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Lucas Kings Own Oiler OC59
Lucas Kings Own Oiler OC59
Original, quality pre-war circular pressed tin oil can with a screw on filler cap with the spout but also fitted with a tap. The body is impressed to the one side "J. Lucas & Sons The Kings Own Oiler Patent 3739". A most unusual oil can the first we have seen. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

3.5" x 2" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 115.00


No 2 Stannup Brass Oil Can OC58
Original, quality pre-war all brass oil can with a cranked spout, dust cover and filler cap. The underside is stamped "No 2 Stannup V.V.V". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

4" x 2" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 56.00


No 2 Stannup Brass Oil Can OC58



Brass Oil Can OC57
Brass Oil Can OC57
Original, quality pre-war all brass oil can with a cranked spout, a dust cover and filler cap. The body is impressed "All Brass". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

4" x 2" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 36.00


Brass Oil Can OC56
Original, quality pre-war all brass oil can with a cranked spout, a dust cover and filler cap. The body is impressed "All Brass British Made". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

4" x 2" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 36.00


Brass Oil Can OC56



Lucas Petrol Squirt No 2 OC55
Lucas Petrol Squirt No 2 OC55
Original, quality 1920's brass Lucas No 2 Petrol squirt detailed to both sides for the manufacturer "Jos. Lucas Ltd Birmingham" and "Vesta". This fine example has some traces of the original nickel plating, the screw off cap to the spout, the screw off filler cap impressed "use coin to open". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

5.25" x 1.25" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 75.00


Patent Brass Oil Can OC54
Original, quality rectangular shaped tiny brass oil can with an extending spout and two cushioned finger panels for pressing. The front is detailed "pat June 10. 1894 pat in Can. & Gt Britain". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

3 1/8" x 1" x 0.5" and extended 4.75".

 
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Price: 65.00


Patent Brass Oil Can OC54



Copper Oil Pourer OC53
Copper Oil Pourer OC53
Original, quality 1920's circular copper oil filler, we think ? This example has a cylindrical body with a half top cover, a wide pouring spout, a strap handle to the rear and a manufacturer's embossed brass label to the top detailing "S. Noton & Sons Metal Works Horsedge Mills Oldham". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

6.5" tall.

Body 5.75" diam and 7.5" wide including spout and handle.

 
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Price: 115.00


Whites Oil Feeder OC52
Original, quality late 19th century tinsmith made "oil feeder" oil can with a screw off brass cap to the end, a ring to the reverse, a brass press button and a brass manufacturer's label detailing a Royal Coat of Arms and "By Royal letters patent, Whites improved oil feeders" and "S.L.V". Complete and in good and working order.

20" x 2" widest.

 
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Price: 145.00


Whites Oil Feeder OC52



Birmingham Small Arms Oil Can OC51
Birmingham Small Arms Oil Can OC51
Original, quality steel oil can with a long thin tapered nozzle and a semi spherical shaped body with brass fittings. The body is stamped for the company "Birmingham Small Arms Co Ltd" and the brass collar "GEM Manufacturing Co Pittsburgh P.A" and with several patent details, the latest being "June 5th 1900". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

7.5" tall and 3.75" diam.

 
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Price: 85.00


Lucas No 62 Oil Can OC48
Original, quality 1920's steel oil can with a handle to the rear, a long spout with a brass nose and cover, a circular brass filler cap on top and a brass plunger. Engraved to the side "Jos Lucas Ltd", "Forced Feed", "No 62" and "Birmingham". The steel has been cleaned and lacquered, the brass polished and lacquered and all is complete and in good and working order.

12.5" long.

3.75" widest.

3.75" tallest.

 
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Price: 135.00


Lucas No 62 Oil Can OC48



Atco Tin Oil Can OC47
Atco Tin Oil Can OC47
Original, quality pre-war circular tin oil can with a long spout, a brass nipple and a screw off cap. Originally sold with a Lawn Mower. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

6" x 2.5" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 45.00

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