Texaco Visible Gas Pump: Restored American Oil Model 2487 – VGP6399

This Is An Original, 10 Gallon Capacity, Hand Crank Operated, American Oil Pump And Tank Co. Model 2487 (Octagon Body) Visible Gas Pump From The 1920’s, Featuring A Period Correct Texaco Paint Scheme With Original Milk Glass Globe And Authentic Porcelain Belly Plate Sign

This Is A 101 Point Restoration Under The Supervision Of Award Winning Artists H.J. Nick, To Fully Operational Condition, Just As This Pump Would Have Shipped From The Original Manufacture, And Has Received His Brass Tag Signature Certification (Which Is Backed By A Century Of Restoring Historic Collectibles And Recognized By Insurers Worldwide), Thus Certifying This Pump As Meeting All World Class Fine Art, Museum, And Investment Quality Collectible Standards, All Parts (Even Those That Are Not Seen) Have Been Cleaned, Polished, And Painted, And All Internal Components Have Been Rebuilt, Our Restorations Are The Best In The Business Because Nobody Has Been Doing It Longer Or Takes As Much Attention To Detail


Texaco Visible Gas Pump: Restored American Oil Model 2487

The American Model 2487 Gas Pump Is Highly Collector Coveted Due To Its Unique Octagon Shape

This vintage Texaco visible gas pump is a fully restored American Oil & Tank Co. Model #2487, hand operated, 10 gallon pump from the 1920's. At 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 pump top globe light (with the highly collector coveted green "T" logo), and an original, genuine vintage porcelain enamel, Texaco porcelain belly plate sign. This American Oil model 2487, Texaco visible gas pump has undergone a 101 point, museum quality restoration, to original working condition, which is done under the supervision of, certified, and signed by award winning artist H.J. Nick as meeting all world class fine are qualifications. 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.

This vintage Texaco gas pump features an original, clear glass 10 gallon tank, as pictured. These pumps were manufactured beginning in the late 1920's, through the early 1930's. However, due to the fact that this company went out of business prior to World War 2, there are no exact records of what dates these pumps were made. The American Oil Pump & Tank Co.'s Model 2487 gas pump is one of the most highly collected models of visible pump due to its octagonal shaped body. 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 Cincinnati, Ohio, and includes original manufacture model number plates.

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Vintage Texaco Visible Gas Pump Specifications

  • Type: Original Visible Hand Crank Operated Gas Pump
  • Company: American Oil Pump & Tank Company
  • Globe: Original Vintage Texaco Milk Glass Globe
  • Model: 2478 (Octagon Shaped Galvanized Steel Body)
  • Station Signage: Texaco (Original Porcelain Enamel (Full Bent) Belly Plate Sign)
  • Era: Late 1920's-Early 1930's
  • Place Of Manufacture: Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A.
  • Color: Red/White/Black/Green
  • Tank: Original 10 Gallon Glass
  • Dimensions: 110 Inches Tall Without Globe(122 Inches Tall With Globe)/24 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
  • Certification: H.J. Nick Signature Brass Tag Certification & Award Winning Artist H.J. Nick Brass Tag Certification Details

The H.J. Nick Brass Tag Certification ensures each piece to be the genuine article. Backed by our over a century of experience, with our word is our bond reputation and guaranteeing or your money back “forever". The H.J. Nick Brass Tag Certification makes this item one of the highest appreciating, collectible investments that you can make. These items can be insured at stated value, usually on your home owners policy, for little added premium. Thus, making this a safer investment than even those insured by the FDIC, is much more fun to own, and puts you in control instead of the bank.


Texaco Visible Gas Pump Additional Details

This restored Texaco visible 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 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 today at 1-800-292-0008 to get pricing on this vintage Texaco visible gas pump, or get started on your own vintage gas pump restoration today.


Note: Due to our earned reputation, we have the good fortune to be in high demand by collectors. We always have a waiting list for most items. We suggest if you are looking for a specific collectable, restored to this level, please ask to be placed on our first come, first served list. (Refundable deposit required.) Call 1-800-292-0008

Texaco Visible 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.

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