The Kendall Refining Company was founded in 1881 in Bradford, PA, to refine local grade crude oil into kerosene, lubricants and greases….. The Kendall brand has introduced a number of significant industry firsts, including the first oil designated for winter use, and the first prepackaged and factory sealed one-quart oil can….. The Bradford refinery that became known as the Kendall Refinery was built in 1881 on a 4 1/2 acre site along Kendall Creek….. This plant was very small and suffered through bankruptcy, three sales and fire over the next several decades… Otto Koch, a successful Bradford mortician and businessman, was a major Penn Lubricating Co. Shareholder, and he was elected Secretary-Treasure of Penn Lubricating and appointed General Manager of the Kendall Refinery in 1906….. Penn Lubricating was reorganized in 1913 and given the new name, Kendall Refining Co……. Koch acquired Kendalls first producing property in 1917 and increased the firms producing holdings in the Bradford Field dramatically in the early 1920s…… At a time when automobile oil changes were made every 500 miles, the familiar Kendall logo illustrating a folded right hand with two fingers extended was a graphic reference to Kendalls revolutionary 2,000 mile oil….. Check out what we have here folks…. This piece here is a sweet find from the 1950’s….. It has all the normal signs of age…. Its a bit beat up and has a few scratches as well as dings, however the colors are bright and the sweet, sweet advertising is all there…. All the items we have for sale are described as accurately as possible and to the best of our ability…. Thanks so much for visiting Finds From The Road we hope you find what your looking for…… The item “VINTAGE DRIVE WITH KENDALL MOTOR OIL SERVICE GAS STATION SIGN ADVERTISING HUGE” is in sale since Tuesday, September 19, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Advertising\Gas & Oil\Merchandise & Memorabilia\Signs”. The seller is “themanwiththedeals” and is located in Crossville, Tennessee. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Type of Advertising: Sign
- Brand: Kendall
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Color: Red