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INDIAN REFINING COMPANY –  ADDRESS AND MARKING OF PACKAGING (TO INCLUDE HAVOLINE PRODUCTS <1909)

 

GEORGETOWN, KENTUCKY ‘06-’08  }

CINCINNATI, OHIO ‘08-’11                   }

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK ‘11-’23}

LAWRENCEVILLE, ILLINOIS ‘23-’31  } (AS AN INDEPENDENT COMPANY)

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA  (NATIONAL SALES OFFICES, ONLY) ‘31-’43 (AS AN AFFILIATE OF THE TEXAS COMPANY)

 

NOTES:  1.  PRE-1910 “INDIAN” PACKAGING (NOT INCLUDING HAVOLINE PRODUCTS) DISPLAYED A LOGO CONSISTING

                    OF AN INDIAN HEAD WITH ARROWS AND FEATHERS; MOST 1910-(APPROXIMATELY) 1920 PACKAGING

                    (AGAIN, NOT INCLUDING HAVOLINE PRODUCTS) USED THE MORE FAMILIAR “ARROWHEAD” TRADEMARK

 

               2.  BASIC COLOR OF PACKAGING FOR “INDIAN” PRODUCTS FROM INCEPTION OF COMPANY THROUGH

                    (APPROXIMATELY) 1915 A DARK YELLOW

 

               3.  BASIC COLOR OF PACKAGING FOR “INDIAN” PRODUCTS FROM (APPROXIMATELY) 1915 THROUGH

                    (APPROXIMATELY) 1920 A BROWNISH-RED/"RUST" COLOR

 

                4.  ALL(?)  PACKAGED PRODUCTS BEGINNING (APPROXIMATELY) 1920 BRANDED “HAVOLINE”, WITH BASIC

                     COLOR OF PACKAGING DARK BLUE

 

 

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MARKING (TO INCLUDE MANUFACTURER) OF HAVOLINE PACKAGING THROUGH 1962

 

THE HAVEMEYER OIL COMPANY ‘04-’07(?)                                                          

HAVOLINE OIL COMPANY (WITH “WINGED” LOGO) ‘07(?)-‘14(?)  

“IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE” (INDIAN REFINING COMPANY)(WITH ORIGINAL “WINGED” HAVOLINE LOGO)  ‘14(?)-‘20(?)   

“IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE” (INDIAN REFINING COMPANY)(WITH RED/WHITE/BLUE “BALL”)  ‘20(?)-'22(?)

“THE POWER OIL” (INDIAN REFINING COMPANY) ‘22(?)-’29                                                       

“WAXFREE” (INDIAN REFINING COMPANY)(OLDER STYLE CONTAINERS(?)(INITIALLY)/ROUND 1-QUART AND 5-QUART

                       CANS) ‘29-’38                                                                                                        

“DISTILLED AND INSULATED” (INDIAN REFINING COMPANY) ‘38-’43

“DISTILLED AND INSULATED” (THE TEXAS COMPANY) ‘43-’44(?)

“KEEPS YOUR ENGINE CLEAN” (THE TEXAS COMPANY) ‘44(?)-‘46 

“NEW AND IMPROVED”/”KEEPS YOUR ENGINE CLEAN” (THE TEXAS COMPANY) ‘46-’50

“CUSTOM-MADE”/”KEEPS YOUR ENGINE CLEAN” (THE TEXAS COMPANY) ‘50-‘51(?)

“CUSTOM-MADE”/”HEAVY DUTY” (THE TEXAS COMPANY) ‘51(?)-‘52(?) 

“CUSTOM-MADE”/”EXCEEDS HEAVY DUTY REQUIREMENTS” (THE TEXAS COMPANY) ‘52(?)-’53

“ADVANCED CUSTOM-MADE” (THE TEXAS COMPANY) ‘53-‘59 

“ADVANCED CUSTOM-MADE SPECIAL 10W-30” (THE TEXAS COMPANY) ‘55-‘59 

“ADVANCED CUSTOM-MADE - A TEXACO PRODUCT” (TEXACO INC) ‘59-’62 

“ADVANCED CUSTOM-MADE - A TEXACO PRODUCT SPECIAL 10W-30” (TEXACO INC.) ‘59-’62

 

NOTES:  1.  “WINGED” HAVOLINE LOGO USED ON MOST HAVOLINE CONTAINERS AND PACKAGING UNTIL 1922;

                    USE OF “HAVOLINE OIL COMPANY” NAME CONTINUED FROM 1909 PURCHASE BY INDIAN REFINING

                    COMPANY THROUGH APPROXIMATELY 1914; POST-1914(?) PACKAGING MARKED “INDIAN REFINING

                    COMPANY”

 

               2.  RED-WHITE-AND-BLUE “BALL” ON ALL HAVOLINE CONTAINERS AND MOST PACKAGING BEGINNING 1922

 

               3.  USE OF THE ROUND, REFINERY-SEALED 1-QUART AND 5-QUART CANS BEGAN IN APPROXIMATELY 1929.

                    PREVIOUS CONTAINERS WERE SQUARE OR RECTANGULAR AND HAD SCREW-ON CAPS

 

 

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PAINTING AND MARKING OF INDIAN PUMPS

 

 

1.  INTRODUCTION OF MARKED GASOLINE PUMPS (APPROXIMATELY 1914) THROUGH (APPROXIMATELY) 1924: PUMPS PAINTED A BROWNISH-RED/"RUST" COLOR. GLOBES (WITH SOME VARIATIONS) BORE A RUNNING INDIAN (OF THE SAME COLOR) WITH "INDIAN" CURVED ABOVE, AND "GASOLINE" (IN BLACK LETTERS) CURVED BELOW. MOST GLOBES WERE 1-PIECE AND HAD "HAVOLINE" PRINTED VERTICALLY ON THE SIDES. MANY PUMPS  BORE PORCELAIN PLATES OF THE SAME DESIGN AS THE GLOBE.

 

2.  (APPROXIMATELY) 1924 THROUGH 1931: PUMPS WERE PAINTED THE "INDIAN RED"  COLOR, WITH MANY VISIBLE PUMPS HAVING THE CAP AND BASE OF THE CYLINDER PAINTED DARK BLUE. NEW GLOBES WERE INTRODUCED, WITH A LARGE RED BALL IN THE CENTER AND THE WORDS "INDIAN" AND "GAS", IN BLUE LETTERS, CURVED ABOVE AND BELOW. MOST 1-PIECE GLOBES ALSO HAD "HAVOLINE" PRINTED VERTICALLY ON THE SIDES. MOST PUMPS  BORE PORCELAIN PLATES OF THE SAME DESIGN AS THE GLOBE AND MANY ALSO HAD TWO WHITE STRIPES ENCIRCLING THE BODY OF THE PUMP.

 

3.  1931-1943: "INDIAN GAS" PUMPS AT MOST FORMER INDIAN OUTLETS RETAINED THE SAME COLORS AND GLOBE AS ABOVE, EXCEPT THAT THE PORCELAIN PLATES WERE REPLACED BY EITHER  ROUND OR RECTANGULAR PLATES BEARING AN ART-DECO INDIAN BEAD-WORK DESIGN. MOST "INDIAN GAS" PUMPS AT OUTLETS WHICH HAD ALREADY BEEN  "TEXACO" WERE PAINTED AND MARKED THE SAME AS WERE "FIRE CHIEF" PUMPS (I.E., "TEXACO RED" WITH THE TEXACO TRADEMARK GLOBE) BUT BORE THE RECTANGULAR OR ROUND "INDIAN GASOLINE" PLATES.