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

Summary:
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.
Description:
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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