#14 Gainesville, TX Uniroyal Gal

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Along with his “cowboy” Glen is also the proud owner of one of the rare uniroyal gals. Although not as popular as her male counterparts she was also sold by International Fiberglass. I still am trying to get all the history on the these but apparently Uniroyal Tire started ordering them in the late 60’s to advertise their tires at different locations across America. Some questions have been raised about the unique hand position and what she was originally meant to hold. It appears that this hand design was made to hold a tire although it has always seemed to me that was made to hold something with a handle. I have heard one report that one of these girls stood at a gas station in Florida in the 80’s and held an oil can in that raised hand. There are 11 known Uniroyal Gals left standing today that I know of and 3 others that probably still exist but have been off the grid for awhile. This one here used to stand in Wichita Falls, TX about 65 miles away at a car dealership and only had on a red bikini back then. Glen bought her back in the 90’s I believe and put on her clothes which the car dealership had in storage and also lengthened her skirt so she would “be more holy”. Today you can see her standing with the rest of his giants (which make her look almost small). 

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