WTB: early auto camp items

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WTB: early auto camp items

Post by Linus Tremaine » Wed Feb 27, 2019 12:52 pm

Hi all,
Im still hunting for early auto camp items. I collect civilian auto camp specific things such as coolers, kitchens, folding canvas items, shovels etc.

thanks for looking


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Re: WTB: early auto camp items

Post by Linus Tremaine » Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:29 pm

camp fire grids? Snake bite kits? Goodyear tourist tube carrying bag????
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Re: WTB: early auto camp items

Post by Linus Tremaine » Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:43 pm

Auto Camp Stoves, Medical kits......
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Re: WTB: early auto camp items

Post by Linus Tremaine » Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:46 pm

binoculars.....
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Re: WTB: early auto camp items

Post by Henry K. Lee » Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:26 pm

If you are really serious, this set is for sale. Contact me thru PM.
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Post by dobro1956 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:25 am

Hank, very nice .........


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Re: WTB: early auto camp items

Post by Linus Tremaine » Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:48 pm

thank you henry for the wonderful Wilder Luncheonette!
I am very excited for it to arrive in the mail!


Im still hunting for other antique camp items! Anything that you would take along in the car on a long trip that fits the era. Yale flashlight with stand, coleman auto camp catalogs, accessory driving lights ......

Thanks guys!
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Re: WTB: early auto camp items

Post by Linus Tremaine » Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:33 am

compasses were marketed to auto campers as well.

Ceebynite, leedawl, and Telaway were some of the catchy names they used for marketing to everyday people
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Re: WTB: early auto camp items

Post by RajoRacer » Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:22 pm

Send me your mailing info - I have a "camper" brochure to send your way.


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Re: WTB: early auto camp items

Post by Linus Tremaine » Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:45 pm

PM sent


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Re: WTB: early auto camp items

Post by Linus Tremaine » Thu May 09, 2019 4:01 pm

Rajo,
I got your brochure a while back. I have been meaning to thank you. Have not seen such thing before. Very happy to add it to my catalog collection.


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Re: WTB: early auto camp items

Post by Linus Tremaine » Thu May 09, 2019 4:02 pm

And I am still hunting! Any other items that you guys might have I am interested in hearing about them!
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Re: WTB: early auto camp items

Post by RajoRacer » Thu May 09, 2019 5:55 pm

You are most welcome, Linus - glad you liked it !


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Post by Scott_Conger » Thu May 09, 2019 7:22 pm

Just found this thread and believe it may be my favorite for the year...
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Re: WTB: early auto camp items

Post by Linus Tremaine » Fri May 10, 2019 11:59 am

what about this item-

the folding portable bathtub! Mine is made by the Gold Medal Folding Furniture company of Racine, wisconsin
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Re: WTB: early auto camp items

Post by Linus Tremaine » Fri May 10, 2019 12:04 pm

Or the Riddle Sheet metal auto kitchenette with an AGM stove built in.
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Re: WTB: early auto camp items

Post by Linus Tremaine » Fri May 10, 2019 12:06 pm

from a 1926 journal that I found
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Re: WTB: early auto camp items

Post by Linus Tremaine » Fri May 10, 2019 1:48 pm

oh yes!
I also am interested in canvas tents! This one shown belongs to the local HCCA chapter president. That is his 1923 Willys Knight at our auto campout.
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Re: WTB: early auto camp items

Post by Dan McEachern » Sat May 11, 2019 2:45 pm

Here is a running board cooler that is in pretty nice shape for its age- had it up on the shelf for way too long and should belong to someone who can put it to better use. Cloth is in great shape other than a few stains. If anyone is interested, send me a PM.
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Re: WTB: early auto camp items

Post by Dan McEachern » Sat May 11, 2019 11:15 pm

Mike- I replied to your PM. Dan


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Re: WTB: early auto camp items

Post by MRogers » Sun May 12, 2019 1:19 am

Thanks Dan, I replied to your PM. I look forward to receiving it. Thanks again.


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Re: WTB: early auto camp items

Post by Linus Tremaine » Mon May 13, 2019 10:05 am

i guess I should pay more attention to my own thread.


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Re: WTB: early auto camp items

Post by Dan McEachern » Sat May 18, 2019 1:49 pm

Mike- please check your messages. Dan


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Re: WTB: early auto camp items

Post by Grizwaldo » Sat May 18, 2019 8:17 pm

Linus,
This is a Crescent Co cooler,patent 1902. From the days when ice was cut out of a lake or river in January,buried in sawdust and dug up as needed for ice box or cold drinks. In this thing the lemonade was put in the porcelain tank and sawdusty branch water ice put behind it. $125 plus shipping. The other ting is a Crosley Icy Ball refrigeration device from the thirties. The left ball was put in the cooler,right ball stayed out.$175 plus shipping. PM me if interested.
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Re: WTB: early auto camp items

Post by Linus Tremaine » Mon May 20, 2019 9:44 am

Hi grizwaldo-
that crosley ice ball is sure unusual. I guess crosley was making coolers in those days werent they?

For auto camping, they seem a little large for me. I have a good water cooler already so I think they are better suited for someone else. I will share them with some of my other auto camp friends and see if i can help you make a sale.

Thanks again for sharing!
Linus


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Re: WTB: early auto camp items

Post by Linus Tremaine » Mon May 20, 2019 9:45 am

also- is the crack in it one that would leak if you tried to use it?


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Post by Grizwaldo » Mon May 20, 2019 9:10 pm

That valve is not tight but,yes it would need to seal first in the drink tank and then in the ice section or water from the melted ice would run out the crack.


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Re: WTB: early auto camp items

Post by Linus Tremaine » Sun Jul 28, 2019 2:16 am

Still hunting auto camp items. Travellak1@gmail.com. Let me know what you have.

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