Restorations Archives - Vintage Automobilia
Antique, Vintage and Retro items of Automobilia and Petroliana including Cans, Jugs, Pumps and signs.
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Avery Hardoll ‘Showcase’ Pump

Did you see our Avery Hardoll pump at the NEC? Completed as an example of what we could build for you. Either as a traditional brand or customised to match your car or advertise your business or brand, as you see here finished in our own special livery. Restored to a high standard and features include 24ct gold leaf sign writing! Please contact us to talk about restoration options.  ...

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Gilbarco Gulf Pump Completed

Our latest client commission restoration is now complete and was delivered to a delighted customer last week. We thoroughly enjoyed working on this one, being one of the first pumps we purchased, it has stayed in our collection until earlier this year when the decision was made to sell it. The customers choice of Gulf racing colours suites this Gilbarco Salesmaker pump perfectly. If you are considering a commission restoration then feel free to make contact to discuss options....

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Godwin Pump restoration

A sneak preview of our latest restoration project, a Godwin P1 skeleton pump. Whilst still busy working on/off with other pump projects, seeking out more rare automobilia and the various ongoing show preparations, we are nearing the completion of the newest project to enter the workshop. We just love working on these early hand pumps and this one is no exception. Of course, more pictures will be posted when its complete and, it will be for sale too! There is still some way to go but for now here's a preview showing the first coats of its beautiful blue paintwork....

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John Bull Poster Resto Update.

Just a little update on 'Betty' as she has affectionately become known. Restoration is a slow and delicate process but hopefully she is now looking more respectable and the efforts are worthwhile. Normally I would be very wary of attempting work on such an item however the poster had suffered from plenty of wear over the years and we felt it was worth a go. Now she looks even more stunning!...

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