FOR SALE ☞ 1940s Winston Churchill Oil and Gas Advertising Thermometer in Original Frame
DESCRIPTION ☞ A very rare piece of 1940`s Canadian Oil and Gas advertising. This handsome little thermometer features a portrait of Sir Winston Churchill with his quote "Never before has so much been owed to so few" in its original gold colored frame. Beneath the portrait says Oughton Brothers Dependable Petroleum Products Box 81 Calgary. The rear of photo is cardboard with a string attached for hanging.
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT ☞ Approx: Width 7 inches Height 9 Inches
CONDITION ☞ This portrait of Churchill with thermometer is in good condition. The frame and front glass show no signs of wear, chips or cracks. The thermometer is working. However, on the sides of the gold where the advertising is present, some signs of slight rising of the paper has occurred do due to age. Please see photos. Color may differ slightly in real life from how it appears on your screen due to varying monitor settings. Have a question about this item or want to see more photos? Send us a message & we’ll get back to you ASAP!
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