1947 Union Oil Co. Vintage Ad | Gas Prices


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This 1947 vintage ad for Union Oil Co. of California has various illustrations and blurbs to compare gas prices to other products and to other cities around the world.

Year Published: 1947
Approximate overall size – inches: 10 x 14
Grade: Excellent

“But regular grade gasoline, exclusive of tax, will cost you just 2½¢ to 2¾¢ per lb. depending on where you live. Pound for pound, that makes gasoline just about the cheapest commodity in daily use in America.”

This is a 75 yr. old original vintage ad removed from a 1947 publication and is not a reproduction of any kind.

Wikipedia on Unocal Corporation