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#697379 - Tue Oct 24 2017 08:54 PM Early 1900's Acme Oil Filter? Very Large Canister
onegroovydude Offline
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Registered: Sun Sep 11 2011
Loc: Missouri USA
Hi. I came across this contraption a few days ago and was hoping to find out any info as far as collectibility, possible rarity, maybe a guess at some sort of value if someone knew. I couldn't find anything other than some old ads from the early 1900's. it's complete minus the two spouts that go in the threaded holes. I believe it's been possibly repainted or touched up at some point but only speculating. It's pretty large. Maybe 2-1/2 feet tall or something like that. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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#697381 - Tue Oct 24 2017 09:20 PM Re: Early 1900's Acme Oil Filter? Very Large Canister [Re: onegroovydude]
wocopep Offline
Petro Enthusiast

Registered: Sun Jan 02 2011
Loc: Wetumpka,Al.
I have seen a couple of these at farm and tractor shows. McCormick made one that looks different from the one pictured. One like the one pictured sold at auction previously for 150.00

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#699326 - Sat Nov 25 2017 10:38 PM Re: Early 1900's Acme Oil Filter? Very Large Canister [Re: onegroovydude]
Badchicken Offline
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Registered: Sat Nov 25 2017
Loc: Virginia
This is super cool. It is pretty big too. That would make a great conversation piece by the pool table.

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