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Whites Oil Feeder OC52
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


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


Birmingham Small Arms Oil Can OC51



Whites Small Brass and Steel Oil Can OC50
Whites Small Brass and Steel Oil Can OC50
Original quality late 19th century small oval shaped oil can in tin with brass fittings and a shaped copper spout. The top has a screw off lid with a chain attached, a brass press button to open the spout and a circular brass maker's plate detailed "Whites S.T.V. patent". All has been cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order. 6.5" x 1.5" x 1.5". 
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Price: 135.00


Miniature Meccano Copper Oil Can OC49
Original, quality, 1920's, superb miniature 'Kayes Patent' copper oil can with a screw off top brass cap, a pressure button, a rear looped grip and the long spout. This example is impressed with a 'K' to one side for the manufacturer and 'Meccano' to the underside. A wonderful object, these were included in the boxes of the larger kits of Meccano free of charge. All is polished and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. 1" tall x 4" long x 0.5" wide. 
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Price: 300.00


Miniature Meccano Copper Oil Can OC49



Lucas No 62 Oil Can OC48
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 and 3.75" tallest. 
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Price: 135.00


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


Atco Tin Oil Can OC47



Early Brass Oil Can OC39
Early Brass Oil Can OC39
Original, quality early 19th century or perhaps a little older, all brass oil can in the original unpolished green finish. This super example has a cylindrical body on four ball feet with a circular screw off filler cap to the top, a long tapered and curved spout to the front and a circular rope twist handle with finger rests top and bottom. This is the first we have seen and all is complete and in good and working order. 16" long, 3" wide and 5" tallest.  
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Price: 585.00

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