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Title Pencil holder advertising Gulf Oil; Kostelecky Bros. Garage and Repair Shop, 216-218 Bloomfield St., Hoboken, N.J, no date, ca. 1955-1965.
Object Name Pencil
Catalog Number 2004.054.0012
Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Gift of the Kostelecky Family.
Description Pencil holder advertising Gulf Oil; Kostelecky Bros. Garage and Repair Shop, 216-218 Bloomfield St., Hoboken, N.J, no date, ca. 1955-1965. Molded plastic tubular sleeve, two-piece, with eraser end and inserted stub pencil, 3-5/8" long x 1/2" diameter. Cream colored body with blue ring at eraser end; blue plastic insert for holding pencil (2-5/8" long; probably a golf style pencil). Printed logo of Gulf Oil with printed text in blue for the business name.

Near eraser: Pat. Pending. Phone number for the garage: HOboken 3-1709. Typical use of this item would be for customers to sign a charge slip when using a Gulf Oil company issued gas [credit] card which were coming into common use in this period.
Date 1955-1970
Year Range from 1955.0
Year Range to 1970.0
Search Terms Kostelecky Brothers
216 Bloomfield St.
218 Bloomfield St.
Caption garage name
Imagefile 030\20040540012.JPG
Classification Business & Commerce
Retail
Automobiles
Gas Stations