“Oh Clarenence. Not another one.”

“You always say that. But look here. See on the side? C &NW.  Upright spout. Copperite finish. Chicago & Northwestern usually had angle spouts. This is one rare oiler.”

“Honestly, I don’t think I have room. Nobody has bought one for ages.”

“All it takes is one person who knows these things. They’ll come in and clean you out. This collection at this price is a once-in-a-lifetime find.”

“So you keep saying. Meanwhile, I have a whole section of my shop that smells like a garage floor. Go ahead, then. Put it with the others.”



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