Oldgas.com Home  
Home | Help | Events | Auctions | Parts | Pictures | Contact
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Old texaco dispenser #397007
Sun Feb 24 2013 05:10 PM
Sun Feb 24 2013 05:10 PM
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 4
Texas
S
Slade12178 Offline OP
Member
Slade12178  Offline OP
Member
S
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 4
Texas
I have a oil dispenser that is 25"x22"x30" for the tank It has old star with T in the center with no words Best I can tell this is the 1909 texaco logo The hand crank pump is by opaco plate # A12 serial #3285 Trying to find out more on this item I am wanting to restore it to new condition So need little help with paint scheme and if it had any kind of decals also I appreciate any help given and will post pics if I can resize them on phone

Please use For Sale forums to sell

Please - NO offers to Buy or Sell in this forum category

Statements such as, "I'm thinking about selling this." are considered an offer to sell.
Re: Old texaco dispenser [Re: Slade12178] #397010
Sun Feb 24 2013 05:17 PM
Sun Feb 24 2013 05:17 PM
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 4
Texas
S
Slade12178 Offline OP
Member
Slade12178  Offline OP
Member
S
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 4
Texas
Here are pics

image.jpgimage.jpg
Re: Old texaco dispenser [Re: Slade12178] #397014
Sun Feb 24 2013 05:20 PM
Sun Feb 24 2013 05:20 PM
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 4
Texas
S
Slade12178 Offline OP
Member
Slade12178  Offline OP
Member
S
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 4
Texas
A couple more

image.jpgimage.jpg
Re: Old texaco dispenser [Re: Slade12178] #397016
Sun Feb 24 2013 05:23 PM
Sun Feb 24 2013 05:23 PM
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 3,044
On the plains of Colorado
Thunder II Offline
Veteran Member
Thunder II  Offline
Veteran Member
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 3,044
On the plains of Colorado
Welcome to Oldgas.

While most people don't get too excited about these Oil Dispensers, I kinda think that they are an un appreciated collectable. Though I'm not a Texaco guy, I would think that it would be a simple paint job, probably just red with a product decal. However... I, as well as a few other members, have been guilty of extreme colors & graphics, on these oil dispensers...

http://www.oldgas.com/forum/ubbthreads.p...=true#Post93367


Anything Chevron
[Linked Image]
I'd rather be flying.....
Re: Old texaco dispenser [Re: Thunder II] #397023
Sun Feb 24 2013 05:51 PM
Sun Feb 24 2013 05:51 PM
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 407
Georgia
Rust and Dust Offline
Petro Enthusiast
Rust and Dust  Offline
Petro Enthusiast
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 407
Georgia
I would go with the old texaco green as the main body. And then everything else in the red.


Hunt long and hard the good stuff still out there.
Jonathan lowry.
Re: Old texaco dispenser [Re: Rust and Dust] #397048
Sun Feb 24 2013 06:23 PM
Sun Feb 24 2013 06:23 PM
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 4
Texas
S
Slade12178 Offline OP
Member
Slade12178  Offline OP
Member
S
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 4
Texas
Thanks for input guys Does anyone know if I'm guessing correct on date or what original paint scheme was.

Re: Old texaco dispenser [Re: Slade12178] #397097
Sun Feb 24 2013 09:01 PM
Sun Feb 24 2013 09:01 PM
Joined: Nov 2000
Posts: 7,510
St. Louis, MO, USA
J
Jack Sim Offline
Veteran Member
Jack Sim  Offline
Veteran Member
J
Joined: Nov 2000
Posts: 7,510
St. Louis, MO, USA
Texaco never made pumps or oil dispensers,they refined oil. Your unit was made by OPECO. Probably made in the 1930s-1940s.

Jack Sim


Author, 1st & 2nd editions of Gas Pump ID book, 3rd edition is now available at www.gaspumpbible.com
Air Meter ID book also available

Moderated by  Oldgas, Ryan Underthun, Watchdog9 

Click for an eBay Search Form and lots more live petro auction listings

Copyright © 2018 Primarily Petroliana Interactive, All Rights Reserved

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1