1889 Very Rare Nunn, Rochester Brass & Glass Oiler Charles H. Nunn, Rochester, NY Top rim is stamped – Nunn Mfg. Hex is stamped – Pat. 5 – 89″, and “No. There are other stamps on 2 more of the hex flats that I can’t decipher. I have added a photo of the patent papers for this oiler that will be included with the oiler. The top knob of the needle valve is adjustable with a notched rim and a spring loaded ratchet pin, and the notches are numbered 1 thru 10. On the top there is also a rotating filler hole cover. Early reservoir glass is cut and ground on both ends. Another oiler with cast machined brass, not cheap stamped out pieces. Quality made in the USA 130 years ago. It measures 6 1/2 inches high. The glass reservoir measures 2 3/4 inches high by 2 1/2 inches in diameter. It weighs close to 2 pounds. That gives you an idea of the quality of this oiler. 1/2 inch NPT thread. A fine piece of American history. In overall excellent original condition. The item “1889 Very Rare Nunn, Rochester, NY Brass Oiler” is in sale since Saturday, July 13, 2019. This item is in the category “Business & Industrial\Light Equipment & Tools\Stationary Engines\Parts”. The seller is “rjfritz01″ and is located in Fife Lake, Michigan. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Type: Oiler
- Material: Brass