Today we are offering a hard to find vintage advertising poster produced by Shell Oil Co. in the 1950s, part of the “This is Oil” series. This is poster #5 — we have the other 4 posters also available for purchase at this time. This poster is titled “The Story of Oil Marketing.” It measures 30 x 22″ and is marked “Shell (logo) Distributed by Shell Oil Company, Printed in U.S.A.” on the reverse side of the poster and “Copyright, 1957, Shell Oil Company” on the inside. Detailed 4 color printing with various small scenes on the sides of an graphic of the refinery and other buildings along the delivery process to the home, titled “Big Job — Big Plan.” “This is the fifth in a series of charts outlining various phases of the petroleum industry. A contribution by Shell Oil Company to wider understanding of petroleum, its products and the industry that provides them nation’s use.” Very good vintage condition: please see complete condition description above and take a good look at all photos. Unlike the other 4 posters which are printed on heavy stock, this poster is printed on a lighter weight paper. Please see our other listings for the 4 additional posters in this series. Fresh from a Rhode Island estate.
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