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Vintage Oil Pump Restored

This is an original vintage oil pump by the Erie Meter System company used from the 1920s-1940s. This very rare antique oil pump had been completely restored using all original and historically correct parts, by our master level American restoration technicians and custom painted in the Shell gas company classic yellow and red color scheme. Featured on this vintage restored pump is the original badge from the Erie Merit Oil and Grease Equipment company.

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Note: Due to our earned reputation, we have the good fortune to be in high demand by collectors. We always have a waiting list for most items. We suggest if you are looking for a specific collectable, restored to this level, please ask to be placed on our first come, first served list. (Refundable deposit required.) Call 1-800-292-0008

All vintage petroliana offered is a genuine collectable piece of Americana and an appreciable assets, not a fake reproduction. All new items are hand crafted in the same hand and materials as it was done in its era "When Things Were Made in America to Last Forever". If we say "Restored" we mean complete restoration to its original production offering in its era. If we say "Restormod" we mean exact copy with some improved modifications or customizations. All items are fine collectable art at the highest world class collector level. Contact us to request your antique gas pumps and vintage Americana at 1-800-292-0008.

Antique Oil Pump - Specifications:

  • Gas Company - Shell Oil Company
  • Make/Model - Erie Meter System Inc. / 30 Gallon Oil Pump
  • Era - 1920s-1940s
  • Color - Yellow and red
  • Dimensions - 52 1/2" H x 22" W x 10 1/2" D
  • Condition - Antique/Restored museum quality and historical correct.

Erie Merit Oil & Grease Equipment

The Erie Meter System company of Erie, Pennsylvania produced oil pumps and dispensers, air compressors and towers, greasing equipment and gas pumps. Originally named Erie Service Station Equipment Company in 1922, they changed their name to Erie Meter System, Inc. in 1927. They made the Model 100 visible pump in 1930 and a large number of Art Deco clock meter gas pumps also in the mid-1930s. Erie Meter System later merged with A.O. Smith Corporation of Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1955.


Museum Quality Vintage American Restorations from Scottsdale Art Factory

We are the oldest and largest restorer of fine art to museum quality historically correct antiques and genuine investment quality un-restored classic Americana (namely signs). Museum Quality Historically Correct means a world class restoration preserving all original signs, badges, glass with anomalies, natural aged patina, ect. with non structural damage. All age wear and tear is proudly displayed when possible. Contact us for information on restoring your vintage memorabilia at 1-800-292-0008.

Due to our earned reputation we have the good fortune to be in high demand by collectors. We always have a waiting list for most antique and vintage items. We suggest if you're looking for a specific collectable restored to this level, that you please ask to be put on our first come, first served list (a refundable deposit is required).

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Shell Oil Company - Gas Company History

Royal Dutch Shell Company of the Netherlands, commonly referred to as Shell (it's US subsidiary), was founded in 1907 from the merger of rival companies Royal Dutch Petroleum and Shell Transport and Trading Company Ltd. in order to establish themselves as a global competitor of Standard Oil. The Dutch company of Royal Dutch Petroleum was founded in 1890 by Christina Kohlmann and Ian Fortney. The British company of "Shell" Transport and Trading Company was founded in 1897 by brothers Marcus Samuel and Samuel Samuel. As of 2013 Shell made the Fortune Global 500 list. Shell is active in all areas of the gasoline and oil industry, exploration, production, refinery, distribution, marketing, power, and trading and they operate in over 90 countries with 44,000 service stations located worldwide. The SHELL name and logo was used by the Shell Transport and Trading Company because the founder's father started an import business in 1833 selling seashells to London collectors. The scalloped clam shell shaped logo was used since 1907 and the yellow and red colors were used since 1948. The current logo was redesigned in 1971 by industrial designer Raymond Loewy.

Source: petrolianacollectibles.com, wikipedia.org


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