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The First Oil Produced from the State Of Dubai 1932

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Arabian Gulf Oil Presentation Case

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W-24.5 D-24 H-47.5 (cm)

Item Reference:

64617-1116-1Tip! This item's Ref-Code breaks down thus...
Item Ref Code: 64617-1116-1
Item No. 64617 - Dealer No. 1116 - Building No. 1


A most unique object of special importance, however there is no further provenance to this item.
Inside the presentation case is the drill head, a rock sample and the labelled oil sample.
The website history section of the Bahrain Petroleum Company confirms that they did indeed find oil in the Arabian Gulf in 1932.
Extremely heavy piece.


Item Reference
Height: 47.5 cm
Width: 24.5 cm
Depth: 24 cm
Vintage & Industrial
1930s, C20th
Good Condition


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