Union Oil Company

Union Oil Company of California sign, Union Gasoline Speed & Power, 2-sided porcelain die-cut sign

p4A ItemID D9828783
Union 76 Royal Gasoline sign, Union Oil Company of California, porcelain pump plate

p4A ItemID D9828775
Union 76 Los Angeles Refinery, patrolman badge, The Union Oil Company of California

p4A ItemID D9828761
Union 76 Oceanside gas station thermometer, Lifetime Warranty Mufflers and Pipes, muffler shape

p4A ItemID D9828053

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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