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Can of Oil

2008.11.6 (RS5445)

Description

Can of motor oil. Cardboard covered white can with red, blue and navy blue V and navy blue and red lettering, blue band around bottom, light blue metal top and bottom.

Details

Maker
Valvoline Oil Company (Manufacturer)
Date
1950-1960
Inscriptions
Top: "Non-Detergent Motor Oil / PART NO. 265 / SAE 30 / GENERAL PURPOSE NOT FOR / MODERN AUTOMOTIVE ENGINES / API SERVICE SB" Front: "VALVOLINE / Non-Detergent / MOTOR OIL / NET 32 FL. OZ. (1 U.S. Q.T.) 946 ml." Back: "Non-Detergent Motor Oil / Valvoline Non-Detergent Motor Oil is a gen- / eral purpose, non-detergent oil suitable for / certain older automotive engines where / manufacturer recommends API Services SB / or MM. Not for modern automotive engines. / Blended with quality base oils and additives / to provide wear and oxidation protection. / Suitable for some manual transmissions and / gear boxes which do not require extreme / pressure gear lubes. Also suitable for some / hydraulic systems. / Check your vehicle owner's manual for vis- / cosity and API service recommendations." Side: "Don't Pollute, / Conserve Resources - / Return Used Oil / to Collection Centers. / VALVOLINE / Ashland / VALVOLINE OIL COMPANY / DIVISION OF ASHLAND OIL INC. / ASHLAND, KENTUCKY 41114" (Printed)
Location of origin
Ashland, KY (origin); Ipswich, MA (use)
Object type
Mechanical T&E
Descriptive terms
CAN, OIL
Dimensions
5 1/2 in (H), 4 in (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.11.6
GUSN
103611
Related Items
Title 10 Accession number 2008.11.1

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