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Pair of Merryweather Copper and Brass Fire Engine Oil Lamps FF61
Pair of Merryweather Copper and Brass Fire Engine Oil Lamps FF61
Pair of original, quality late 19th century superb small copper fire engine side lamps, with brass fittings, the original oil reservoirs and burner and large brass makers plates to the top detailing "Merryweather and Sons, Fire Engine Makers Long Acre London" and with the Royal Coat of Arms. The only apparent alteration from all being totally original is that the burners are a little different, one wire ring handle on the oil tank has been replaced, and there is a very minuscule chip to one glass. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Otherwise all is original, in good order and complete and in working order. 8" tall including handle, 3.25" wide and 4.5" front to back including mounting assembly.

 
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Price: 850.00


The Protector Miners Lamp ML26
Original, quality 1920's, brass and steel miners lamp with a cast brass reservoir, a sheet steel cylindrical body above the glass and a brass 'S' hook for hanging. The front brass maker's plate is well worn, but it does just confirm it is a "Protector Lamp" and "Lighting Company of Eccles Manufactured Lamp". This example has an integral flint strike and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Appears complete and in good order. 9.75" tall plus 4" 'S' hook and 3.5" diameter base.  
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Price: 156.00


The Protector Miners Lamp ML26



The Protector Miners Lamp ML24
The Protector Miners Lamp ML24
Original, quality 1920's, brass and steel Miner's lamp with a cast brass base and reservoir, a sheet steel cylindrical body above the glass and a steel 'S' hook for hanging. The front brass maker's plate details "The Protector Lamp and Lighting Co Ltd", "Eccles Manchester" and "Type S.T. Prestwich's Patent Protector Approved Under Lighting Schedule B". All has been cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is in good order and appears complete. 9.5" tall plus hook 4", 3.5" diameter base.  
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Price: 135.00


Miners Lamp ML22
Original, quality, late 19th century, steel and brass miner's lamp. This example is not marked for the maker, but looks to be a 'Thomas and Williams of Aberdare'. The steel top sleeve has one small hole and the wick and burner are missing, although the cast brass reservoir is intact and all is complete otherwise. Has been cleaned and lacquered. Body 9.5" x 3.5" and 13" tall including the top hook.  
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Price: 115.00


Miners Lamp ML22



Shand and Mason Fire Engine Lamp FF62
Shand and Mason Fire Engine Lamp FF62
Original, quality late 19th century oil fired vehicle side lamp for a fire engine. This super example, manufactured by 'Shand and Mason', is totally complete and in good and working order. All has been fully overhauled, the metalwork painted gloss red and the brass mounts polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. The brass label to the top details "Shand Mason and Co Fire Engine makers Upper Ground St Blackfriars Road London" , the two bevelled glass panels are intact and the burner has a locking spring, brass mounts and a slide off reflector. A really good example and complete. 9.75" tall with handle down, 5.5" wide and 5" front to back.

 
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Price: 365.00


Aladdin Glass Oil Lamp Chimney OC1
Original, quality, post war clear glass oil lamp chimney in the original very clean carton. This chimney will fit a standard duplex twin 1" wick burner. All is complete and in good and working order. Carton 13" x 3.25" x 3.25" 
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Price: 23.00


Aladdin Glass Oil Lamp Chimney OC1



Wrought Iron Crusie Lamp OL102
Wrought Iron Crusie Lamp OL102
Original, quality 18th or early 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron " Crusie Lamp". These lamps were suspended from the ceiling in country cottages or the workplace and animal fat (Tallow) was burnt as an oil with a rope wick. The lower section would hold the hot coals or embers. This example has super curls (rams horns) decoration. Great to find these complete and in good order. 7.5" tall plus hook, total 6" front to back and 3" wide.  
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Price: 200.00


Wrought Iron Crusie Lamp OL101
Original, quality mid 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron 'Crusie Lamp'. These lamps were suspended from a beam or ceiling with the spike or hook in the country cottages or workplaces. Animal fat (Tallow) was burnt as an oil with a rope wick, and the lower section would hold the hot coals or embers. Great to find these complete and in good order. 7" tall plus the hook, 6" front to back and 3" wide.  
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Price: 156.00


Wrought Iron Crusie Lamp OL101



Cut Glass Oil Side Lamp OL100
Cut Glass Oil Side Lamp OL100
Original, quality 1920's oil side lamp with a cut clear glass font mounted on a brass neck, on a black glazed stoneware circular plinth. This clean example has a twin 1" wick brass burner with gallery to hold a standard 4" diam aperture oil shade. The burner controls are impressed "Bamford England" and the brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order. The glass chimney is included in the price but the shade is not but it may well be available ref code: OS133. 13.75" tall excluding chimney, 22.5" with, and plinth 7.25" diam.  
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Price: 135.00


Brass and Cut Glass Oil Side Lamp OL98
Original, quality brass oil side lamp with a cut glass oil font. The base has a turned cast brass central stem originally silver plated, mounted on three curved legs, each leg is impressed with the registration number for the year 1910. The brass burner and gallery has two x 1" wicks and will take a standard glass chimney and an oil lamp shade with a lower aperture of 4" diam. The wick controls have white ceramic panels each detailing "W&S Best English Duplex 1 1/16" wicks. Has been fully overhauled, the brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. 18.5" tall without chimney and 27.5" with. 9" base diam and 9" font diam. The glass chimney is included, but the shade is not but may well be available ref code: OS94.  
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Price: 195.00


Brass and Cut Glass Oil Side Lamp OL98



Brass and Green Glass Oil Side Lamp OL97
Brass and Green Glass Oil Side Lamp OL97
Original, quality 1920's brass oil side lamp with a stepped brass plinth, a short plain circular column and a two tone green embossed glass oil font. The base is weighted beneath. The burner will fit a standard glass chimney, two x 1" wicks and a standard oil lamp glass shade with a 4" lower aperture size. The wick controls have black glass inserts impressed "British Made". Fully overhauled, the brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order. 16" tall without chimney and 24.5" with. Base 5.75" x 5.75" and font 6.5" diameter. The chimney is included but the shade is not, but it may well be available ref code OS95.  
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Price: 185.00


Brass and Blue Glass Oil Side Lamp OL96
Original, quality 1920's brass oil side lamp with a moulded two tone blue glass font and a brass burner and gallery. This super example has a circular stem with diagonal embossed decoration, mounted on a reeded brass mount and a black glazed terracotta plinth. The brass burner has two x 1" wicks, and the control buttons are impressed "Duplex made in England". The burner will take a standard glass chimney and a standard oil shade with a 4" diam lower aperture. All has been fully overhauled, the brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost, all is complete and in good and working order. 18.5" tall without chimney and 28" with, 6.75" base diam and 6.5" font diam. The glass chimney is included but the shade is not, but it may well be available ref code OS132.  
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Price: 230.00


Brass and Blue Glass Oil Side Lamp OL96



Brass Corinthian Column and Cut Glass Oil Side Lamp OL95
Brass Corinthian Column and Cut Glass Oil Side Lamp OL95
Original, quality, circa 1900, brass based oil side lamp with clear cut glass oil font. The base in the form of a short corinthian colunm has a weighted mount to the underside, and the font has a brass burner and gallery. The wick control knobs are embossed "Bristish make". Fully overhauled, the brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 17.5" tall without chimney and 26" with. Base 5.5" x 5.5" and font 6" diam. The glass chimney is included but the shade is not, but it may well be available ref code OS125.  
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Price: 195.00


Cut Glass and Brass Oil Side Lamp OL94
Original, quality late 19th century oil side lamp with a circular clear cut glass font on a decorative all cast brass base with a circular plinth. The brass base has a concealed cast iron weighted underneath. The brass burner and gallery has two x1" wicks, will take a standard glass chimney and a glass oil shade with a 4" lower aperture. The burner has the two wick controls on the same stem (very clever) and this example has a fitted lever to lift the gallery with the chimney and shade still on, this removes the need to take off the glass when lighting the wicks. Fully overhauled, the brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. The wick control button is detailed "Hinks Duplex No 2" and the collar on the reservoir "Messengers Patent". 15" tall without chimney and 24" with. 6.5" diam base. The glass chimney is included but the shade is not, but it may well be available ref code OS127.  
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Price: 185.00


Cut Glass and Brass Oil Side Lamp OL94



Frosted Glass Oil Lamp Smoke Deflector   OL89
Frosted Glass Oil Lamp Smoke Deflector OL89
Original, quality, late 19th century, frosted glass bell shaped oil lamp smoke deflector with a super knotted glass loop to the top for hanging. These were suspended above oil lamp burners to prevent soot and scorching of the ceiling above. Complete and in good order. 8" tall x 6.75".  
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Price: 36.00


Wells Umbreakable Cast Iron Lamp OL88
Original, quality, Wells unbreakable cast iron workshop lamp fired by colza / vegetable oil, circa 1900 / 1910. This large example has the remains of the rope wick still in position and its screw off lid and swing handle. The lid has the original wire retaining strap and has some repairs. One side of this lamp is impressed "Wells Unbreakable", "A G Wells and Co" and "No 18". A very clean example near unused, now cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order. 7.5" tall with handle down, base 5.5" diameter, 9.5 widest including spout. 
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Price: 156.00


Wells Umbreakable Cast Iron Lamp   OL88



Cut Glass and Brass Oil Side Lamp   OL87
Cut Glass and Brass Oil Side Lamp OL87
Original, quality 1920's, oil side lamp, with a circular clear cut glass reservoir and on an embossed brass neck, on a circular and stepped black glazed stoneware plinth. The original brass burner with gallery has provision for 2 x 1" wicks, each with a separate control button. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Fully overhauled, complete and in good order. Plinth 7.25" diameter, font 6" diameter, total excluding chimney 14" tall. The clear glass chimney is included in the price, but the shade is not, but may well be available in the Lamp Shades section. 
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Price: 135.00


Cut Glass and Brass Oil Side Lamp OL86
Original, quality 1920's, oil side lamp, with a circular clear cut glass reservoir on an embossed brass neck, on a circular and stepped black glazed stoneware plinth. The original brass burner with gallery has provision for 2 x 1" wicks, each with a separate control button, these buttons have black ceramic inserts. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Fully overhauled and is complete and in good order. Plinth 6.25" diameter, font 5.75" diameter, total excluding chimney 12" tall. The clear glass chimney is included in the price, but the shade is not, but may well be available in the Lamp Shades section. 
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Price: 135.00


Cut Glass and Brass Oil Side Lamp   OL86



Brass Oil Lamp    OL74
Brass Oil Lamp OL74
Original, quality, late 19th century, superb brass urn shaped oil side lamp, with a lift out font and styalised serpent side handles, all mounted on a block brass pedestal. Three sides of the pedestal are embossed and engraved with designs of grapes, vines and leaves and the other is detailed "Presented to John Hanna Esq J.P. by the Ashton Under Lyne Caledonian Association, July 21st 1896. Burns Centenary". The main body is profusely embossed and engraved with designs of grapes, vines and leaves as on the pedestal, and the lift out font has a reeded design to match that on the foot of the urn. The twin 1" wick oil burner is a top of the range 'Hinks' burner in brass, with a white ceramic button to the wick control and marked "Hinks Duplex No 2" and has a gallery lifting device to enable the lamp to be lit without removing the shade or chimney. This burner has the side lug attachments to lock onto the top collar and is stamped "Hinks and Sons Patent". The glass chimney is included in the price but the shade is not and is no longer available. All is polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. A very unusual oil lamp with an interesting dedication. Complete and in good and working order. Plinth 5.25" x 5.25" base, 10.5" widest + 7.5" front to back excluding shade, 28" tall with chimney + 19" without. 
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Price: 385.00


Etched Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS133
Original, quality 1920's acid etched clear and frosted oil lamp shade of an unusual shape. This soft star shaped example has birds etched to the centre panels and the upper and lower sections are frosted and embossed with an abstract design. This shade will fit will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery and is perfect. 8.25" tall, 8" widest, lower aperture 4" and upper aperture 3.25". 
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Price: 230.00


Etched Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS133



Frosted Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS132
Frosted Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS132
Original, quality 1920's spherical shaped frosted glass oil lamp globe to fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. This plain but clean example has a clear section to the base and the main is in a frosted finish. All is complete and in good and working order. 7" tall and 8" diam, lower aperture 4" and upper aperture 3.25". 
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Price: 115.00


Small Clear Glass Oil Lamp Smoke Deflector OS131
Original, quality late 19th century very small, free blown clear glass oil lamp smoke deflector. This was mounted above the oil lamps to prevent the heat from the oil burners, discolouring the ceiling. The smallest we have seen and perfect. 5.5" tall, 5" widest 
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Price: 45.00


Small Clear Glass Oil Lamp Smoke Deflector OS131



Cranberry Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS130
Cranberry Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS130
Original, quality acid etched cranberry glass oil lamp shade circa 1900. This super example has an outward flared top section in a strong cranberry colour and all has a very detailed etched floral and acanthus leaves decoration. This shade will fit a standard duplex double burner oil lamp gallery. Perfect and complete and in good and working order. 5.75" tall and 9" widest, lower aperture 4". 
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Price: 450.00


Etched Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS121
Original, quality, late 19th century, 'beehive' shaped etched clear glass oil lamp shade to fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. This example has a quilted surface overall and is acid etched with designs of flowers and abstract Japanesque forms. Two very minor inner chips to the top rim otherwise complete and in good order. 6.75" tall x 8" widest, lower aperture 4".  
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Price: 256.00


Etched Glass Oil Lamp Shade   OS121



Etched Glass Oil Lamp Globe   OS120
Etched Glass Oil Lamp Globe OS120
Original, quality 1920's, spherical shaped acid etched clear glass oil lamp shade with a repeated detail of Scabious plants with flowers and leaves. This globe will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery and is complete and in good order. 6.75" tall x 9" diameter widest + 3.75" diameter lower aperture.  
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Price: 115.00


Cranberry Tinted Oil Lamp Globe OS115
Original, quality, late 19th century, cranberry tinted glass oil lamp globe, with etched designs of carnation flowers. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery and is complete and in good order. 7" tall x 8" widest, lower aperture 4" diameter.  
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Price: 400.00


Cranberry Tinted Oil Lamp Globe   OS115



Frosted Glass Oil Lamp Shade   OS95
Frosted Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS95
Original, quality, ovoid shaped, etched and frosted clear glass oil lamp shade, circa 1900/1920's, will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. The etched design details five panels, each with a classical figure. A most unusual oil shade, complete and in good order. 7.5" tall, 6.5" widest + 4" lower aperture.  
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Price: 230.00


Clear Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS94
Original, quality, etched clear glass oil lamp shade, circa 1900, to fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. The etched design in six panels, is in the Aesthetic Movement style. All is complete and in good order. 7.25" tall, 7.5" widest + 4" lower aperture.  
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Price: 230.00


Clear Glass Oil Lamp Shade   OS94



Oil Side Lamp OL91
Oil Side Lamp OL91
Original, quality 1920's oil side lamp, with a clear cut glass reservoir, an embossed brass column and all on a black glazed circular stoneware plinth. The original brass burner and gallery has provision for 2 x 1" wicks, each with a separate control button. One very minor chip to the underside of the glazed plinth. The brass been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order. The clear glass chimney is included in the price but the shade is not but may be available ref lamp shades section code OS130. 17.5" tall lamp and 26" total height with chimney.  
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Price: 156.00


Amber Glass Oil Lamp Globe OS54
Original, quality, 1920's amber coloured glass oil lamp globe, decorated overall with daisy designs. Will fit a standard duplex double wick burner gallery and is complete and in good order. 7"tall + 7" widest + 4" lower aperture. 
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Price: 450.00


Amber Glass Oil Lamp Globe    OS54



Glass Oil Lamp Smoke Deflector, Several Similar Available   SB12
Glass Oil Lamp Smoke Deflector, Several Similar Available SB12
Original, quality, 19th century, free blown clear glass smoke deflectors for oil lamps, each has a glass hanging ring to the top and a rolled over outer rim. These would have been suspended from the ceiling, above an oil side or standard lamp to protect the ceiling from the soot and heat. All are complete and in good order. Several are available of varying sizes, 10", 10.25" and 11.75" diameter, please state the diameter required if ordering on-line. Price is for each. 
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Price: 18.00


Glass Oil Lamp Smoke Bell SB8
Original quality, 19th century, free blown clear glass smoke deflector for an oil lamp. This would have been suspended from the ceiling above an oil side or standard lamp, to protect the ceiling from the soot and heat. This 'thistle head' shape is the most difficult to find. All is complete and in good order. 12.25" high and 8.75" widest. 
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Price: 65.00


Glass Oil Lamp Smoke Bell SB8



Oil Lamp Wick Trimmer WT4
Oil Lamp Wick Trimmer WT4
Original, qulaity late 19th century cast iron cutting tool for trimming oil lamp wicks. The plier action will operate the curved blades and this one is designed fit into the wick aperture on oil lamp with 1" wicks and providing the cutter has an edge, it will cut cleanly. Embossed to the top grip "pat Nov 22. 81. Jan 23. 83". Most of the original black paint has been retained and all is complete and in good and working order. 6" long and 1.5" wide.  
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Price: 85.00


Oil Lamp Wick Trimmer WT3
Original, quality, late 19th Century, cast iron cutting tool for trimming oil burner wicks. The plier action will operate the blade to cut a 2.25" wick and, providing the blade is sharp, it will cut cleanly. Embossed to one handle is 'US Patent, manufactured in the USA'. A very unusual gadget; complete and in good and working order. 7.5" x 2.75" x 4". 
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Price: 85.00


Oil Lamp Wick Trimmer   WT3

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