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Union 76 Burnie

Union 76 Burnie Advertising Button Museum
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I LIKE BURNIE UNION 76
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Lenticular image. One part reads, "I Like Burnie" and the other part has a brown dog with a white and orange barrel reading "76 Union".  This is a white button with blue lettering and blue rim.

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Vari-Vue by Pictorial Productions, Inc. Mt. Vernon, N.Y., U.S.A. Pat. No. 2,815,310 

Local No.1 Union Label Amalgamated Lithographers of America New York L-19

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Burnie was a mascot for Union Oil's 76 Heating Oil. Union Oil Company of California, now known as Unocal Corporation, was founded in 1890. Worldwide, the corporation is involved in the exploration, productions, refining, and marketing of crude oil, natural gas, and petroleum products. Unocal was bought by Chevron Corporation in 2005.

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Curley, R. Unocal Corporation. Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved from:https://www.britannica.com/topic/Unocal-Corporation

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AD0604
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