Union Oil Company

Union Oil Company of California sign, Union 76 7600 Outboard Fuel Gasoline porcelain pump plate

p4A ItemID D9828782
Union Oil Company of California sign, Union 76 Outboard Fuel Gasoline porcelain pump plate

p4A ItemID D9828781
Union 76 Gasoline sign, Union Oil Company of California, porcelain pump plate

p4A ItemID D9828773
Union 76 gas station sign, The Union Oil Company of California, porcelain enamel with 76 logo

p4A ItemID D9826931

The Union Oil Company of California

The Union Oil Company of California was founded in 1890 in Santa Paula, California by Lyman Stewart. The distinctive 76 brand ball icon originated circa 1932 with the companies Spirit of 76 ad campaign promoting Union Oil’s 76 octane fuel. The orange globe first appeared shortly after WWII with the more familiar version being launched in 1962.


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