An Illustrated Guide to Gas Pumps: Identification and Price Guide

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Krause Publications, 2002 - Antiques & Collectibles - 352 pages
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From the owner of the largest gas pump literature collection in the United States comes the most comprehensive identification and price guide available on collectible gas pumps. Petroliana collectors will find models from every known gas pump manufacturer from 1885 to 1965 in this full-color volume. Listings detail manufacturer, pump model number, years in production, original cost, brief description and history, and current market value. This illustrated reference guide features more than 1,400 images from original petroleum literature. Some of the companies listed include Acme Pump & Tank Company, Chicago Steel Tank Company, Erie Pump Company, United States Pump & Tank Company, and Wayne Tank & Pump Company.
 

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Contents

Acknowledgments
4
Introduction
6
The Gasoline Pump
9
Company Histories
12
Glossary
36
An Illustrated Guide To Gas Pumps
40
Index
350
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Jack Sim's passion for petroliana is unmatched. His collection of vintage gas pump literature, the most extensive in the country, fills more than 40 drawers and includes items from both big and small petroleum companies. In addition to the previous edition of this book (ISBN: 978-087349-410-6) he is a frequent contributor on www.oldgas.com, and operates www.petrolianacollectibles.com

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