Man-tiques

Wow!  What a find!  This Delco Oil Can is definitely old .  The graphics are on both sides of the can.   They  are in really nice condition.  The screw cap lid has been soldered on and there is also an air stem that appears to have been added, although I am not sure.  This can measures 14 1/4″ in diameter.  This “Rocker-Style Can” stands 17 1/2″ tall counting the handle.  The top of the can reads:  “St. Louis Can Co. 24-5-28  Pour EZ Drum Patent Pend.”

The front (and back) reads:  100% Para Fine Base  Delco Motor Oil Independent Oil Lindsay-McMilian Co. Milwaukee” .  It also states that “medium-winter” oil was  inside at one point.

There are some dings but no holes from what I can see.  Wonderful example of Automobile memorabilia.  

Delco Electronics Corporation was the automotive electronics design and manufacturing subsidiary of General Motors based in Kokomo, Indiana. The name Delco came from the DaytonEngineering Laboratories Co., founded in Dayton, Ohio by Charles Kettering and Edward A. Deeds in 1909.[1] Delco was responsible for several innovations in automobile electric systems, including the first reliable battery ignition system and the first practical automobile self starter.

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