World Oil Racks
Additional images from New Zealand Esso and Big Tree
Background technical improvements

Petrol Cans / A to D
New images for BOC 2 Gallon Petrol Can

Pump Globes
New images for;
Texaco Motor Oils and Gasoline
VIP Premium
BP Ethyl
EP Petrol
Metro

Petrol Pumps
Updated photographs for the Shell Bowser coin operated pump
12 new petrol pump pages for the following makes of petrol pumps;
Avery Hardoll
Beckmeter
Gilbarco
Wayne

Garage Photos
New images for Southwell, Notts
Various from New Zealand
Background technical improvements

Garage Advertising / Motor Spirit Advertising Signs
Additional images
Power 3 Commercial
R.O.P.
Esso Guaranteed Petrols and Essolube
Background technical improvements

Garage Advertising / World Motor Spirit Advertising Signs
Additional images for Shell and Shell Red Can
Background technical improvements

Garage Advertising / Motor Oil Advertising Signs
Additional images
Esso Guaranteed Petrols and Essolube
Tecalemit Lubrication by Shell
Speedolene Motor Oil
Vigzol Motor Oil
Background technical improvements

Garage Advertising / World Motor Oil Advertising Signs
Additional images for Shell
Background technical improvements

Garage Advertising / Oil Cabinets and Dispensers
Additional image for an early Castrol single pump dispenser
Background technical improvements

Garage Advertising / Motor Oil Tins Etc
Additional images for Redline - Glico, Mileage Motor Oil and others from New Zealand and Europe
Background technical improvements

Garage Advertising / Oil Racks
New image for an Australian Esso upper cylinder lubricant rack
Background technical improvements

Garage Advertising / Oil Pourers
Background technical improvements

Garage Advertising / General Signage
Additional Motor Company images
Background technical improvements
1st October 2013
Bi-monthly update to home page

Top Page Image
The image showing on each site page for this period was taken in New Zealandcirca 1920's and shows 2 trucks of new Michelin Tyres.

Histories
New history for Rix Petroleum Ltd

Features
Danny Howell Collection - New feature looking at vintage photographs from New Zealand focusing on Service Stations and petrol company vehicles.

Dews Motor Group - New feature on this early pioneering retail motor company.

John Rahier Collection - Update with additional photographs

Petrol Cans / A to D
British Petroleum, additional photograph of standard can variation

Pump Globes
Additional image for an early Power Petrol globe


22nd August 2013
Features /Tim Clark 2 Gallon Can Collection
Addition of a SOCONY PETROl 2 Gallon Can

Petrol Cans / Q to Z
New classification for Socony Petrol
History update for Technicol Motor Spirit together with new photographs

Petrol Cans / A to D
New image for Dominion Motor Spirit
Additional image for Bluebird Motor Oil
New classification for Caltex Petrol


1st August 2013
Bi-monthly update to home page

Top Page Image
The image showing on each site page for this period is of the Albert Brittain garage that was situated at Kings Cross, London

Petrol Pumps
New images for the following pumps;
Gilbert & Barker in a Pratts Livery
Vickers in a Shell Livery
Early Hammond Visible
Tokheim
Humble Mobilgas
Satam Gasoline

Garage Photos / World Garage Photographs
New images including the preserved Shell, Pratts and BP garages at the Brooklands Museum

Pump Globes
Updates to Pratts and ROP Petrol Pump Globes

Garage Advertising
Update to the World Motor Spirit signage

Features /John Rahier Collection
A new feature on John Rahier of Belgium with images of his colourful tin and sign collection.

Features / Artistic 2 Gallon Petrol Can Collection
Further short update to Stan Earles' artistic petrol can collection

Features / Gaspumpgary Globes Collection
Additional Pratts Ethyl and ROP Extra petrol pump globes

Features /Anthony Hole - Motor and Cycle Engineer
New additional photograph for Anthony Hole Petrol Delivery Round.

Features /Petrol Company Vehicles and People
New image for a Shell - BP Refuelling Tender and additional photograph for Anthony Hole Petrol Delivery Round.


1st June 2013
Bi-monthly update to home page

Top Page Image
The image showing on each site page for this period is of an unknown 1920's Filling Station

Home Page
Request by the BBC Inside Out program for assistance in making a new regional feature on vintage motoring.

Garage Photos / World Garage Photographs
New 1920's photo of the North London Garage
New 1920's photo of an unknown Filling Station

Garage Photos / Film Footage (new category)
Rose's Garage, Haddington
Haddington Motor Eng Co

Pump Globes / Cities Service Oil Co Ltd
New listing with Koolmotor petrol pump globe and period adverts

Pump Globes / Shell Company
2 new photographs of a French Super Shell globe and a rare round Super Shell globe in white and red

Features / Artistic 2 Gallon Petrol Can Collection
Large update to Stan Earles' artistic petrol can collection with over 150 new petrol can images.

Features / Gaspumpgary Globes Collection
Additional Fina petrol pump globe
Ditto / Pump Globes / Fina

Features / Gaspumpgary Petrol Pump Collection
Additional Butler and National petrol pumps
Ditto / Petrol Pumps

Features / Wade Kidwell's South African Collection
Additional rare BP Oil Rack
Ditto Features / World Oil Racks
Ditto Garage Advertising / Oil Racks

Features / John Kluge's Collection
Update to page to include 6 new petrol pump globe photographs

Histories
Update to British Petroleum Company to add a short video clip of a 1950's BP Service Station


1st April 2013
Bi-monthly update to home page

The Texaco tanker top image photograph is courtesy of the Bill Richardson Truck Museum of New Zealand

2 Gallon Petrol Cans E to P
Update to Mex Motor Spirit page to include additional history

Features
New feature on pictorial share certificates, invoices and letterheads

Features/Petrol Company Vehicles and People
New Texaco and Esso vehicle images

Features Gaspumpgary Globes Collection
Additional Pratts High Test post globe

Histories
Updates to;
Bowring Petroleum Co Ltd (additional images)

Dunlop Pneumatic Tyre Company (additional images)

Media Advertising
Update to;
Redline-Glico (additional images)

Petrol Pumps
New Avery Hardoll Shell petrol pump from New Zealand

Garage Advertising
Updates to;
Motor Spirit UK (additional images for Orbit Petrol and Power Petrol)

Motor Oil UK (additional images for Castrol)

General Signs (additional images for Tynyt and Dunlop)


1st February 2013
Bi-monthly update to home page

Histories
Update of all histories to provide more information and better imaging

New history for Isherwood's Petrol Co Ltd

Features/Petrol Company Vehicles and People
Early photograph of an Anglo-American Oil Co Ltd horse drawn tanker

Pump Globes
New category for Aero Super

Garage Advertising/Motor Oil Companies - World
Shell Motor Oil South African enamel sign


12 December 2012
General
Technical site update to improve functionality plus new look header and main menu

Garage Advertising / Motor Oil Tins
New photographs for Castrol Motor Oil

Petrol Pumps
New photographs for Avery Hardoll CH1 Petrol Pump in 'Pooled' petrol livery
3rd December 2012
Links Page
New links for
Bas de Voogd European Fuel Cans
Fisogni Museum of the Petrol Station

2 Gallon Petrol Cans
New photographs for
A.P.L.; Esso (Esso Ethyl Dutch version); and Mex Motor Spirit (Shell-Mex)
1st December 2012
Bi - Monthly update to home page
Article on 'Miss Ethyl' the Anglo-Amercan Oil Company Aeroplane

Features
Update to Petrol Company Vehicles
Update to Gaspumpgary's Globe Collection
Update to World Oil Racks
Further update to Wade Kidwell's South African Petroliana Collection

World Garage Photographs
Various new photographs on show

Petrol Pump Globes
New listing for Sinclair Oils

Garage Advertising / Motor Oil Companies - UK
addition of
Exol Motor Oil enamel sign
Make the Chart your Guide Vacuum Oil Company

Garage Advertising / Motor Spirit Companies - UK
addition of Shell-Mex 1/4 enamel sign

Garage Advertising / General Signage / Spark Plugs
addition of Drive With Sphinx Plugs

13th November 2012
Features
Update to Wade Kidwell's South African Petroliana Collection

2 Gallon Petrol Cans
New listing E to P / Mercedes - Daimler Can

Garage Advertising / General Signage
Cycle and Motorcycle Companies / Matchless Dealer Sign
Motor Companies / Humber Cars
1st October 2012
Bi - Monthly update to home page
Article on pre war petrol pump and oil fountain suppliers

Petrol Pumps
Additional Avery Hardoll models
16 August 2012
2 Gallon Petrol Cans A to D
A new listing for Autoline Petrol Cans
5 August 2012
Update to home page
Introducing new feature on Oborn's Townsend Garage, Beer in East Devon

Update to the article on Chance Brothers Petrol Pump Globes to include new petrol pump globe images
1 August 2012
Monthly update to home page
Article on Chance Brothers Petrol Pump Globes
16 July 2012
Features
Petrol Company Vehicles and People / new NBC images etc.

Garage Advertising
Motor Oil Signs - Wellsaline Signs
Motor Spirit Signs - Blue Star Petrol / National Benzole Mixture
General Signs / Tyres - Avon Tyres, Dunlop Tyres, Pirelli Tyres
General Signs / Other Signs - Carnu Car Polish

2 Gallon Petrol Cans A to D
Blaydon Benzole Mixture

2 Gallon Petrol Cans Q to Z
Uganda Medical Services

Features
Tim Clark's 2 Gallon Can Collection
1 July 2012
Monthly update to home page
Feature on British Petroleum and the 'pursuit of speed'

Garage Photos - new images for River Thames floating filling station and a BP garage in the 1920's
Features / Company Vehicles - new images for Pratts, BP, Steveco

1 June 2012
Monthly update to home page
Short feature on an Esso Refinery
1 May 2012
Monthly update to home page
Short quiz on company mascots etc

Garage Advertising / General Signs / Tyres - India, Goodrich, and John Bull
Garage Advertising / General Signs / Motor Companies - Humber
Garage Advertising / Motor Spirit UK - Dominion and Fina
Petrol Pump Globes - Pratts and Regent
Petrol Pumps - Vickers Shell Petrol Pump

1 April 2012
Monthly update to home page
Short feature on C.C. Wakefield Ltd's Castrol tin branding

Printed Advertising/American Tire and Oil Advertisements
New page of paper advertisements for the period 1905 to 1915


1 March 2012
Monthly update to home page
Short feature on the Regent Oil Company's "Wild West" advertising campaign of 1967

Garage Photographs/Gaspumpgary Collection
New page of interesting garage images

Petrol Pumps
3 Australian petrol pumps added, Shell Vickers Petrol Pump, Dominion Mechanical Supplies Ltd 5 Gallon Visible Petrol Pump in a Plume livery, and a Stockman Petrol Storage Systems Visible Petrol Pump.

Garage Advertising/Oil racks
New Mobiloil Artic Rack
13 February 2012
Petrol Pumps
2 Australian petrol pumps added, the Gilbarco Salesmaker in an AMOCO livery and a Gilbert & Barker Visible 6 Gallon Pyramid petrol pump in an ALBA livery

9 February 2012
Garage Photographs/World Garages
New UK garage images

Features / Petrol Company Vehicles
New tanker images for the Power Petroleum company

1 February 2012
Monthly update to home page
Short feature on Power Petroleums "Power Topics" staff magazine.

Features
New feature on Power Topics of the Power Petroleum Co Ltd

27 January 2012
2 Gallon Petrol Cans Q to Z
New listing for Zenith Motor Spirit

Printed Advertising
Continuing update to provide larger images of period advertising to the Tyres section
9 January 2012
Monthly update to home page
New history for S. Smith and Sons (Motor Accessories) Ltd

Petrol Pumps
New Gilbert & Barker T-281-10 Skeleton Petrol Pump
4 January 2012
Features / Petrol Company vehicles
Updated feature with additional images

Feature / Laura's Collection Of Advertising and Travel Posters
Addition advertising images for Pratts, Redline and Mobiloil

Petrol Pumps
Additional Wayne AS70 Petrol Pump from Australia
1 January 2012
Monthly update to home page

29 December 2011
Garage Advertising/General Signage/Tyre Companies
Goodyear Tyres Australian enamel sign

Garage Advertising/Motor OIl Tins Etc
Additional non British Oil Tins

World Garage Photographs
New photograph of garage at Well Street, Buckingham
Addition of titling to photographs of UK Garages

Garage Advertising / Dispensers
Addition of Castrol triple oil dispenser with 1966 retail price list
22 December 2011
Feature on Laura's Posters
Additional Pratts and Mobiloil posters
9 December 2011
Printed Advertising
Updates to Petrol and Oil section to include many larger images for improved viewing, and additional images to Redline - Glico Ltd
2 December 2011
Monthly update to home page

4 November 2011
FAQ Fequently Asked Questions
Update to include answer to What is Ethyl Petrol?

Printed Advertising
Castrol - C.C. Wakefield Co Ltd, new images plus larger images of existing examples
3 November 2011
Features
New feature on David Martin Limited a Ford Dealership Garage
31 October 2011
Home Page
End of month update to the home page

2 Gallon Petrol Cans / E to P
New page for Purfina
New page for Eckrol

2 Gallon Petrol Cans / Q to Z
Update to Shell Motor Spirit
15 October 2011
2 Gallon Petrol Cans / E to P
New page for the General Petroleum Co Ltd
14 October 2011
Garage Photos / World Garage Photographs
New images of the Shell Petrol Station at Merriotsford, Somerset

Garage Advertising / Motor Oil UK
Art deco Bluecol Anti-Freeze showcard photograph

Garage Advertising / Motor Oil World
Veedol Motor Oil photograph

Globes / Aladdin Paraffin
New globe photographs
5 October 2011
Frequently Asked Questions
Continuing update to this page
3 October 2011
Home Page
End of month update to the home page to include new history link relating to Shell and General Petroleum Co Ltd / British Petroleum Co Ltd
30 September 2011
2 Gallon Petrol Cans A to D
Big Tree Motor Spirit new photographs

Frequently Asked Questions
Update to this page with first range of commonly asked questions
29 September 2011
Histories
New history on the Bowring Petroleum Co Ltd
Updates to the Shell Company and British Petroleum histories
28 September 2011
2 Gallon Petrol Cans Q to Z
Shell Motor Spirit, important historical update with additional 1907 2 gallon petrol can and 1907 period advertisement

2 Gallon Petrol Cans A to D
Bowley's Motor Spirit, history update with period advertisement

2 Printed Advertising
The Shell Company, additional 1907, 1953 and 1963 advertisements

27 September 2011
Garage Photos
Gaspumpgary Collection, 3 new photographs, 2 of Clovelly Cross Filling Station Devon, and a 1939 Pooled Petrol photograph

Petrol Pump Globes
Fina Super Plus Petrol Pump Globe with raised lettering

Garage Advertising
Motor Oil Signage UK, 1910 design Wakefield Castrol enamel sign

2 Gallon Petrol Cans A to D
Abco Motor Spirit new photograph
Citex Spirit new photograph
Corys' Motor Spirit new photograph

2 Gallon Petrol Cans Q to Z
Roys Oil Can new photograph

22 September 2011
Features
Feature on Air Speed Advertisements

Garage Advertising
Motor Spirit Signage UK, additional National Benzole Co signage
Motor Oil Tins, new ROP Motor Oil tin photographs
20 September 2011
Garage Advertising
Update to Motor Oil Signs (Castrol)
Update to Motor Spirit Signs (Bowley's Motor Spirit)
Update to General Signs (Exide Batteries)

Features
Feature on Water Speed Advertisements
Additional images in the Land Speed Record Advertisements feature
17 September 2011
Petrol Pump Globes
Additional Mobilgas petrol pump globe

Garage Advertising
Additional motor oil pourers
Additional Oil Dispensers/Cabinets

Features
A report on the September 2011 Beaulieu International Autojumble

7 September 2011
A major update of the site has begun which will include an entire site re design, standardisation of main image processing with improved functionality, and backend improvements to enable a faster expansion of Vintage Garage. These site improvents will continue over the next six months or so.

Features
Two new features have been added, Artistic 2 Gallon Petrol Cans, and Land Speed Record Advertisements.

Petrol Pumps
There are new additions to this section including additional photographs of many of the pumps already on show.

Petrol Pump Globes
Additional globes have been added to the ROP (Russian Oil Products) and Regent Petrol pages.

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