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Draycott Oil Tin... Restored.


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dweeb

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Anyone remember this?
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It is an oil tin, manufactured by the makers of the 'davey' safety lamps.

Looks much better now!
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Rookinella

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Excellent work:thumb I think you need one of those old wizard hat fire extinguishers to go with it.
 

xm657

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Your workshop looks like something from the industrial revolution, love all the little draws no doubt filled with bolts and bits for every occassion.
 

Brick_Man

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hehe, give me a few months and I'll have some 1930's-50's electric laths fitted + hooked up. Just need to sort some cash to get them transported to me :banghead
 
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waynezbitz1

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is there any markings on the bottom of the can?? a price or a can makers name

it looks a very identical design to the carrless cappel and leonard cans from circa 1899/1900 era, they were used as early petrol cans before the square 2 gallon can.

sorry but im a bit of a canorak and have quite a large collection lol
 

dweeb

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No, only the brass plate. These sem to have been the standard style of can for mine lamp oils. We have seen a few since I found this one.
 
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