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"Red Crown" globe
Smithsonian Institution, Photo by Richard Strauss, Negative #: 2003-19242

Gasoline pump

"Red Crown" Gasoline Pump Globe
Catalog #: 1989.0289.01, Accession #: 1989.0289
Currently on display
From the Smithsonian Collection
This globe fit on top of a gas pump, and advertised the brand of gas being sold: in this case, Red Crown.
Physical Description

Globe is white opaque glass, and is shaped like a crown. Fits atop gas pump. Bulb is within the globe.

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