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Offline mikeswrenches

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Some Small Oilers
« on: October 26, 2012, 07:35:08 PM »
Here are some some small oil delivery cans I've gathered up over the years.  What is the proper name?  Oil can doesn't sound right, since that is what I visualize oil coming in.  Like a Wolfs Head quart oil can.

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Offline rusty

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Re: Some Small Oilers
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2012, 09:05:35 PM »

Have seen the top ones called pocket oilers, in addition to being small, they have a cover so the oil doesn't leak out into your pocket...

There is definitely a collector niche for those btw...
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Re: Some Small Oilers
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2012, 09:52:14 PM »
Nice colection, I only have the thumb pump types.
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Re: Some Small Oilers
« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2012, 10:27:30 PM »
I've always like those little oil cans.   Heard the small ones called sewing machine oilers, and seen a couple of chrome ones with the name  Singer.   As far as collecting wise, they dont' take up a lot of room!  Seems like there was a huge selection of them, and the pocket ones too. 
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