i think he was bemused more than anything!
I very vaguely recognise these
V A P O U R W A V E
I always wanted the mint-coloured t-shirt with the big tiger on it. It was in one of their ads but not in the garage near us.
I have a feeling that as a kid we had a crockery set that came from a petrol station. Might be wrong.
Certainly remember the phenomenon and that things like Green Shield Stamps were a big thing when I was young.
My parents still have these soup bowls (cups?). I will ask where they got them from.
IT COULD BE FROM PETROL STATION TOKENS