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Mobil Oil / Maruzen Oil Co. of Kobe 1930’s Japanese Porcelain Sign Good

$1,200.00
In stock
SKU
65157
This is a single sided porcelain advertising sign. The company would supply the garage or dealership with this type of advertising. Typically these pieces are damaged as they were heavily used. Many collectors have a space in their home or garage where they display these types of pieces. Rec rooms are a great place to hang these signs. Some collectors specialize in a certain brand or category such as gas & oil pieces.

Why purchase this 1930's Japanese Mobil Oil / Maruzen Oil Co. of Kobe Porcelain Sign?

This porcelain sign from Maruzen Oil Co. is perfect for any automobile themed collection. The company sent signs like this one to dealerships and garages to advertise their oil. This one comes from Japan and has writing in both English and Japanese. It was made by Mobil Oil Co. Made of porcelain, the sign measures 18" and weighs roughly five pounds. It was found in the area of China that was occupied by Japan and was likely used there. Between heavy usage and the fighting of World War II, signs like this one are seldom found in this condition. This piece comes with a certificate of authenticity.

Japan occupied China from 1937-1945. During that period, it committed several atrocities against the Chinese people. This sign provides a connection to this troublesome time in Chinese history.

Don't miss your chance to own this 1930's Porcelain Japanese Mobil Oil / Maruzen Oil Co. of Kobe Sign.

Product Details
Grade Good
Grading Service Uncertified
Dimensions 18
Weight (Approx) 5 lbs
Vintage Condition Good
Vintage Country Japan
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