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PostPosted: Sat Dec 07, 2019 2:57 pm    Post subject: Re: Signwriting/logoed buses Reply with quote

Love that bus, Josh. So, so good!
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 07, 2019 8:41 pm    Post subject: Re: Signwriting/logoed buses Reply with quote

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Sweet. Is there something inside or does it have jail bars on all the side windows?
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 08, 2019 7:58 pm    Post subject: Re: Signwriting/logoed buses Reply with quote

Thx Very Happy Ya I jammed it up a bit with jail bars like an ambulance.... might put some grab handles above the popouts too for extracurricular activities haha
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:22 pm    Post subject: Re: Signwriting/logoed buses Reply with quote

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Thx Very Happy Ya I jammed it up a bit with jail bars like an ambulance.... might put some grab handles above the popouts too for extracurricular activities haha

Press bumper patina Kombis are some of the most beautiful things on earth. nice bus. Good luck with the extracurricular activities. Very Happy . Im not speaking from experience but if she sits on the back seat and uses the D pillar and the panel support on the other side for foot rests..... never mind... I've digressed
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 09, 2019 8:07 pm    Post subject: Re: Signwriting/logoed buses Reply with quote

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1950's pressed bumper Buses : Volkswagen Transporters - operated by the distributors of the Dri-Powr Company - Azusa, California

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Thank you for posting that picture!!!!! That is so cool!!

I collect old oil cans and other advertising art and was blown away by that Dri-Powr photo and the fleet of buses they had. I wonder if any of them are still around?! If you lived in So Cal. and ever went to Car Custom in Azusa, chances are you probably noticed the huge old Dri-Powr neon sign with the genie on the building behind Car Custom. You can see the large structure on the roof of the metal building behind the fleet of buses. That is the old sign.

Perfect logo for the mango:

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The only photo I could find of the sign: (maybe Everett can let it slide without a vw in the pic)

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 09, 2019 9:56 pm    Post subject: Re: Signwriting/logoed buses Reply with quote

Wow, the color of the genie is almost a perfect match to the mango! It would look so rad with a Dri-Powr genie logo'd on it! Smile
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 10, 2019 3:09 pm    Post subject: Re: Signwriting/logoed buses Reply with quote

Saw this bus at the Colorado State Fair in August. They were also handing out lots of free gummy bears so win win!
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 10, 2019 5:39 pm    Post subject: Re: Signwriting/logoed buses Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 10, 2019 6:48 pm    Post subject: Re: Signwriting/logoed buses Reply with quote

^^^ interesting are those logo's original?
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 12, 2019 7:16 pm    Post subject: Re: Signwriting/logoed buses Reply with quote

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^^^ interesting are those logo's original?


For the most part yes. It was difficult to read the faded logo during the restoration. Had to do some minor research online to verify. There is a sticker on the rear window that reads I support the Canadian parachute team which helped.

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:28 pm    Post subject: Re: Signwriting/logoed buses Reply with quote

My 1961 panelvan as found in Croatia and few months later after discovering old logos under the paint, Leopold Siegrist tobacco company from Germany.
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:29 pm    Post subject: Re: Signwriting/logoed buses Reply with quote

Not sure if this one has been here, but it is currently on auction.

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1958-volkswagen-...2019-12-28
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:46 pm    Post subject: Re: Signwriting/logoed buses Reply with quote

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My 1961 panelvan as found in Croatia and few months later after discovering old logos under the paint, Leopold Siegrist tobacco company from Germany.
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very cool, immediately recognized the family name.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 03, 2020 9:28 pm    Post subject: Re: Signwriting/logoed buses Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:50 pm    Post subject: Re: Signwriting/logoed buses Reply with quote

Amelia’s Flower Truck.

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