Sinclair Refining Company.
Title Sinclair Gasoline. How One Gallon Could Hoist Them!
Book Condition Collectible: Good
Publisher New York: Sinclair Refining Company, 1934
Seller ID QES1012-2
Brochure. 8 3/4 x 4 inches. Opens to 8 3/4 x 28 inches, 7 panels each side. Printed in black and red, each panel with a lithographic illustration; text clean, unmarked, shelf wear, edges rubbed, two folds opened about 4 inches, minor soiling. Good. Advertising brochure promoting the benefits of the new Sinclair H-C gasoline. Three panels discuss the refining and use of Sinclair oils. The remaining panels are devoted to explaining how many feet off the ground a single gallon of new H-C Gasoline could lift various gargantuan objects, including the George Washington Bridge, the Statue of Liberty, the Sphynx, and the Boulder Dam. The Empire State Building, the world's tallest structure at the time, weighs 339,360 tons. One gallon of H-C Gasoline could hoist it 1 3/4 inches. Each panel includes a drawing of these objects being hoisted.
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