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1885 Liberty Walkup Air Brush


An 1885 Airbrush made by Liberty Walkup's Air Brush Mfg. Co. - Airbrush history from The Airbrush Museum featuring Paasche, Wold, Walkup, Iwata, Aerograph, Badger,  and  more! Graphic created using Adobe Illustrator; the font is "Candy."

 
The Walkup airbrush in it's case. An 1885 model Air Brush in original case with bottle containing needles. The rod with the ball is a guide that you can hold on to. Made by Liberty Walkup's Air Brush Manufacturing Co. of Rockford, Illinois.
An 1884 ad for the Liberty Walkup  airbrush. From the February 1884 issue of "The Century Magazine."

Opened up to show the "wind wheel" and linkage.

Another view showing the air blast tube over the needle.
A foot operated pump made by Walkup's Air Brush Mfg. Co. The air from the pump was fed to a holding tank and then to the airbrush. The operator used both feet to power the pump, just like a treadle sewing machine.
An operator using the walkup airbrush "system." The system consisted of the foot operated air pump, air reservoir, and the air brush hand piece, all connected by rubber tubing.
The "Air Brush Mf'g Co." logo on the top front of the body.


The Airbrush Museum Logo, an homage.


The Airbrush Museum logo is fashioned after the logo on the Liberty Walkup airbrush, an homage. - Airbrush history from The Airbrush Museum featuring Paasche, Wold, Walkup, Iwata, Aerograph, Badger,  and  more! Graphic created using Adobe Illustrator.


          

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