1947 Ad Hughes Tool Industry Houston TX Samuel Kiel Art Cowan Oil Lamp Rock FTM


This is an original 1947 color print ad for the Rock Bit drill head that was invented by Samuel Kiel in 1909 and engineered and sold by the Hughes Tool Company of Houston, Texas for use in industrial oil refineries.


This 65+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Color
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.25 x 12.75 inches; 26 x 32 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Cowan, ?. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Vintage Advertising, Company, Corporation, Business, Machinery, Equipment, Factory, Refinery, Petroleum, Petrol, Fuel, Crude, Drill, Texas, US, United States, Light, Lantern, Inventor, Engineering

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