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    Posted 4 years ago

    fortapache
    (2688 items)

    This is Genuine Cannon Oiler Size No. 3 made by the Cannon Oiler Company. Research on this shows mostly sports related information due to the team and a player named Cannon.
    Anyway I did find and old magazine ad and another site with information on this oiler.
    To back up a bit this is the type of oiler used on steam locomotives and other train equipment. I have seen the train crews using oilers like these on the their steam locomotives atrial museums. It could be used on any large piece of equipment of course.
    This piece is 25" long and according to information I found the size no 3 should be 19.5" tall. Not a problem as a piece was added to the tip otherwise this would be 19.5" tall.
    The ad I found was from 1919. So circa 1919 it is.

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    Comments

    1. Karenoke Karenoke, 4 years ago
      I have an old oiler. Same spout as this, but I'm sure mine was not made for cannons. So yours take the "really cool" factor. Nice!
    2. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you very much Karenoke. Probably made for a locomotive though.
    3. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you
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    4. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you
      racer4four
      surfdub66
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      officialfuel
      Caperkid
    5. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you freon.
    6. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you vintagelamp.
    7. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you
      Wandlessfairy
      surfdub66
    8. buckethead, 4 years ago
      I really like this!
    9. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you very much buckethead. It was a good score.
    10. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you
      buckethead
      SEAN68
    11. fortapache fortapache, 4 years ago
      Thank you AnythingObscure.
    12. antiquerose antiquerose, 3 months ago
      Hey Fort, check out my oiler. Not the same as yours, but mine must be for trains too
    13. fortapache fortapache, 3 months ago
      OK here I go antiquerose.

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