After an absence of nearly 15 years, the much loved oil brand, made famous by its distinctive green hue, is back – and it’s available right here at Opie Oils!
Duckhams is well known and respected by classic car enthusiasts for it’s high quality motor oils. In fact many of the manufacturers that built the classic cars of today actually recommended Duckhams lubricants for their engines and drivelines.
A Brief History of Duckhams
Alexander Duckham was an English chemist and businessman who in 1899 founded Alexander Duckham & Co. He dedicated his life to solving technological problems relating to lubrication and produced the first multigrade oil for motorists; and soon Duckhams was regarded the largest independent lubrication oil company in the UK.
In 1951 the decision was made that the multigrade oil was the oil of the future. The famous Q20-50, with its distinctive green colour, could be used universally in all forms of transport and motorsport. Today, by combining the experience of over 110 years of oil production with modern blending technology, every green drop of Duckhams Oil will give your classic engine extra protection, in all conditions, helping you keep your cherished classic running beautifully.