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Looking For These #634930
Thu Oct 29 2015 08:04 PM
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Looking to buy more of these cans. Looking for versions I don't have or upgrade cans.
Just looking for the early gargoyle quarts, liters and imperial quarts.
Let me know what you got
Thanks
Dan


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Re: Looking For These [Re: mcguffeyd1] #634931
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Dan,
you have a nice little collection of them- looks good.. ... cool


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Re: Looking For These [Re: advertologist] #634933
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Originally Posted By advertologist
Dan,
you have a nice little collection of them- looks good.. ... cool

Thanks Randy!
Do you know which ones I am missing? I know i am missing some gargoyle process cans and vice versa.
What grades did they make theses in.
Arctic, Arctic Special, A, AF, BB and ....


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Re: Looking For These [Re: mcguffeyd1] #634935
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did they ever make that style can in a 5 qt & do you have any (picture please) if so?.. ... cool


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Re: Looking For These [Re: mcguffeyd1] #634936
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Yes had quite a few of them as well
Here is one that I sold awhile ago

And another

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Re: Looking For These [Re: mcguffeyd1] #634940
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what do they call the red & black top & bottom?
checkerboard, aztec ? notice some of these qts
have a yellowish background in color- made like this
or is it due too age? .. ... cool

Thanks..


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Re: Looking For These [Re: mcguffeyd1] #634942
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I call them Greek Key cans. I believe the yellowing is age. Some of these are NOS and still have a nice shine and are the most white. Then again it probably has to do with how they were stored for the past 85+ years

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Re: Looking For These [Re: mcguffeyd1] #634944
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Very nice Dan! These are getting hard to find in any condition now a days... I'll keep my eyes peeled for yeah.

I like the yellowing of the paint better then the white. Just looks cool IMO. Good luck with your search! Looking for 5 quarts too, or?? I have a oil can book with some gargoyle quarts and 5 quarts. I'll send yeah a list of the ones they have in it.

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Noah


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Re: Looking For These [Re: mcguffeyd1] #634947
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Noah I am not wanting the 5 quarts. Sold almost all my 5's awhile ago
Have two left and I don't even want them. Too big
Dan


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Re: Looking For These [Re: mcguffeyd1] #634956
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Awesome cans Dan!!
Especially those top two! And the top right is really really cool!!! Do you know it's date? Certainly looks to be earlier than the rest.


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Re: Looking For These [Re: mcguffeyd1] #635020
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i call them greek key cans too :-) here are mine

i will keep my eye out for ones you don't have and please keep me in mind for ones i don't have..we dig the same stuff my friend smile

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Re: Looking For These [Re: djhubba] #635024
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also have 4 of the greek key cans, is one grade harder too get than the rest?.. ... cool

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Re: Looking For These [Re: mcguffeyd1] #635027
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I would say the gargoyle process is tougher out of your 4 Randy


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Re: Looking For These [Re: mcguffeyd1] #635029
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Dan,
how many different variations are there in the greek key qt. set?.. ... cool


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Re: Looking For These [Re: advertologist] #635031
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Originally Posted By advertologist
Dan,
how many different variations are there in the greek key qt. set?.. ... cool

I can think of 22 maybe more.
Dan


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