POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017

Posted by: bsplichal95

POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Thu Jun 01 2017 07:55 PM

I apologize for the late post this month. I have been crazy busy. The pump of the month for this month is the National A-38. This pump has great art deco designs and a beautiful top with big curved ad glass. I want to also include the National A, National A-1, National BM-1, National A-38.

-National A: 1936. Without the glass inserts for the top and had a visi gauge.
-National A-1: 1936-1940. Computer dial pump with sight glass. Also came in porcelain.
-National BM-1: 1936. Display case pump with sight glass.
-National A-38: 1938-1949. Computer pump with curved ad-glass panels. Came with white or black faceplates.
-National A-38: 1938. Clockface version.
-National A-38-H: 1947-1949. A-38 pump with 15 foot hose.
-National B-38: 1939. Same as A-38, but the clockface faceplates are different slightly.

This is again credited to Jack Sim's great book.

Alrighty everyone, please post what you have for these sweet pumps! Here is my only A-38. Enjoy!

Posted by: keithia

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Thu Jun 01 2017 10:38 PM

Here are mine. Original glass in both.

Posted by: BryceG

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Thu Jun 01 2017 10:39 PM

the A38s have always been one of my favorites... here are 2 of mine, both with original ad glass. the green one is original porcelain.
Posted by: Coops 427

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Thu Jun 01 2017 10:47 PM

Here is my original A-38.

Posted by: MATT ALVAREZ

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Thu Jun 01 2017 11:43 PM

Here is my A-38. It has original ad glass, repop globe.



Here are my A-1s. The green one is a porcelain model.

Posted by: hotrodfun1

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Sat Jun 03 2017 12:42 AM

Nice keep them coming
Posted by: mrcavalcade

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Sat Jun 03 2017 05:56 AM

Very nice! My favorite pump! Someday would love to own one.
Posted by: MATT ALVAREZ

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Sat Jun 03 2017 12:50 PM

Here is a porcelain A-38 on top of a bulk fueling station roof off of California hwy 99 in northern Calif. The photos are dated 2008 but it is still there.





Posted by: keithia

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Sat Jun 03 2017 09:10 PM

That is awesome and in great shape too!
Posted by: Gas Pump Rob

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Sun Jun 04 2017 12:10 AM

Very nice! I have not ever seen that one Matt!
Posted by: hotrodfun1

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Sun Jun 04 2017 01:11 AM

That is cool
Posted by: Steven C.

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Sun Jun 04 2017 06:01 AM

Holy Cow I just put a new pump on my list of favorites. Those A1's are gorgeous Kool!!! cool
Posted by: MATT ALVAREZ

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Sun Jun 04 2017 08:23 PM

Here is a back in the day picture of a B-38. Don`t see many B, B-1 or B-38s.

Posted by: Done4

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Mon Jun 05 2017 10:24 AM

Here are a couple more.
Posted by: gulfiend!

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Mon Jun 05 2017 12:03 PM

Originally Posted By bsplichal95
-National A: 1936. Without the glass inserts for the top and had a visi gauge.

...the National A I had, had an ad glass top confused...I don't think I've ever seen one that didn't...

...also, there was a GOC version of the A38...here's a picture from the 'net (not mine)...

Posted by: petropumps

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Mon Jun 05 2017 02:45 PM

Yeah...the National As had ad glass from what I know. Here's one I just sold:
Posted by: nochevys

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Mon Jun 05 2017 03:46 PM

Originally Posted By petropumps
Yeah...the National As had ad glass from what I know. Here's one I just sold:


I'd of given you more than $25 for that pump. LOL
Posted by: petropumps

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Mon Jun 05 2017 05:00 PM

Hey...I price stuff to move laugh
Posted by: Eric555

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Mon Jun 05 2017 05:41 PM

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Posted by: petropumps

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Mon Jun 05 2017 06:38 PM

Couple more...

Posted by: petropumps

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Mon Jun 05 2017 07:33 PM

You didn't list the B1 in your list of pumps (A1 clockface)...probably because it's not in Jack's book but here's mine with original ad glass:
Posted by: Gas Pump Rob

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Mon Jun 05 2017 11:14 PM

A-38 found on a farm in Kansas now in my collection. This thing still runs!
Posted by: Ohio Oil

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Tue Jun 06 2017 05:26 PM

Mine with original ad glass ... the green one is pretty rare:



Posted by: bsplichal95

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Wed Jun 07 2017 08:44 PM

One week in and it is looking great! Keep em coming!
Posted by: T-way

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Thu Jun 08 2017 08:17 AM

I haven't seen this version posted yet: A-38H

Only made from 1947-1949.

This style featured a 15' hose for a L O N G reach. It allowed you to fill two cars sitting side by side.

Note the hose comes out of the base. There is a 'banana' hose hanger at the top and a curved retainer halfway down the side to hang/retain the hose when not in use.

Original ad glass and globe on this pump.

Later . . .

Jim
Posted by: Ohio Oil

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Thu Jun 08 2017 11:10 AM

Sweet Marathon glass Jim ... not sure that I've seen that version before.
Posted by: DWSheffer

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Thu Jun 08 2017 11:16 AM

I was thinking the same thing Duane.....I think the only ethyl ad glass I was aware of has the jagged art deco font Marathon, not this more block-style font.
Darin
Posted by: MATT ALVAREZ

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Thu Jun 08 2017 10:18 PM

Here is an A and an A-1 with the globe mount top bar.



Posted by: hotrodfun1

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Thu Jun 08 2017 11:01 PM

I just got this one today thought I would share.
Posted by: MATT ALVAREZ

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Sun Jun 11 2017 02:17 PM

A couple Pure stations, first with A-1s and second with A-38s,



Posted by: Tankar

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Sun Jun 11 2017 04:57 PM

Great looking pumps. You guys are killinge with a38s. Been looking for one.
Posted by: Gas Pump Rob

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Mon Jun 12 2017 07:02 PM

Here is a National B -38 that I picked up somewhere in Kansas.
Posted by: Gas Pump Rob

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Mon Jun 12 2017 07:10 PM

My National A-1
The guy that sold me this last year told me it was found half buried top underground, base and bottom of pump sticking out of the ground in a walnut orchard in central California!
Posted by: bsplichal95

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Mon Jun 12 2017 10:57 PM

Great pumps!!
Posted by: Rabbitman

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Wed Jun 14 2017 12:13 PM

Been gone the last couple of weeks so just getting around to posting. I found this porcelain A38 several years ago and just haven't gotten around to stripping the barn paint and seeing what it looks like underneath. Pretty straight example with just some scrapes here and there so I plan to just clean it up and leave it original. It had the one original ad glass in it. I have since found another original glass for the other side. Always loved this series of pumps....GB
Posted by: MATT ALVAREZ

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Thu Jun 15 2017 11:11 PM

Here is an unusual B-1. I never seen another one so not sure if it is factory or custom made.

Posted by: MATT ALVAREZ

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Fri Jun 16 2017 07:13 PM

Here are some nice pumps from Tom Schilling`s collection. First is a nice complete survivor A. This may be an early version. Notice the two piece side panels and the face bezel is different than other A`s that I have seen. Second is a beautiful color combonation on a B-1 with original ad glass.There is a nice A-38 in the same photo. Third is a nice porcelain A-1.





Posted by: petropumps

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Fri Jun 16 2017 09:50 PM

The face bezel and stainless trim above the face bezel is also different on Tom's Model A
Posted by: hotrodfun1

Re: POTM "Pump of the Month" June 2017 - Tue Jun 20 2017 12:12 AM

Great pumps and pictures of stations keep them coming.