Today we are offering a hard to find vintage advertising poster produced by Shell Oil Co. in the 1950s, as part of the “This is Oil” series. This is poster #2 — we have the other 4 posters also available for purchase at this time. This poster is titled “Birth of an Oil Field, the Story of Drilling and Production.” 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, 1955, Shell Oil Company” on the inside. Detailed 4 color printing with various small scenes surrounding a large illustration of an rotary drilling rig. “This is the second in a series of charts outlining various phases of the petroleum industry.” Very good vintage condition: please see complete condition description above and take a good look at all photos. Please see our other listings for the 4 additional posters in this series. Fresh from a Rhode Island estate.
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