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Mobil Oil Pty Ltd porcelain cup

Date: 1974-1979
Dimensions:
Overall: 65 x 115 x 90 mm
Medium: Ceramic
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Tools and equipment
Object Name: Cup
Object No: 00007244
Place Manufactured:Paris

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    Description
    This porcelain cup features the Mobil Oil Pty Ltd colours of red and blue. Mobil Oil Australia Limited established its own shipping line in the 1960s to transport its oils, petrols and distillates.
    SignificanceThis porcelain cup highlights the history of Mobil Oil Pty Ltd as a major Australian oil and petrol supplier.
    HistoryMobil Oil Australia Limited was formed from the Vacuum Oil Company, who began selling lubricating oils in Australia in 1895. Mobil constructed its first refinery in Melbourne in 1946 and opened a second one in Adelaide in 1963, distributing lubricating oils, bitumen and motor vehicle fuels. Mobil Oil Australia Limited established its own shipping line in the 1960s to transport its oils, petrols and distillates.
    Additional Titles

    Primary title: White porcelain cup from Mobil Oil Pty Ltd.

    Collection title: Rice collection

    Web title: Mobil Oil Pty Ltd porcelain cup

    Related People
    Manufacturer: A. Simon Paris

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