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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


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



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: 115.00


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



Ribbed Brass Oil Side Lamp OL111
Ribbed Brass Oil Side Lamp OL111
Original, quality late 19th century all brass oil side lamp with a decorative ribbing to the oil font, stem and platform all mounted on a black glazed stoneware plinth. The brass burner has twin 1" wicks and the wick control grips are embossed "British Make". Fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. An unusual model. The chimney is included in the price, the shade is not, but it may be available ref code: OS115. Lamp excluding chimney 14" tall and with 23" and 6.75" diam of base. 
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Price: 125.00


Brass Oil Side Lamp OL110
Original, quality 1920's oil side lamp with 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



2 Piece Ceramic Oil Side Lamp OL103
2 Piece Ceramic Oil Side Lamp OL103
Original, quality late 19th century two piece ceramic oil table lamp with brass mounts and coloured decoration of blackberry runners and flowers to one side and primroses to the other. This example is fitted with the best quality brass burner and gallery stamped "Hinks No 2 Lever". The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All has been fully overhauled and, although there is some discolouration to the ceramic in areas, all is otherwise complete and in good and working order. The clear glass chimney is included, although the shade is not, but may well be available ref code: OS136. 14" tall excluding chimney. 23.5" tall including chimney. Body 5.25" diam and base 6" diam. 
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Price: 165.00


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



Wells Umbreakable Cast Iron Lamp   OL88
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


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: 300.00


Brass Oil Lamp    OL74



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 and 4" diam lower aperture. Price is for each. 
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Price: 115.00


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


Frosted Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS132



Small Clear Glass Oil Lamp Smoke Deflector OS131
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


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



Cranberry Tinted Oil Lamp Globe   OS115
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


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



Glass Oil Lamp Smoke Bell SB8
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


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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