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Online Alex Island

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Santorini island Gas Station Token; Santo Oil 2019
« on: May 28, 2020, 09:49:26 PM »
Here is such an token. Santorini island map.
What is this?
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Re: Santorini island Gas Station Token; Santo Oil 2019
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2020, 10:12:22 PM »
My best guess would be a car wash token. Many gas stations have car washes, and I can't think of anything else that might need a token at a gas station, apart possibly from the air pump for tyres.

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Re: Santorini island Gas Station Token; Santo Oil 2019
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2020, 10:37:21 PM »
There is no company on Santorini named Santo Oil or similar. There is a US brand of olive oil called Santorini. This would explain the dollar sign and the token looking too expensive for a car wash. Santorini produces olive oil, but, although the label claims the oil is Greek, I found no olive oil facility called Santorini on Santorini. Geographical names on US labels are notoriously unreliable.

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Re: Santorini island Gas Station Token; Santo Oil 2019
« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2020, 07:55:24 PM »
There is no company on Santorini named Santo Oil or similar.
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It looks like the owner of the tokens has been found:

https://www.facebook.com/SANTOOIL/about/


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Re: Santorini island Gas Station Token; Santo Oil 2019
« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2020, 11:11:04 AM »
An interesting token, Alex. I'm a little confused by the value...1$oc. Maybe a car wash token at the gas station as FosseWay thinks or good for something in their store (if they have one there).

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