Thieves steal porcelain gasoline signs

Thieves struck a Graham business not once, but twice, making off with huge, valuable vintage advertising signs. On May 9, the Young County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a theft of large antique porcelain signs. Sometime between Friday, May 5 and Sunday, May 7, thieves stole 15 gas station signs from Hawkins Pump and Supply, located at 276 U.S. 380 West in Graham. The signs were described as one each, advertising Amco, Texaco, Shamrock, Mobil Oil, Deep Rock, Magnolia Gasoline and Phillips 66, along with eight other signs of unknown brand. “These signs are very collectable and are valued at least $2,500 each,”’ the ...

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