" The second label says the same thing, but has a handwritten notation which states, "Display. This toolbox was likely a display model prototype produced by Globe Oil Tools, since there have never been any other similar pieces available on the resale market. Approximately 16 1/2 inches wide x 10 1/2 inches tall x 8 1/2 inches deep.
This item is in very good condition for age, aside from some expected mild oxidation and a few small dents at the top of the box. This company was nationally renowned for some of the highest quality tools in the petroleum and drilling business. Original early Globe Oil Tools items are exceedingly scarce, and anything comparable to this piece has rarely ever been offered for sale since the invention of the internet.
Globe Oil Tools memorabilia is housed in The Petroleum Museum Library & Archives Center, as part of the Gilbert C. Thompson Collection, in Midland, Texas. This item is a real gem for any early Oil or Mining collector, especially of Californian franchises, and is priced to sell.
You will not see another one. If you like what you see, I encourage you to make an Offer.
Please check out my other listings for more wonderful and unique artworks! Founded by Marvin Gearhart in 1927 as. The company first focused on tri-cone rock bits. Ventura, California - Los Nietos, California (Main Office & Plant) - Bakersfield, California.
Serving the Petroleum Industry with the Best in Drilling Equipment. Globe 3 Cutter Rock Bit.
WELL DRILLING AND FISHING TOOLS NAMELY, ROCK BITS, ROLLER BITS, BASKET BITS, UNDER-REAMERS AND HOLE OPENING DRILLS. Faster Penetration is the Key to Profitable Oil Well Drilling. Globe Integral Jet Rock Bits are setting a New Standard for Oil Well Drilling. A California Stock Corporation - Ca - General filed on January 11, 1930.
The company's mailing address was 930 S Robertson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035. Ulterra (formerly RockBit International or RBI) opened in 1927 as. And offered tungsten carbide drilling bits. This collection contains oil supply company catalogues and brochures, photographs and other advertisement materials. The focus is of companies from Texas as well as Oklahoma.Abstract: The collection contains oil supply company catalogues and brochures, photographs and other advertisement materials, focusing on companies from Texas as well as Oklahoma. Repository: The Petroleum Museum Library & Archives Center. Thompson At the time of the donation, Thompson was Vice President of C & K Petroleum Corporation. Folder: Photographs o Photographs, negatives and advertisement: Pictures (with negatives) of Ohio Trailer Rig (x10); advertisement for " Rock Bit - Globe Oil Tools Company " o Photographs: Pictures of an unidentified drilling rig (x11). HOWARD, who received his B.
Degree in mechanical engineering from Caltech in 1922, passed away on September 20, 1943. He was employed by General Petroleum from 1923 to 1929, when he became chief engineer of Globe Oil Tools. At the time of his death, he was vice president and general manager of that concern.He leaves a wife and three children. The older boy, Paul J. Howard, attended Caltech until this year when he entered the Army Air Corps. Jack will be missed not only by his family, but by his company to which he contributed capable leadership, many practical engineering advances, and high standards of integrity, and by his friends who loved him for his lively interest in many subjects and his genial friendship. Edward Morris Smith was well known throughout the harness racing circuits; and the world petroleum, automotive and allied industries in which he had been actively engaged for more than half a century. He early entered upon a career that brought him into close contact with industrial production, where his genius for organization and development brought rapid success and resulted in further undertakings in manufacturing on a large scale. At one time he was the active head of more than a dozen industrial organizations throughout the nation. At the time of his death Mr. Smith was president of the Globe Oil Tools Company of Los Nietos, Calif.
Smith Patented Starting Gate which he developed, and a complete line of oil well drilling tools which are distributed throughout the entire petroleum world by branches and representatives in the various fields. Among other successful companies he organized and directed the Emsco Steel Products Company and the Emsco Tool Company of Los Angeles, Calif. During the early twenties, which companies later were merged as the Emsco Derrick & Equipment Company, one of the foremost manufacturing and sales organizations in its field for many years? He also organized the E. Smith Company of Los Angeles, later the Grizzly Manufacturing Company, which now operates one of the leading manufacturing plants supplying brake linings and allied products to the national automotive market, located at Pauding, O.He also was a pioneer in aviation, having organized the Emsco Aircraft Company during the late twenties, which, at that early date, did much toward the development of the type of aircraft known as the flying wing. Smith also was widely known for his many philanthropic activities, having devoted much of his time and wealth to various religious and charitable organizations. Smith opens a blacksmith shop in Whittier, California; oil drillers soon develop into his main customers, with Smith sharpening their drill bits and repairing oil drilling tools. 1920s:Smith's company, now known as H.
Smith Manufacturing Company, focuses on re-working fishtail bits and modifying oil tools. Herman Smith decides to retire and sells his business to Globe Oil Tools. Smith comes out of retirement to acquire Allen Brothers Oil Tools.Smith renames the company H. Company goes public as Smith Tool Co. To facilitate expansion, a parent company called Smith Industries International, Inc. Company shortens its name to Smith International, Inc. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Advertising\Gas & Oil\Other Gas & Oil Collectibles". The seller is "willsusa_utzeqm" and is located in this country: US.