Restorations Archives - Vintage Automobilia
Antique, Vintage and Retro items of Automobilia and Petroliana including Cans, Jugs, Pumps and signs.
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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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