1936 Gulf Refining Co. Vintage Ad | Drive-In Service


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This 1936 vintage ad for Gulf Refining Company has a full color art illustration of a couple driving up to a “drive-in” Gulf station and the headline, “Henry! You’re driving up on the sidewalk!”.

Year Published: 1936
Approximate overall size – inches: 11 x 14
Grade: Excellent

“‘Henry! You’re driving up on the sidewalk!’ Such startled comments were frequently heard in Pittsburgh one morning in December, 1913.
For on that day, Gulf opened the first company ‘drive-in’ service station in the world.”

This is a 84 yr. old original vintage ad removed from a 1936 publication and is not a reproduction of any kind.

Wikipedia on Gulf Oil