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Texaco 1 quart pump bottle?
#635311 Sun Nov 01 2015 03:29 PM
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Hi guys, after some information about this, its apparently a Texaco 1 quart oil bottle from the 1920's with embossed writing. What im wondering is, is the pump top original as i cannot find any information or pictures of anything even close to it? Im thinking of buying it because its different but its really expensive and i want it to all be original before i go ahead!
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__Michael__ #635312 Sun Nov 01 2015 03:33 PM
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Could it be a brake bleeder bottle ? Never seen this one before.


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buzzy56 #635319 Sun Nov 01 2015 03:51 PM
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I thought it was for use with precise jobs but as you said, i haven't seen one before! ive never used a pump for bleeding my brakes either, just a tube into a bottle smile

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__Michael__ #635320 Sun Nov 01 2015 03:58 PM
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Not for bleeding, filling the master cylinder.


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__Michael__ #635325 Sun Nov 01 2015 04:23 PM
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I'm with Jay on this. I have a similar one made by Bendix that uses a bottle and their aluminum fill tube set up for master cylinders. Turn it upside down and gravity drain it.

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__Michael__ #635329 Sun Nov 01 2015 04:44 PM
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So is this quite rare? it at a local auction and the estimate is $600-$800 Australian, seems pretty steep to me?

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__Michael__ #635344 Sun Nov 01 2015 06:56 PM
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In my opinion what you are buying is the Texaco bottle, which I don't have a clue what the worth is. The pump is a generic type item made to fit on any oil bottle with that diameter neck and thread pitch. I don't believe the pump is a Texaco item.


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I see what appears to be the word TEXACO ? I don't see a Texaco logo from the twenties ? Is there a logo ? The worth ? Surely not no $600-$800.

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Kind of think Blacktee is right on, he is our Texaco guy. I will gladly sell my Bendix filler for half that, or less.


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