1956 Ad Esso Extra Motor Oil Petroleum John N Cooper Car Automobile Racing YMT2


This is an original 1956 black and white print ad for Esso Extra motor oil that was made and sold by the Esso Petroleum Company Limited, of 36 Queen Anne's Gate, London, England. The ad also features an endorsement from John N. Cooper, managing director of the Cooper Car Company Ltd., of 243 Ewell Road, Surbiton, Surrey, England.


This 57+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Small tear - bottom left corner.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8 x 10.75 inches; 20 x 27 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)

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