Tank Tags

Tank Tags are a part of the Petroliana category of collecting.


Porcelain or aluminum tags were to be attached to Gasoline and oil storage tanks and/or pumps. Many became station key holders for office and restrooms.

Most date from the 1940s through the 1970s.


Quick Quarter Mile


This Quick Quarter Mile Horsepower Calculator is a great example of ephemera from the age of race car tuning before every single thing was taken over by on-board electronics and computers.

A mechanic/driver could learn a lot from a run down the pavement and this little cardboard dial.

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