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Unused Protector Lamp Co Miners Lamp ML31
Unused Protector Lamp Co Miners Lamp ML31
Original, quality 1920's / 30's all brass unused Miners' Lamp in the original unpolished but lacquered finish, with a working flint strike. This super example has an embossed circular plate to the upper section detailing "Protector Lamp & Lighting Co. Ltd, Eccles, Type 6. M&Q Safety Lamps, Approval B/28. Complete and in good order.

9.75" tall plus 'S' hook 3.5".

Base 3.5" diam.

 
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Price: 135.00


Hailwood & Ackroyd Miners Lamp ML30
Original, quality late 19th century brass and steel miners lamp with a cast brass oil reservior and fittings, a steel upper body with an 'S' hook, a red glass cylinder and a good brass label embossed for the maker "Hailwood & Ackroyd Ltd, Morley, Leeds, England" and "Hailwoods Improved Lamp type 0.1". All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is in good order. Apparently, this model of Miners Lamps were later used by the army, as an "Unexploded Bomb Warning". This is when the clear glass inner cylinder was changed to red one. All appears complete but not tested for working.

10.25" tall not including hook plus 3" diam.

 
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Price: 185.00


Hailwood & Ackroyd Miners Lamp ML30



All Brass Miners Lamp ML29
All Brass Miners Lamp ML29
Original, quality 1920's all brass Miner's lamp with an 'S' hook at the top, the original glass and complete and in good order apart from the missing wick. The circular embossed plaque to the front details "The Protector Lamp & Lighting Comp Ltd Patent Utility Lamp Type A.1 Eccles Manchester". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

10.25" tall plus the 'S' hook x 3.5" base plus 3" top diam.

 
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Price: 230.00


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


Brass and Steel Miner's Lamp ML28



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


Bulpit Copper Ships Oil Lantern N26
Original, quality First World War, copper, ships oil hand lantern manufactured by "Bulpit & Sons of Birmingham". The font and burner are dated "1903 Bulpit & Sons" and the lantern body "1917 Bulpit & Sons". This all copper example has a ribbed conical top air vent, a swing over handle with a turned fruitwood grip, a handle to the hinged rear door and a slide-out copper font and burner. The sides are flat glazed, the front bull'seye lens will magnify the beam of light, although there is a crack to the top of the lens otherwise all is complete, in good order and still in good working order. The burner is fired by Parrafin and all is in the unpolished copper but can be polished and lacquered for no extra cost on request. A super lantern, a most unusual example.

13.5" tall with handle up plus 10.5" handle down.

5.75" wide and 7.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 265.00


Bulpit Copper Ships Oil Lantern N26



Copper and Brass Colza Oil Lamp OL143
Copper and Brass Colza Oil Lamp OL143
Original, quality late 19th century small oval shaped copper workshop oil lamp with a thick rope wick to burn Colza oil. This delightful little lamp has a long tubular brass spout for the wick, a brass screw off cap and a pressed copper loop handle. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

4.5" x 1.5" x 1.75" tall.

 
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Price: 56.00


Oil Lamp Glass Smoke Deflector OL142
Original, quality late 19th century clear glass 'Thistle Head' shaped oil lamp heat deflector, freeblown with a decorated glass applied hanging loop to the top and a fold over outer rim. Complete and in good and working order.

11" tall x 7.75" widest.

 
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Price: 65.00


Oil Lamp Glass Smoke Deflector OL142



Silver Plated Corinthian Column Oil Lamp OL141
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: 685.00


Doulton Oil Side Lamp OL139
Original, quality late 19th century superb oil side lamp with a lift out matching font, the original twin wick "Hinks No 2" brass burner with wicks and gallery and an old glass chimney. The main body and font are mounted in brass and have a very detailed blue and green typically Doulton finish. Impressed to the underside is "Doulton" and "1882". All the brass mounts are original and have been left in the unpolished finish but can be polished back to a shiny brass on request at no further charge. The glass chimney is included in the price the shade is not but may be available; see our "Lamp Shades" section, item code: OS162. All is complete, perfect and in good and working order.

24.5" tall including chimney.

15.5" tall without chimney.

Body 6.25" wide.

Plinth 6.75".

 
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Price: 485.00


Doulton Oil Side Lamp OL139



Green Glass Font Oil Side Lamp OL138
Green Glass Font Oil Side Lamp OL138
Original, quality late 19th century oil side lamp with a decorated green glass font mounted on a pressed brass neck on a green glazed and decorated circular stoneware plinth. This unusual example has a brass twin wick burner and gallery and is fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. The chimney is included although the shade is not but may be available ref code: OS121.

14.5" tall excluding chimney.

22.5" with.

Base 7.25" diam.

 
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Price: 265.00


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



Silver Plated Corinthian Column Oil Lamp OL131
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, but may be available; see our "Lamp Shades" section, item code: OS149

24" tall excluding chimney.

32" tall including chimney.

Base 6" x 6".

 
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Price: 585.00


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 OL102



Wrought Iron Crusie Lamp OL101
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


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


Frosted Glass Oil Lamp Smoke Deflector OL89



Vaseline Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS170
Vaseline Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS170
Original, quality circa 1900, vaseline glass oil lamp shade with strong coloured vertical stripes with a flared and wavy upper section. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. Perfect and in a super colour.

6" tall x 8.25" widest at top.

Lower aperture 4" diam.

 
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Price: 485.00


Green Etched Glass Oil Lamp Globe OS169
Original, quality late 19th century spherical shaped green glass etched oil lamp shade with an Art Nouveau floral design. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. Perfect and complete.

7.25" tall x 8" diam.

Lower aperture 4" diam.

Top aperture 2.75".

 
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Price: 350.00


Green Etched Glass Oil Lamp Globe OS169



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 OS166
Original, quality circa 1900, vaseline glass oil lamp shade with a strong coloured lower band with paler colour above and vertical detail within the flared and wavy upper section. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. Perfect and in super condition. Vaseline glass oil shades are not easy to find today.

6.25" tall.

8.75" widest at top.

Lower aperture 4" diam.

 
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Price: 400.00


Vaseline Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS166



Cranberry Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS164
Cranberry Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS164
Original, quality late 19th century flared top and etched cranberry coloured glass oil lamp shade. This example will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery and has a wavy top with etched designs of swags, flowers and ribbons. Complete and in good order.

7" tall.

8" widest.

Lower aperture 4".

 
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Price: 385.00


Cranberry and Opaline Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS162
Original, quality late 19th century cranberry glass oil lamp shade, to fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. This super example has a wavy and flared top rim and a floral decoration in opaline colour. Perfect and a most unusual example.

6" tall x 8.5" widest.

Lower aperture 4".

 
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Price: 485.00


Cranberry and Opaline Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS162



Vaseline Oil Lamp Shade OS159
Vaseline Oil Lamp Shade OS159
Original, quality 1920's vaseline glass oil lamp shade. This unusual example has a diagonal cushioned surface with a flared with wavy top. This example has three colour variations of vaseline colour and will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. Perfect and complete and in good and working order.

6.5" tall x 8.5" widest.

 
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Price: 400.00


Etched Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS158
Original, quality late 19th century clear and frosted glass oil lamp shade in the "beehive" shape, acid etched with designs of Art Nouveau flowers and leaves. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery and complete and in good and working order.

6.75" tall x 8" widest.

Lower aperture 4".

 
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Price: 175.00


Etched Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS158



Etched and Frosted Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS156
Etched and Frosted Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS156
Original, quality 1920's clear and frosted oil lamp shade with an acid etched design of flowers and leaves. 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 x 8.25" widest.

4" lower aperture.

 
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Price: 115.00


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: 230.00


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: 385.00


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: 65.00

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