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TBA COMPANY OF THE MONTH "SCHRADER& SON"S INC" #375347
Wed Dec 05 2012 07:42 PM
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First off I would like to thank a John, who goes by fueluser on oldgas. As a local memeber, he is the person who sparked my interest in these very important/unique items in the gas and oil hobby. Schrader gauges are one of the more commmon items to find, but there are many variations(ones with garage names, auto makers, hardware stores ect). Schrader also made valve caps, inserts, tires gauges for repair shops and much more. A company out of Brooklyn NY. Here is a brief history found online:

August Schrader immigrated from Hanover, Germany, to New York in 1843. Within a few years he started a small company making brass fittings for the rubber industry, which had been started only a few years before.

In l890, pnuematic tires were in use on the bicycle racing circuit, and soon bikes with pnuematic tires began winning the races. A tire manufacturer asked Schrader to design a better air valve than the one they were using, and Schrader did so. Schrader and his son George applied for a patent on their design in 1893, and made many improvements over the years. Every car today uses Schrader valves to keep the air in the tire, whether tube or tubeless tires. Most bicycles today use Schrader valves, with certain tubes using an alternative valve, the Presta valve. The Schrader valves used today are very similar to the 1893 version.

Let's see some schrader items!!


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Re: TBA COMPANY OF THE MONTH "SCHRADER& SON"S INC" [Re: 57tbirdkid] #375496
Thu Dec 06 2012 03:17 PM
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Re: TBA COMPANY OF THE MONTH "SCHRADER& SON"S INC" [Re: 57tbirdkid] #375498
Thu Dec 06 2012 03:20 PM
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Re: TBA COMPANY OF THE MONTH "SCHRADER& SON"S INC" [Re: Fueluser] #375513
Thu Dec 06 2012 04:24 PM
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I'll try to find them but i have several of their early tire gauges.


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Re: TBA COMPANY OF THE MONTH "SCHRADER& SON"S INC" [Re: oilman514] #375525
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Re: TBA COMPANY OF THE MONTH "SCHRADER& SON"S INC" [Re: 57tbirdkid] #375528
Thu Dec 06 2012 05:36 PM
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Heres some of my newer gauges.

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Re: TBA COMPANY OF THE MONTH "SCHRADER& SON"S INC" [Re: oilman514] #375568
Thu Dec 06 2012 06:44 PM
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I have a couple red displays packed away and this pretty nice green one, also one of my favorite easel backs.


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Re: TBA COMPANY OF THE MONTH "SCHRADER& SON"S INC" [Re: Neil Gerrard] #375573
Thu Dec 06 2012 06:54 PM
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That display is killer nice piece!!!!


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Re: TBA COMPANY OF THE MONTH "SCHRADER& SON"S INC" [Re: 57tbirdkid] #375579
Thu Dec 06 2012 07:18 PM
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Heres a couple very nice examples of the old guages. These 2 even came with leather carrying cases!

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Re: TBA COMPANY OF THE MONTH "SCHRADER& SON"S INC" [Re: K W FRITH] #375799
Fri Dec 07 2012 03:43 PM
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Hope these came out ok.... another "pamphlet" Front and Back folds in half and goes over something.




Re: TBA COMPANY OF THE MONTH "SCHRADER& SON"S INC" [Re: Fueluser] #375801
Fri Dec 07 2012 03:46 PM
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Re: TBA COMPANY OF THE MONTH "SCHRADER& SON"S INC" [Re: Fueluser] #375886
Fri Dec 07 2012 08:48 PM
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