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Brass and Steel Miner's Lamp ML28
Brass and Steel Miner's Lamp ML28
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: 115.00


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: 115.00


The Protector Miners Lamp ML26



Miners Lamp ML22
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: 75.00


Wells Unbreakable Oil Lamp OL134
Original, quality late 19th century all cast iron unbreakable workshop lamp with a screw off lid, a swing over handle with a cast iron grip. This example is impressed "Well's Unbreakable, A.C Wells & Co, No 18" to one side and "Strength & Durability" to the other. All has been cleaned and lacquered and requires a rope wick, otherwise is complete and in good and working order. 7.5" tall with handle down. 10" including spout and 5.75" wide. 
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Price: 156.00


Wells Unbreakable Oil Lamp OL134



Yellow Glass and Brass Oil Side Lamp OL133
Yellow Glass and Brass Oil Side Lamp OL133
Original, quality late 19th century oil side lamp with an embossed and decorated yellow glass font on a reeded brass stem on a black glazed stoneware circular plinth. The brass burner and gallery has twin 1" wicks with two controls for adjustments. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 27" tall including chimney and 18" without plus plinth 7.5" diam. The glass chimney is included in the price, but the shade is not, but may well be available ref code: OS150. 
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Price: 185.00


Silver Plated Corinthian Column Oil Lamp OL131
Original, quality late 19th century Corinthian column oil side lamp in the original silver plated finish with very little signs of wear. This example has all the original fittings with a Messenger's patent twin 1" wick burner with a snuffer lever and lifting key for the gallery to enable the lamp to be lit without removing the shade and chimney. The burner has the control on one stem, this is embossed "A NSCL" and "Messengers Patent" and again on the collar of the silver plated font. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order. The glass chimney is included, the shade is not but may be available; see our "Lamp Shades" section, item code OS143. 24" tall excluding chimney. 32" tall including chimney. Base 6" x 6". 
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Price: 585.00


Silver Plated Corinthian Column Oil Lamp OL131



Blue Glass Oil Lamp OL130
Blue Glass Oil Lamp OL130
Original, quality 1920's Bristol blue coloured moulded glass oil lamp hand with a cup handle, a brass burner and a glass chimney. 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. 6" tall plus 6.5" chimney, base 4" diam and 5.5" wide including handle. 
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Price: 65.00


Brass Oil Side Lamp OL129
Original, quality 1920's brass oil side lamp with a plain brass font, a reeded column and base on a black glazed terracotta plinth. The brass burner and gallery has twin 1" wicks. Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and apart from a minor chip to the underside of the black plinth, all is complete and in good and working order. 25" tall including chimney, 16" without and 6.75" base diam. The chimney is included in the price, the shade is not, but may be available ref code: OS132. 
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Price: 115.00


Brass Oil Side Lamp OL129



Brass Oil Side Lamp OL128
Brass Oil Side Lamp OL128
Original, quality 1920's all brass oil side lamp with matching reeded decoration to the top of the font and plinth and a brass burner and gallery with twin 1" wicks. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Fully overhauled and complete and in good and working order. 22.5" tall with chimney, 14" without and base 7.25" diam. The chimney is included in the price, the shade is not, but may be available ref code: OS145. 
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Price: 95.00


Brass and Copper Oil Side Lamp OL127
Original, quality 1920's brass oil side lamp with a copper plinth and a twin 1" wick burner and gallery in brass. The wick controls are embossed "Sherwood Birmingham". All 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. 24" tall with chimney, 15.5" without and 7.5" widest. The chimney is included in the price, the shade is not, but may well be available ref code: OS148. 
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Price: 135.00


Brass and Copper Oil Side Lamp OL127



Glass and Brass Oil Side Lamp OL120
Glass and Brass Oil Side Lamp OL120
Original, quality 1920's oil side lamp with a decorated off white glass oil font mounted on a brass base on a black glazed stoneware plinth. This unusual oil lamp has a replacement brass twin 1" wick burner and gallery and all has been fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. 21.5" tall including chimney and 12.5" tall excluding chimney. Plinth 7" diam. The chimney is included in the price, the shade is not, but may well be available ref code: OS95. 
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Price: 115.00


Brass and Cut Glass Oil Side Lamp OL118
Original, quality 1920's cast brass oil lamp base of an Art Nouveau form with a six sided base on brass bun feet and a cut clear glass oil font with a brass twin 1" wick burner and gallery. The wick controls have black ceramic infIll detailing "British Made", 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 brass base has a few deep scratches and other minor knocks, but otherwise all is complete and in good and working order. Lamp 28.5" tall including chimney and 20" tall excluding chimney. Base 7.5" diam. The chimney is included in the price, the shade is not, but may well be available ref code: S115. 
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Price: 230.00


Brass and Cut Glass Oil Side Lamp OL118



Brass Oil Side Lamp OL113
Brass Oil Side Lamp OL113
Original, quality 1920's embossed all brass oil side lamp with a twin wick brass burner and gallery. This most unusual example has designs of acanthus leaves to the upper body and plinth. The wick controls are impressed "Duplex Made in England" and all 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. Lamp 13" tall excluding chimney + 21" including chimney + 5.75" base diam. The glass chimney is included, but the shade is not, but may well be available ref code OS134.  
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Price: 115.00


Brass Oil Side Lamp OL110
Original, quality 1920's oil side lamp with the brass font with an embossed brass neck all mounted on a circular black glazed ceramic plinth. The twin wick brass burner and gallery are modern replacements, and all 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, but the shade is not but may be available ref code: OS134. Lamp 13" tall excluding the chimney + 22" with the chimney and 7" diam base. 
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Price: 85.00


Brass Oil Side Lamp OL110



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



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


Cranberry Tinted Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS154
Original, quality late 19th century cranberry tinted oil lamp shade. This example has an inverted top body section with a flared out and frilly top. The body has a deep cranberry colour to the upper section fading to clear at the lower half and an overall etched design of acanthus swags and flowers. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. All is perfect with not a blemish in sight. 9.25" tall x 8" widest. Lower aperture 4". 
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Price: 450.00


Cranberry Tinted Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS154



Vaseline Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS153
Vaseline Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS153
Original, quality circa 1900, vaseline glass oil lamp shade with a strong coloured band around the centre with paler and clearer above and below. This super example has a flared out wavy top rim and will fit a standard duplex double burner gallery. Perfect and in super condition. Vaseline oil shades are not easy to find today. 6.25" tall x 8.5" widest and lower aperture 4" diam. 
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Price: 485.00


Amber Coloured Oil Lamp Shade OS152
Original, quality late 19th century amber coloured glass oil lamp shade. This super example has an out turned wavy top rim in a bold amber colour fading down to bright yellow at the base. The etched design has flowers in six repeated panels and this example will fit a standard duplex double burner oil lamp gallery. Perfect and complete. 6.75" tall, 8" widest and base aperture 4" diam. 
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Price: 450.00


Amber Coloured Oil Lamp Shade OS152



Cranberry Tinted Oil Lamp Shade OS151
Cranberry Tinted Oil Lamp Shade OS151
Original, quality acid etched cranberry tinted oil lamp shade shade circa 1900. This super shade has an outward flared top section in a strong cranberry colour and a good detailed etched design of flowers and swags. This shade will fit a standard duplex double burner oil lamp gallery. Perfect and complete. 7" tall, 8.25" widest and lower aperture 4" diam. 
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Price: 450.00


Cranberry Tinted Etched Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS149
Original, quality late 19th century beehive shaped cranberry tinted glass oil lamp globe with an overall acid etched design of passion fruit, flowers and leaves. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. Absolutely perfect. 7.5" tall x 8" widest and lower aperture 4" diam. 
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Price: 550.00


Cranberry Tinted Etched Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS149



Etched Glass Oil Lamp Globe OS148
Etched Glass Oil Lamp Globe OS148
Original, quality 1920's, "beehive" shaped clear glass oil lamp globe with a frosted and embossed upper section and an etched design of oak leaves and acorns to the lower. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery and is complete and in good order. 7.25" tall x 7.5" widest and lower aperture 4". 
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Price: 230.00


Etched Glass Oil Lamp Globe OS145
Original, quality circa 1900, "Beehive" shaped clear glass oil lamp shade with Art Nouveau designs of 'Scabious' plants with flowers on a frosted background. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery and is complete and in good and working order. 7.25" tall x 8" widest and lower aperture 4". 
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Price: 230.00


Etched Glass Oil Lamp Globe OS145



Cranberry Tinted Oil Lamp Globe OS142
Cranberry Tinted Oil Lamp Globe OS142
Original, quality late 19th century cranberry tinted glass oil lamp shade with etched Art Nouveau flower designs. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery and is complete and in good and working order. 7" tall x 8" diam and lower aperture 3.75". 
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Price: 385.00


White Glass Oil Lamp Shade, 4 available OS134
Original, quality 1920's white glass oil lamp shade with a clear glass underside. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. Complete and in good and working order. 8.25" tall, 8.5" widest and 4" diam lower aperture. Price is for each. 
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Price: 115.00


White Glass Oil Lamp Shade, 4 available OS134



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



Etched Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS121
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


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


Frosted Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS95



Amber Glass Oil Lamp Globe OS54
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


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 10.25" 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 Deflector, Several Similar Available SB12



Oil Lamp Wick Trimmer WT3
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

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