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Lucas No 20 Brass Oil Can OC68
Lucas No 20 Brass Oil Can OC68
Original, quality 1920's circular brass oil can with a filler cap impressed "use coin to open", a long nozzle and a replacement dust cover made to suit. The circular side is detailed "Jos' Lucas Ltd No 20 Birmingham". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

8.5" x 3.25" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 135.00


Austin Tin Oil Can OC67
Original, quality pre-war steel oil can / petrol squirt with a flat square shaped body with a brass screw in filling cover, a long thin tapered nozzle with a screw on dust cap and most of all the underside is embossed "Austin". Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

Body 3" x 2.75" x 0.75".

Total including nozzle 8.25".

 
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Price: 125.00


Austin Tin Oil Can OC67



Brass Oil Can, 2 matching available OC66
Brass Oil Can, 2 matching available OC66
Original, quality 1920's brass oil can with a circular body, a spout which unscrews for filling and the original brass nipple cover with a safety chain. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

Body 3" x 1".

Total 5.75" long.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 65.00


Meccano Miniature Copper Oil Can OC65
Original, quality 1920's superb miniature "Kayes Patent" copper oil can with a screw off top brass filler cap, a pressure button, a rear loop grip and the long spout. This example is impressed with a 'K' to one side for the manufacturer and "Meccano" to the filler cap. A wonderful scaled down oil can, these were included as part of the larger boxed sets of Meccano. This example is the unpolished finish but can be polished back to shiny copper and brass on request for no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order.

4" x 0.75" plus 1" high.

 
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Price: 350.00


Meccano Miniature Copper Oil Can OC65



Braime Steel Oil Can OC63
Braime Steel Oil Can OC63
Original, quality 1920's steel oil can with a circular body, a spout which unscrews and the original brass nipple cover with a safety chain. The side of the drum is stamped "Braime" for the maker and has been lacquered and all is complete and in good and working order.

6" x 3" x 1".

 
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Price: 85.00


Lucas No 3 Petrol Squirt OC62
Original, quality 1920's nickel plated on brass "Jos. Lucas Ltd No 3 Petrol Squirt" with a bulbous circular body, a filler cap and a long curved spout with the screw on dust cover. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

7" x 2.5" x 5/8".

 
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Price: 75.00


Lucas No 3 Petrol Squirt OC62



No 2 Stannup Brass Oil Can OC58
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


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 OC57



Brass Oil Can OC56
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


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


Lucas Petrol Squirt No 2 OC55



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


Copper and Brass Colza Oil Lamp OL143
Original, quality late 19th century small oval shaped copper workshop oil lamp with a thick rope wick to burn Colza oil. This delightful little lamp has a long tubular brass spout for the wick, a brass screw off cap and a pressed copper loop handle. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

4.5" x 1.5" x 1.75" tall.

 
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Price: 56.00


Copper and Brass Colza Oil Lamp OL143

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