Locations: El Monte
Dates of Operation: 1953 - ?
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U.S. SYNCROGEAR ASHTRAY HUECKEL CHINA CO. MADE IN U.S.A.
Current Price: $6.00
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VTG Hueckel China PEERLESS US Farm & Agriculture WATER PUMP Advertising Ashtray
Current Price: $34.20
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Vintage Hueckel China Berkeley Water Pump Hydrant Advertising Ashtray Midcentury
Current Price: $59.00
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Vintage Hueckel China Layne Water Pump Advertising Figural Ashtray Midcentury
Current Price: $29.99
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VINTAGE 1950s Ashtray U.S. Syncrogear - Ceramic Hueckel China
Current Price: $19.99
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Vintage U.S. Syncrogear Ash Tray Hueckel China Co. El Monte, Calif. Unused
Current Price: $17.95
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Vintage - US Syncrogear - Hueckel China - Pump Motor - Ashtray - El Monte Calif.
Current Price: $35.00
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Vintage Hueckel China Layne & Bowler Farm Water Pump Turbine Advertising Ashtray
Current Price: $29.99
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Vintage Hueckel China Layne Water Pump Advertising Figural Ashtray Midcentury
Current Price: $69.99
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U.S. Syncrogear Ashtray by Hueckel China El Monte, CA Advertising
Current Price: $17.99
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1969 -DEMING DIV, Hueckel China Water Pump ASHTRAY-CRANE CO.
Current Price: $24.99
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US Syncrogear Ceramic Ashtray Hueckel China Company
Current Price: $27.99
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1969 US STEEL - DEMING PUMP Hueckel China Water Pump ASHTRAY
Current Price: $24.99
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Hueckel China Layne Irrigation Pump Ashtray California FINE COND. Advertising
Current Price: $26.88
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Hueckel China & Porcelain produced various ceramic items, but what seems to turn up the most at collectibles shows and flea markets are their ashtrays featuring industrial themes, especially water pumps. They are listed in Lehners Encyclopedia of Marks under a catch-all entry for “El Monte, California Varioius Potteries”, along with Miali Pottery. I’ve seen Miali quite a bit more frequently than Hueckel. Interestingly, both Miali and Hueckel seem to still be in operation today, albeit in different forms.

Mike L. posted the photos of the Hueckel ashtray shown below. The pottery started in 1953 and was located in El Monte - at least one of the addresses of the company was on Durfee. Lehner says that the company ran as late as 1977, but we think that Hueckel became a modern company (HCP Industries) after moving to Chico. That information came from Ceramic Source Vol 1, 1986.

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