Fry Antique Visible Gas Pump: 5 Gallon Mae West Model 117 – FGP1117
Fully Restored To Working, World Class Museum Quality Standards
Featuring Original, Period Correct Skelly Signage And Milk Glass Gas Globe
Fry Antique Visible Gas Pump: 5 Gallon Mae West Model 117
This is an original Fry Antique Visible Gas Pump, from the early 1900s. It is in working condition, fully restored to world class museum quality standards. Includes original, period correct Skelly signage and milk glass gas globe. The pumps is a Mae West, (Fry Model 117) 5 gallon, Guaranteed Liquid Measure Company, visible hand operated pump. All parts are historically correct and original, and are in full working order.
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Our master craftsman at ArtFactory.com restore all vintage antiques using original parts, refinished to museum quality that is historically correct.All vintage memorabilia, automobilia, and petroliana is real collectable appreciable assets, not fake reproductions. If we say "Restored" we mean complete restoration to its original production offering in its era. This includes authentic, original, period correct signage from the station of your choice. Our previous Fry Antique Visible Gas Pump restorations have included, Texaco, Standard Oil, Flying A, Sinclair, and many more. All items are fine collectable art at the highest world class collector level.
The most popular models of the Fry Visible Pump, named after the company founder, were the Fry Model 117 and Fry Model 17. These vintage gas pumps, with their hourglass shape, were nicknamed after the curvaceous actress of that era "Mae West." The "visible" gas pumps allowed customers to view the color and quality of the gasoline through the transparent glass fuel tank.
Antique Gas Pump Restorations: Restored To Historically Correct Museum Quality
We are the oldest and largest restorer of fine art, museum quality, historically correct antiques and supplier of genuine investment quality un-restored classic Americana (namely signs). Museum Quality Historically Correct means a world class restoration that preserves all original signs, badges, glass with anomalies, natural aged patina, etc. with non structural damage. Contact the Art Factory for information on restoring your vintage gas pumps at 1-800-292-0008.
Fry Antique Visible Gas Pump Specifications:
- Make/Model: Fry Visible Gas Pump "Mae West" Model 117 - Guarantee Liquid Measure Co.
- Era: 1910-1930
- Color: Skelly Oil Company red/white/blue
- Height: 119"
- Base Diameter: 24"
- Condition: Antique/Restored museum quality and historical correct
- Notable Features:
Original milk glass Skelly Fortified Gasoline Globe. Mae West hand pump model with original glass 5 gallon tank.
Fry Antique Visible Gas Pump Info
When we use the terms "Museum Quality" and "Historically Correct," we are indicating our world-class process. We absolutely preserve all original signs, badges, glass with anomalies, natural aged patinas, and everything that makes a vintage item collectable. Maintaining non-structural damage, all age, wear, and tear is proudly displayed to showcase each item's unique charm.
Due to our earned reputation, we have the good fortune to be in high demand by collectors. Because most of our items have a waiting list, if you're looking for a specific collectible, please ask to be put on our first come, first served list (refundable deposit required).
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