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warren
Quick question about a 237 I have.  It is made in USA but has an old style small solid black knob on it (domed type with no direction disk).   I think this is the same as on the military 237B.  So my question, when did they start using the direction disk on the 237?  I'm trying to decide if this is pre-war or post war.  I know that 220/228 before the war already had the direction disk as did the 220BX during war production.

I believe they did make 237 before the war and I wonder if this is one.  (Can't see the date on the bottom and there is no date on the side stamped logo)


Warren

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dbosch
Warren-
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Final research shows the 237A started in January 1941 per the Jobber's catalogs.  There were no original 237 before that.  It has the large Coleman stamp on the side, right?

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SilkliteJon
Warren,
Another clue may be which style of pump attachment it has. Is it attached with threads or screws? That may help determine pre or post.
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dbosch
Has anyone ever seen a civilian 237 with a screw on pump?  All I've ever seen is the two screw type, just like what is found on a 242 series of the time.  This is one area where I believe the green book is incorrect.  The jobbers catalogs, pre and post WWII only show the 237A in 1941 and then are silent until the return of the 237 (no A) in the mid 50's  The 237B is not discussed in the jobbers catalogs as it was a military model.  It has the screw on pump and I believe is the only model to sport one.
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warren
2 screws hold the pump.  Also the collar is Raised letters, so that might make me think later so maybe even some of the post war had the old style knob.

I'll have to look at it more later.  I think the gen listed on it is 237-299 (3 digit).

Where should the date be on it?

I'll try for pictures tomorrow.

Warren

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