Below is a brief history of John Bean. Found in a PA barn. Rare John Bean sign, Painted metal over would frame both sides metal. 2 bottom corners have repairable rust.
Had tape residue on it cleaned it off, did not clean rest of sign. In as found condition should clean up well.
Snap on now sells this companies machines. Sign is just short of 3x8 feet. Here's a little history on John bean. Send any offers you have.History John Beans heritage began with a retired inventor named John Bean, and his founding of the John Bean Spray Pump in 1904. John Beans heritage began with a retired inventor named John Bean, and his founding of the John Bean Spray Pump in 1904.
John Bean was a pioneer in innovative technologies to meet the growing demands of the ever-growing automotive industry. During the early 1900s John Beans state-of-the-art pressure pumps were often used as portable fire fighting pumps.
The mounting of John Bean pumps on trucks led to the first fire trucks. Early John Bean Mechanical Alignment Machine However, the added weight to the vehicle adversely affected the trucks wheel alignment causing excessive tire wear.In 1925, John Bean engineers designed a dedicated mechanical alignment machine that could diagnose alignment problems and help to align the early John Bean fire trucks, and by 1932 this new alignment machine was being marketed broadly under the John Bean brand name. Early John Bean Optical Wheel Aligner Early John Bean Dynamic Wheel Balancer John Bean engineers continued to innovate and in 1934 introduced the first dynamic wheel balancer. In 1947, the John Bean Visualiner became the first optically based alignment system in the world and quickly became the standard of the industry. Early John Bean Visualiner II The Visualiner II in 1984 marked the first successful application of optical measuring heads with a CRT computer aligner. Our engineers were also the first to develop operator self-calibration for both wheel aligners and wheel balancers. In 1987 the John Bean Signature Series model 9909 became the first alignment machine with built-in training systems for the operator. The companys engineers continued to be at the forefront in developing and applying new technologies to the wheel service equipment industry.
The item "Vintage John Bean snap on tool Service Sign Station 1940s 50s 60s original" is in sale since Sunday, April 30, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Advertising\Merchandise & Memorabilia\Signs\Original\1930-69". The seller is "fivefalkes03" and is located in Kingsville, Ohio. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.