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Antique Brass ABOL No.6 Syringe Pump Action Garden Rose Sprayer

Antique Brass ABOL No.6 Syringe Pump Action Garden Rose Sprayer

Abol Ltd

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Antique Brass ABOL No.6 Syringe Pump Action Garden Sprayer

This is a wonderful, Edwardian, Antique Brass ABOL No.6 Syringe Pump Action Garden Sprayer, dating to the 1910s.

In very good working condition, with some surface blemishes and a few small dents. It has a beautiful pear shaped hardwood handle, and includes one large brass spray nozzle and two smaller single hole nozzles. Perfect for spraying the roses and other plants!

The larger nozzle screws directly on to either the head or on the side of the syringe when not in use. The two smaller ones are stored on the side of the pump and probably need an adapter if used on the head, (which is not supplied).

Fantastic design and very well engineered, it was manufactured by E.A.White Ltd, Paddock Wood, Kent; otherwise known as Abol Ltd.

Approximate Size:

  • Retracted Length (top of wood handle to base): 64cm (1 foot)
  • Extended length: 108cm
  • Base Diameter: 3.6cm

The brass label is engraved with:

Patent Silver medal Syringe
Specially recommended by The National Rose Society (a 1908 - Testimonial from National Rose Society Royal Gardens Kew)
Made for the proprietors of Abol non-poisonous insecticide
Patent No. 15759 / 10

The patent dates to 1910 and is an update of the original 1899 patent. This invention, and the accompanying ABOL insecticide, was patented by Albert White, a Hop farmer based at The Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, Kent. This farm and country park, full of Oast houses, is also known to re-enactors and militaria collectors as the home of the annual 'War and Peace Revival,' which is the World's largest military vehicle show and military collectors fair!

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