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LUBEST PENN 2 GALLON
#633981 Wed Oct 21 2015 06:16 PM
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Hi Guys:
A real good friend of mine purchased a Lubest Penn 2 gallon can at a small weekly auction a couple weeks back and was wondering if anyone knew anything about it other than it being from the Brown Lynch Scott Company. I did a google search to find that this was a mail order department store located in Monmouth, Illinois, but that is all. The person selling the can at auction said that it came off his uncle's farm south of Des Moines and he knew nothing else. The can has a picture of a Devil figure at the top pouring oil from a metal pitcher with a flexible spout down into the engine of a mid 30's car with the hood raised from the side. It is one cool looking can.

I have pictures of it on my phone and could send them to someone if they could post them on here, but I have no idea how to post them from my phone. Thanks in advance for any and all help...Dale

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Re: LUBEST PENN 2 GALLON
Dale Stephens #634042 Thu Oct 22 2015 10:05 AM
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Here is the can in question. That is a very cool can Dale. Les

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Re: LUBEST PENN 2 GALLON
Done4 #634044 Thu Oct 22 2015 10:32 AM
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Thanks, Les, for posting the pictures for me. The only problem with the can is, it is not mine.....Dale


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Dale Stephens #634046 Thu Oct 22 2015 10:47 AM
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Still a very cool can and one that I have not seen.


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Re: LUBEST PENN 2 GALLON
Dale Stephens #634060 Thu Oct 22 2015 03:55 PM
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As one of the county's premier 2 gallon collectors and dealers, I will tell you, you have an extraordinarily rare and desirable piece. I have only seen one other.

This can has everything, condition, graphics, and is just plain rare. I'll be real frank. Don't take a penny less than $600-700, and I really feel its worth every bit of that.

The only one I have ever seen, in an old upstate NY collection, was in worse shape. Its owner told me he theorized that back in the 30s, many were destroyed by church going folk. If you want a good 2 gallon, look no further. This is a true piece of automotive history.

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Re: LUBEST PENN 2 GALLON
Dale Stephens #634071 Thu Oct 22 2015 06:26 PM
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Like I said above, I don't own the can. Just wish I did. Thanks...Dale

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Re: LUBEST PENN 2 GALLON
Dale Stephens #634618 Tue Oct 27 2015 11:39 AM
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One more question. Does anyone have or has anyone ever seen a quart or maybe a five gallon version of this can?


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