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That Good Gulf Gasoline for Power, Pick-up and Mileage Matchbook Magnet (MM57)

When we moved to Doha, Qatar we moved into a compound that had just been built and they’d left behind a huge oil can with the GULF logo on it. I practically slapped my forehead realizing what Gulf Gas meant, suddenly, as we were then living on the gulf where so much gas is located.  Of course it’s named for the Texas gulf, not the Persian one.  Gulf was the first to really exploit gasoline branding.  If the gas had that orange circle on it, it was good gas, and a lot of easily available gas was watered down in the early days of automobiles.  So Gulf could be trusted, and they used the logo to create that trust.   I instantly asked my husband to go fetch that empty Gulf oil can and we now use it in our living room as a table no matter where we are living, so he rolled it all the way from the dump site to our house.

The image you see is exactly what we used to produce the magnet. (We include 1 free GypsyFaith sticker per order.)

All GypsyFaith magnets are double the strength of a normal refrigerator magnet; this magnet will hold several pieces of paper to a surface without sliding. The surface is textured, so it does not scratch. We developed it over a period of several years with our production partner in China. It took us a long, long time to get to this PVC product. Our intention, as we developed this product, was to make it as durable as our handmade magnet products were when we first began selling them more than 14 years ago.

Images used to make our magnets are scanned at 9600dpi resolution, reduced to 960dpi for production.

SIZE: This magnet is exactly 1.835 x 2.362 inches OR 4.66 x 5.999 cm (It is about the size of the original matchcover.)

PACKAGING: This magnet is packaged in a hard plastic container for retail sale, then we place it into the mailer.

It ships in a hand addressed, postage stamped padded mailer.

*We ship First Class US Mail for our customers domestic and international; for domestic orders the ship time is approximately 7 days.

We do not expedite shipping. Cost for shipping, as well as tax, is calculated at checkout.

 

 

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