Antique Iron Ay Mcdonald Dubuque Ia Farm Well Water Pump ~ Old Rustic Farm Decor For Sale
Up for offers at sale:
Up for offers today is this antique cast iron A.Y McDonald Farm Well Water Pump. Barn find from an old farm estate in Southern Iowa. Great condition- handle raises and lowers easily. No breaks or cracks- Small old repaired place on one of the handle ears (see pics) its easily overlooked. Appears to be repainted and is ready for display or restoration into a functioning water pump. Embossed lettering reads, "A.Y. McDONALD MFG. CO. ~ DUBUQUE, IA" . Measuresroughly 43 inches tall.Great patina and a wonderful addition to any old farm tool collection. Please refer to the pictures and feel free to email with any questions.
The items I sell are Barn and Farmhouse finds from old farm estates throughout Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri. Many of them have been hand rubbed with an all-natural beeswax to preserve their original old patinas and are ready for display. Every step is taken to protect the evidence of years of use and aging. Some items we leave in as-found, rustic condition with rust, dust and dirt to be restored to your liking.
Selling without reserve to the highest buyer. Don’t miss out by waiting until the last minute. Once it’s gone… its gone.
Keep in mind that the quality, American-made items I sell are from a bygone era. Items made to be used a lifetime; from a time of values, quality and dependability. You will not find them in today’s mega-stores.
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