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5 edition of Collecting Oil Cans found in the catalog.

Collecting Oil Cans

by W. Clark Miller

  • 199 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Schiffer Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antiques & Collectables,
  • Petroleum,
  • Commercial - Advertising,
  • Art,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Catalogs,
  • Collectors and collecting,
  • Oilcans,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    Schiffer Book for Collectors

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10931728M
    ISBN 100764313363
    ISBN 109780764313363
    OCLC/WorldCa47236248

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