While clearing some space on the step-shelf of my workbench, I found a box of parts a retired client of mine gave me 15-20 years ago from his 'collection', just because he knew I was "into Model T's"... Some parts can be identified, and there's 'no clue' on others. Is anything worth more than it's weight for recycling?? I'm not sure what they go to.... If someone sees a rare part they may need, I'll be willing to part with it for whatever they may feel it's (if??) worth, plus the padded envelope and USPS charge. Just send me a PM and I'll respond. (I've already kept the parts I can use!)
1.) Valve stem dust covers (Upper left, Pic #1)
2.) Valve stem core tools (stamped 'The Dill Mfg. Co. Cleve USA July 13, 1915) -as above-
3.) A 'Schrader-Universal Tire Pressure Gauge (A. Schrader's Son, Inc. Brooklyn, NY USA Pat'd July 6, 1909, Mar 28, 1916, Feb 14, 1922) There is an oil-soaked leather snap-flap case it fits into. (Pic #12)
4.) 2 stamped 'Schrader' valve-stem caps (Pic #1)
5.) Twist fasteners & grommets for side curtains? (Pic #10)
6.) Assorted 'grease fittings'?? (Found 1 stamped 'Alemite'.) These will not fit today's style of grease gun. There are 3 fittings that have the notched 'dust covers'.... (Pic #11)
7.) Dash Light shrouds/covers (1 with a slide toggle switch). 'Innards' are missing on 2. (Pic #7)
8.) Electrical socket connectors
9.) Various 'oil cups' (5 have the hinged covers) Pics #3 & 6)
10.) Brass & round/twist drain valves (Pic #8)
"Rummage Sale" anyone??? Thanks!
My camera has been set to it's lowest setting.. (Tried twice to upload - - "No go!) Send me a PM and I'll email pics to you. (I'm sorry, but Thank You!)
Here are Marvin's pictures, resized to under 194K for the forum:
I sent you a private message on some of the items thanks David Coco Winchester Va.
very interesting! Some are actual Model T parts, and others could be used on a Model T, however, not original. Others are from something else.
The entire parts lot has been sold. Though I had wanted to educate myself, it still made me think of an old Englishman who said: "It is difficult to remember that the original intent was to drain the swamp, when you're up to your arse in alligators!"
Thanks for the many unexpected inquiries!!
Actually, those pin type fittings are still in use today. They're common on heavy industrial machinery where high pressure safety is necessary.
Note that some of the Alemite fittings still have their dust caps.
They were usually removed and tossed by the grease monkey who lubricated the car.
If you are stickler for details and have an antique car that has those fittings as original equipment, you should also have dust caps on the fittings.