From the reference box #32


From the reference box #32 - a Shell 'Signs of Welcome' tag. I'm not sure where these tags would have been found; maybe in hotels or at service stations, but I'm guessing it originated in the UK during the 60's.

It gives a list of European countries selling Shell Gasoline & Motor Oil and provides the brand name in each of those regions, "many miles from home, you will never be far from a Shell Service Station".

I like it for the little car graphic and the lovely big, rounded corners!

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Comments:

Sell! Sell!

01 Jan 2009 02:33 PM

Nice. Reading it, I wonder if they were given to people travelling on ferries over to Europe or something?

Top Bird @ Wee Birdy

01 Jan 2009 07:26 PM

Nice find! I love the retro graphics, too! xx

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