Oil Can

Oil Can

Description (Brief)
This lightweight oil can is cone shaped with an attached handle and spout. Proper lubrication of bearing surfaces was important to machine maintenance.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
oil can
Measurements
overall: 5 1/2 in x 7 in; 13.97 cm x 17.78 cm
spout: 4 5/8 in; 11.7475 cm
ID Number
MC.317984
catalog number
317984
accession number
228784
catalog number
228784.29
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Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Machine Shop
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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