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Oil Can

Oil Can

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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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
oil can
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
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Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
Industry & Manufacturing
Machine Shop
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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