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Mobil Oil Pty Ltd plate

Dimensions:
Overall: 20 x 230 x 230 mm
Medium: Ceramic
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Tools and equipment
Object Name: Plate
Object No: 00007246
Place Manufactured:England

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    Description
    This china plate features the Mobil Oil Pty Ltd company logo. Mobil Oil Australia Limited, formerly the Vaccuum Oil Company, established its own shipping line in the 1960s to transport its oils, petrols and distillates.
    SignificanceThis china plate 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

    Assigned title: Mobil Oil Pty Ltd dinner plate

    Collection title: Rice collection

    Web title: Mobil Oil Pty Ltd plate

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