1931. Item #1547
SOCONY OIL COMPANY NEWSPAPER, 1931. TOURS AND DETOURS. An original August 15, 1931 edition of "Tours and Detours"- a tourism-related newspaper issued by the Socony Oil Company to its customers. This issue contains articles about touring the Northeast region of the United States, with photographs and articles on Clinton, NY; Buffalo & Niagara Falls, NY; and Plymouth Rock in Massachusetts. The rear cover contains a road map of main highways in New England. Following the break-up of Standard Oil in 1911, the Standard Oil Company of New York (SOCONY) was formed along with 33 other break-off companies. In 1920 the company registered the name "Mobiloil" as its trademark and in 1963 it became the Mobil Oil Company. Very Good (usual folds with a few tears). Scarce? 10.00.