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Posted 5 years ago


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From the late 1910s to the early 1920s, this rare Balso Oil Can is the only one I have ever seen. Made here in Toledo as well as Council Bluffs, Iowa they made motor oil for tractors and other machinery as well as cars. There is only this label on one of the 4 sides of the can.


  1. jameyrd jameyrd, 5 years ago
    Thank you very much to officialfuel , tommy1002 , EJW-54 , adkmetalman , mikielikesigns2 and stonesfan1!
  2. jameyrd jameyrd, 5 years ago
    Thanks BELLIN68 and gargoylecollector!
  3. craigalan, 5 years ago
    pretty cool, thanks for posting it. I'm looking for Iowa companies. Now I know to keep an eye out for them.
  4. jameyrd jameyrd, 5 years ago
    Thanks craigalan, if I see another I will let you know!
  5. jameyrd jameyrd, 5 years ago
    Thanks to ttomtucker and stonesfan1.

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