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Beer Pump - John Danks & Son, Melbourne, Lever Handle, pre 1928 Object Reg. No: ST 018913

Beer pump made by John Danks & Son, Melbourne, pre 1928. It was removed from a Geelong hotel by the donor. John Danks & Son Pty Ltd began as a plumbing business in 1859, established by brothers John and Samuel Danks. The company manufactured and supplied a variety of plumbing and engineering products such as brassware, pumps, windmills and bells. From 1951 it began to phase out manufacturing and direct retailing and concentrate on hardware distribution.
Beer pump with lever handle encased in china with red and white pattern. It has a cylinder bore and brass disc valves.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr William Freeman, 1928
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: beverages, pumping equipment, merchandising equipment
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection
Primary Classification: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Secondary Classification: Hydraulics - Water
Tertiary Classification: reciprocating pumps
Manufacturer: John Danks & Son, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, by 1928

1928 is the date of transfer to Museum Victoria.

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