Authentic and Original and has been in my collection for over 20 years. Oldsmobile Rocket 88 1950s Double Sided Porcelain Die Cut Petroliana Advertising Auto Dealer Sign Space Age Super Rare Roadside Americana Super Rare Oldsmobile Double-sided Porcelain Rocket Sign, the one that hung under the regular Oldsmobile sign to advertise the auto makers Rocket engines.
Incredibly hard to find piece of Petroliana in fantastic 100% original condition. Here is your chance to cut to the chase and win the race to acquire one of the most sought after "Holy Grail" pieces that only the most serious of gear heads of the Petroliana collecting world want in their garage to compliment their 4 wheeled treasures. Measuring 10 inches by 60 inches Rocket-shaped with excellent color and gloss. Org/wiki/Oldsmobile_V8_engine The Rocket V8 was the subject of many first and lasts in the automotive industry.It was the first mass-produced OHV V8, in 1949. Org/wiki/Rocket_88 The original version of the twelve-bar blues song was credited to Jackie Brenston (Ike Turner's saxophonist) and his Delta Cats, which hit number one on the R&B charts.  The band was actually 19-year-old Ike Turner and his Kings of Rhythm band, who rehearsed at the Riverside Hotel in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Brenston sang the lead vocal and was credited with writing "Rocket 88". The song was a hymn of praise to the joys of the Oldsmobile "Rocket 88" automobile which had recently been introduced, and was based on the 1947 song "Cadillac Boogie" by Jimmy Liggins.  It was also preceded and influenced by Pete Johnson's "Rocket 88 Boogie" Parts 1 and 2, an instrumental, originally recorded for the Los Angeles-based Swing Time Records label in 1949. The item "Oldsmobile Rocket 88 1950s Double Sided Porcelain Die Cut Petroliana Dealer Sign" is in sale since Monday, April 8, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Advertising\Gas & Oil\Merchandise & Memorabilia\Signs". The seller is "artstudiomgr" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.