Presented here are 2 Texaco Oil items that I believe were given to company employees, executives, contractors or vendors. The first is a weather station, made in the U.S.A. by Honeywell. It measures about 6&1/2 inches tall by 7 inches at the widest point. It has 3 separate guages that measure temperature, humidity and barometric pressure. It has a brushed gold metal face with black printing, and and a black, plastic case, with a hole for hanging on the wall, as well as holes from which you can access the adjustment screws. It seems to be in working order, but other than the temperature, I can't vouch for its accuracy. The back is marked, "Minneapolis-Honeywell Reg. Co. Minneapolis, Minnesota Made In USA, Type N9A". It has a clear plastic face cover and is in excellent condition with the exception of minor wear on the back of the case. Circa 1960-70. The second item is newer, dated 1996. It's a combination clock and paper weight. The face of the clock has black and white images of old oil rigs. The gold plaque reads, "TEPI....1996, A Time to Remember". Its in a nice, heavy, solid walnut case, and is slanted so the clock can be read while lying flat as a paper weight on a desk. The clock isn't working. I'm sure it needs a battery, but the protective black felt would have to be removed from the back.
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