RARE 55 GALLON SHELL DRUM ANTIFREEZE

Posted by: hawkike

RARE 55 GALLON SHELL DRUM ANTIFREEZE - Sat Oct 21 2017 01:52 PM

A friend recently sent this photo of a rare 55 gallon drum that he recently bought..Only one that I have seen.

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Posted by: advertologist

Re: RARE 55 GALLON SHELL DRUM ANTIFREEZE - Sat Oct 21 2017 01:56 PM

that has too be one of the better looking
55 gal drums I've seen .. ... cool
Posted by: hawkike

Re: RARE 55 GALLON SHELL DRUM ANTIFREEZE - Sat Oct 21 2017 03:05 PM

40's era Randy?
Posted by: MATT ALVAREZ

Re: RARE 55 GALLON SHELL DRUM ANTIFREEZE - Sat Oct 21 2017 10:06 PM

That is a good looking can. I am pretty sure that style pectin was used between 1941 and 1956. 5 gallon and larger cans usually have a date stamped on the bottom.
Posted by: hawkike

Re: RARE 55 GALLON SHELL DRUM ANTIFREEZE - Sat Oct 21 2017 11:23 PM

Thanks Matt.
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Posted by: Mike M.

Re: RARE 55 GALLON SHELL DRUM ANTIFREEZE - Sun Oct 22 2017 09:50 AM

WOW That is sweet !
Posted by: pickurt

Re: RARE 55 GALLON SHELL DRUM ANTIFREEZE - Sun Oct 22 2017 06:28 PM

amazing for the age. Nice!


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Posted by: wayno48

Re: RARE 55 GALLON SHELL DRUM ANTIFREEZE - Sun Oct 22 2017 06:49 PM

I like the detail of snow on the barrel ribs.
Posted by: hawkike

Re: RARE 55 GALLON SHELL DRUM ANTIFREEZE - Mon Oct 23 2017 10:04 AM

Top of the drum--note an old term,"inflammable mixture"

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Posted by: wayno48

Re: RARE 55 GALLON SHELL DRUM ANTIFREEZE - Mon Oct 23 2017 11:20 AM

What's the odds of the cap with the Shell logo still with the barrel? Great piece.
Posted by: Jerry Germann

Re: RARE 55 GALLON SHELL DRUM ANTIFREEZE - Mon Oct 23 2017 10:17 PM

Very Nice,

Ballpark Value?
Posted by: hawkike

Re: RARE 55 GALLON SHELL DRUM ANTIFREEZE - Mon Oct 23 2017 11:03 PM

Randy may know.
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Posted by: advertologist

Re: RARE 55 GALLON SHELL DRUM ANTIFREEZE - Mon Oct 23 2017 11:17 PM

Frank, thats a tuff one .. ... cool
due too size & too the right person probably a couple hundred dollars- I'm sure not many of those were ever saved-
we need Matt too chime in as he would be the right person..
Posted by: hawkike

Re: RARE 55 GALLON SHELL DRUM ANTIFREEZE - Mon Oct 23 2017 11:37 PM

Thanks Randy.

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