This is a painted 1939 RPM Motor Oil with Disney’s Mickey Mouse Tin Advertising sign. 1939 MADE IN U. It measures 24″ Diameter” They were used in the following marketing areas…… Where Disney is based…. Where Standard Oil Company of California is based. They were used for a very short period of time. All of these are pretty rare. The Pinnochio is one of the rarest, there are two different Mickey Mouse ones…. And there was a Jiminy Cricket one…. And an earlier Donald Duck one before Disney sent Donald back to the drawing board for a face lift. Standard obtained a license to use the Disney Characters back in late 1938 and used them in several high profile media efforts between 1939 through 1946. This info coming from a Disney Archive person in Burbank. The signs were used on Taxi Cabs for a few years until WWII when all metals used in Advertising stopped due to the metal demand for the war effort. The item “RARE VINTAGE RPM MOTOR OIL MICKEY MOUSE SIGN GAS STATION” is in sale since Saturday, December 28, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Advertising\Gas & Oil\Merchandise & Memorabilia\Signs”. The seller is “kidcash7″ and is located in Kemp, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Brand: RPM Standard
- Featured Refinements: Vintage Gas Station Sign
- Type of Advertising: Sign
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Color: Multi-color