John Hurley wrote:
> Does anyone know when tire patch kits began to use metal tubes for glue?
> The pneumatic bicycle tire was patented in 1888 by Dunlop. Metal tubes
> for artist's oil paints were first used in 1841, and toothpaste was
> first packaged that way in 1892, so the technology was available from
> the time the pneumatic tire first appeared. Specifically, were tubes of
> glue common in the 1930's?
Patchkits with tubes of glue are mentioned in the Michelin guide (1st ed 1900) -- mvg