Vintage Garden Syringe Sprayers    

Back Plastic Syringes

Apex plastic sprayers of the above type in a variety of colours (Yellow, Green , Blue,Red, Brown ) . They date from the 1960’s. And were made by a bicycle pump manufacturer ( APEX INFLATOR LTD) . They use a single rubber washer .

Plastic Self Supply

Apex also made a plastic continuous sprayer. This used two valves to control the flow, Both made of thin plastic, one  was  in the  filter and the other in the nozzle.

Left are the components of the filter. The thin plastic disc fits next to the filter mesh and provides the one way valve. Below the nozzle components showing the start shaped plastic disc which is the front one way valve.