Gilbert & Barker Model T176: Visible Gas Pump Texaco Theme Restoration – VGP6218
Original 1920’s Gilbert & Barker Model T176, Hand Crank Gas Pump With 10 Gallon Visible Tank, With Original Texaco Sky Chief Milk Glass Globe And Porcelain Belly Plate Sign
This Is A Museum Quality 101 Point Restoration, Signed By Award Winning Artist H.J. Nick, Certified As A Work Of World Class Fine Art, An Appreciating Investment Quality Collectible, Restored To Fully Working, Original Condition, Just As This Pump Would Have Been Shipped From The Manufacturer
Gilbert & Barker Model T176: Visible Gas Pump Texaco Theme Restoration
This vintage visible Gilbert & Barker Model T176 gas pump is a fully restored, hand operated, 10 gallon pump from the 1920's. At ArtFactory.com our restorations are second to none, because nobody in the business has been doing it longer, or pays as much attention to details. Like all of our vintage gas pump restorations, it has been restored both inside and out to working museum quality standards. We have restored it with a period correct, Texaco gas station theme. It features and original, collector preferred milk glass, Texaco Sky Chief pump top globe light, and an original, genuine vintage porcelain enamel, Texaco Sky Chief belly plate sign.
This Gilbert & Barker Model T-176 gas pump features an original, clear glass 10 gallon tank, as pictured. These pumps were manufactured beginning in 1918 and production continued until the mid-1920's. The Gilbert & Barker Model T1767 gas pump is one of Gilbert & Barker's most highly collected models of visible pump. The body of the pump is galvanized metal and has been painted Texaco Red to match the belly plate and globe. The glass gas tank includes original measuring sticks, and a price placard. It also features a switch to dispense gas directly into a car, or into a container for storage. The pump was originally manufactured by Springfield, Massachusetts and includes original serial, and model number plates (pictured).
Gilbert & Barker Model T176 Gas Pump Specifications
- Type: Original Visible Hand Crank Operated Gas Pump
- Company: Gilbert & Barker Manufacturing Company
- Globe: Original Vintage Texaco Sky Chief Milk Glass Globe
- Model: T176
- Station Signage: Texaco Sky Chief (Original Porcelain Enamel (Full Bent) Belly Plate Sign)
- Era: 1920's
- Place Of Manufacture: Springfield, MA., U.S.A.
- Color: Red/Green/White/Black
- Tank: Original 10 Gallon Glass
- Dimensions: 101 3/4 Inches Tall Without Globe(114 Inches Tall With Globe)/20 Inch Base Diameter
- Custom Heavy Duty Base 6 Wheel Dolly Secured To Original Base Mounts With Mar Proof Wheels For Easy One Person Moving
- Condition: Fully Restored To Working, Museum Quality Collector Condition, A 101 Point World Class Fine Art Restoration By Award Winning Artist H.J. Nick
Gilbert & Barker Model T176 Gas Pump Additional Details
This restored Texaco Sky Chief, vintage visible, Gilbert & Barker Model T176 gas pump has been fully restored to museum quality. All parts are historically correct, original, and are in fully working order. It is a 101 point, world class fine art restoration that has been done under the supervision of award winning artist H.J. Nick. Furthermore, he has signed and certified it as meeting all world class fine art, and appreciable investment quality collectible standards. This certification means each item bearing his signature is backed by over 100 years of manufacturing world class fine art handmade furnishings, and restoring America's finest collectibles to original, museum quality condition. To top it all off, all of our vintage visible gas pumps are mounted on a base with wheels so that it can be moved easily. It is little extra details like this that make the difference between and ordinary restoration, and an extraordinary, world class fine art museum quality restoration.
When it comes to vintage petroliana restorations, we offer not only the highest quality available anywhere at any price, but unlimited customizations. Your options are limited only by your imagination when restoring with artfactory.com. This means that we can restore vintage gas pumps to any gas station or theme of your choice, or make special modifications to the pump at your request (for example, many customers request for their pump to dispense beer). Not only that, but we are a one stop shop for your petroliana themed man cave, and have one of the largest selections of authentic, museum quality collectible restored neon, and vintage porcelain signs for sale anywhere. Don't settle for low quality reproductions that will never have any long term value, when you can own "the genuine article". Contact ArtFactory.com today at 1-800-292-0008 to get pricing on this vintage Gilbert & Barker Model T176 gas pump, or get started on your own vintage gas pump restoration today.
Details From Original Gilbert & Barker Sales Literature
Gilbert and Barker Manufacturing Company
Pumps and Tanks for the Oil Trade
Gilbert & Barker T-176 Sight Measure Nozzle Control Visible Pump
Semaphore Signal -- This is an exclusive feature of G&B visible pumps and an important on to you because it secures the confidence of your customers and is looked upon favorably by sealing authorities everywhere.
Pumping Unit -- The heart of a visible pump is the pumping unit and thousands of users of these visible pumps concede that for speed of delivery, ease of opertion and long service without trouble, few pumps equal this G&B double-acting pumping unit. It delivers ten gallons with twelve and one-half strokes, and its operation is easier than most pumps. It is strongly built throughout, having driving lings and pins of hardened steel, which practically eliminate wear. A self-adjusting spring tension stuffing box through which the piston rod passes lessens the need for frequent attention at this point.
Lighting -- Bulb socket in dome cover just over bowl, lights up globe, and shines down through glass skylight into the bowl, brilliantly illuminating the gasoline.
Shell -- The pressed steel shell, ribbed for stiffness, provides ample space for displaying trade-marks and the proportions of the pump, its symmetry and dignified design combine to produce an attractive appearance.
Hose and Nozzle -- 10' length of 1" flexible, metallic, fabric covered hose and positive, quick closing nozzle are provided. At night nozzle is inserted inside the pump, and the door is closed and fastened.
Height Overall (less globe) 101 3/4"
Base 20" in diameter. 6 bolt holes in base casting.
Shipping Weight Approximately 380 pounds.
At ArtFactory.com we make vintage gas pump display carts so that you can conveniently move your vintage visible gas pumps and other heavy collectibles from place to place. These custom islands with wheels can be come built to suit you needs. They can be built to hold one gas pump, or you whole collection, and can also be built for lubesters and vending machines. These vintage gas pump display carts are an original design by award winning artist H.J. Nick, and are hand built in heavy gage steel. The even come complete with electrical wiring so that your pumps can plug right into the island. The are also UL listed.
Finally, a convenient way to display and transport your heavy collectibles. This example includes 25 Foot industrial duty cord with plug wired and 4 duplex electrical outlets. Vintage gas pump display carts can be custom designed to any size, and like all of our products are built custom made to order. They can also be hand finished in any color to match you collectibles or the color scheme of your man cave. The vintage gas pump display carts pictured feature a 1930's-50's era Texaco color theme. They are custom finished to appear as worn and aged concrete colored Texaco red and grease stained in a battleship gray.
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Gilbert & Barker Model T176 Gas Pump Info
- All brass parts are solid polished original brass
- Rare collectors preferred original "Milk Glass" globe
- All sign-age is correct porcelain original era material (no fake foreign made parts or signs used)
- All internals have been polished and rebuilt
- Pump is in working order
- Backed by a century of fine craftsmanship since 1913
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, ect. with non structural damage. All age wear and tear is proudly displayed, when possible, on signage and gas pump globes. Contact the Art Factory for information on restoring your antique gas pumps at 1-800-292-0008.