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Rippingilles Brass Air Vent Plaque NM392
Rippingilles Brass Air Vent Plaque NM392
Original, quality pressed brass plaque from the door of a late 19th century steel paraffin travelling oven / stove as used in caravans and similar. This also served as a cooling feature for the oven. This larger example has three countersunk screw holes for mounting, a twist grip to the centre and is embossed "Rippingilles Patent, Albion Lamp Co", "Prize Medals" and has the Royal Coat of Arms to the top. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

4.5" x 4.5".

 
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Price: 65.00


Rippingilles Brass Air Vent Plaque NM391
Original, quality pressed brass plaque from the door of a late 19th century steel paraffin travelling oven / stove as used in caravans and similar. This also served as a cooling feature for the oven. This smaller example has three countersunk screw holes for mounting, a twist grip to the centre and is embossed "Rippingilles Ltd Patent" and has the Royal Coat of Arms to the top. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

3.25" x 3.25" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 45.00


Rippingilles Brass Air Vent Plaque NM391



1945 Military Oil Hand Lamp OL148
1945 Military Oil Hand Lamp OL148
Original, quality Second World War Issue, oil hand lamp very similar if not identical to the 'Railway Guards' hand signal lantern. This version issued to the war dept is dated 1945, and for the maker "C Eastgate & Son Birmingham", it has the original green paintwork, the original oil font, burner and wick and the two colour signal cylinder, red and blue for Stop & Go. Although the paint is chipped and flaking in place, all is complete and in good and working order otherwise, with the brass polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Unusual to find one so complete and in presentable order.

13" tall.

5" base diam.

Bezel 4" diam.

5.5" widest diam.

 
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Price: 256.00


Silver Plated Corinthian Column Oil Lamp OL141
Original, quality late 19th century Corinthian Column oil side lamp with a tapered column and cut glass font. This example has all the original fittings with a 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 both the wick controls on one stem, this is impressed "Hinks Duplex Patent". The burner is stamped with the registration number for the year 1888 and the square plinth to the base is impressed for the retailer "Gibbons & Co Ltd Belfast". 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, with no wear to the silver plating, a superb example. The chimney is included in the price, the shade is not, but may be available; see our "Lamp Shades" section, item code: OS121.

30.5" tall with chimney.

21.5" without chimney.

Font 6.25" chain.

Plinth 6.25" x 6.25".

 
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Price: 565.00


Silver Plated Corinthian Column Oil Lamp OL141



Wells Unbreakable Oil Lamp OL134
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. This shade is not included in the price.

7.5" tall with handle down.

10" including spout plus 5.75" wide.

 
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Price: 156.00


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 shade is not included in the price and is no longer available.

24" tall excluding chimney.

32" tall including chimney.

Base 6" x 6".

 
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Price: 485.00


Silver Plated Corinthian Column Oil Lamp OL131



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


White Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS183
Original, quality circa 1900, white glass flared top oil lamp shade. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. This example has a wavy and flared top rim and is most unusual to find in white glass. Complete and in good and working order.

6.25" tall x 8.5" widest.

Lower aperture 4" diam.

 
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Price: 230.00


White Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS183



Etched and Cut Glass Frosted Oil Lamp Shade OS182
Etched and Cut Glass Frosted Oil Lamp Shade OS182
Original, quality 1920's spherical shaped etched and frosted, clear glass oil lamp globe to fit a standard duplex double wick burner gallery. This unusual example has an etched abstract design with three cut glass panels. Complete and in good and working order.

7" tall.

8" diam.

Lower aperture 4" diam.

 
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Price: 230.00


Green Tinted Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS181
Original, quality green tinted glass oil lamp shade circa 1900, with etched floral designs. This example has a flared upper section and will fit a standard duplex double wick burner gallery. Complete and in good and working order.

6.75" tall x 7.25" widest.

Lower aperture 4" diam.

 
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Price: 350.00


Green Tinted Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS181



Green Tinted Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS180
Green Tinted Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS180
Original, quality green tinted glass oil lamp shade circa 1900, with etched floral designs. This example has a flared upper section and will fit a standard duplex double wick burner gallery. Complete and in good and working order.

7" tall.

8.25" widest.

Lower aperture 4" diam.

 
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Price: 350.00


Cranberry Tinted Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS178
Original, quality late19th century cranberry tinted clear glass etched oil lamp shade. To fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. This example has Art Nouveau etched designs to the clear glass body with a cranberry tinted wavy and out turned frilly top rim. Tiny knock to the middle section otherwise complete and in good and working order.

6.25" tall x 8.75" widest.

Lower aperture internal 4" diam.

 
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Price: 230.00


Cranberry Tinted Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS178



White Glass Oil Lamp Bonnet Shade OS173
White Glass Oil Lamp Bonnet Shade OS173
Original, quality late 19th century bonnet shaped glass oil lamp shade with a clear under surface with a 4" diameter lower aperture and fluted flared top to the white glass upper body. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. An unusual example. Complete and in good order and working order.

8.5" tall x 9" widest diam.

 
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Price: 230.00


Etched Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS172
Original, quality late 19th century clear and frosted glass oil lamp shade in the "bee hive" shape, acid etched with designs of Art Nouveau leaves and flowers. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery and is complete and in good and working order.

7.5" tall x 8" widest diam.

Lower aperture 4".

 
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Price: 200.00


Etched Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS172



Frosted and Cut Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS168
Frosted and Cut Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS168
Original, quality late 19th century frosted spherical shaped glass oil lamp globe with a 1.75" band of hobnail clear cut glass. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. Perfect and complete.

6.75" tall x 8" diam.

Lower aperture 4".

Top aperture 1 1/8".

 
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Price: 300.00


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.

Lower aperture 4" diam.

 
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Price: 400.00


Vaseline Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS153



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.

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.

Lower aperture 4".

 
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Price: 185.00


Etched Glass Oil Lamp Globe OS145



White Glass Oil Lamp Shade, 3 available OS134
White Glass Oil Lamp Shade, 3 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.

4" diam lower aperture.

Price is for each.

 
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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: 200.00


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: 185.00


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: 300.00


Oil Lamp Wick Trimmer WT5
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron cutting tool for trimming oil burner wicks. The plier action will operate the blade to cut a curve on a 1.25" wick and providing the blade is sharp it will cut cleanly. Embossed to one handle is U.S. patent manufactured in the U.S.A. A very unusual gadget. Complete and in good and working order.

6" x 1.75" x 3" tall.

 
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Price: 65.00


Oil Lamp Wick Trimmer WT5

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