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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


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


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   OL87



Cut Glass and Brass Oil Side Lamp   OL86
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


Oil Lamp Wall Bracket OL84
Original, quality, late 19th century, cast iron wall bracket, with a cut glass oil font and brass burner and gallery. This very decorative bracket has designs of acanthus leaves and other foliage, a swivel bracket mount to the backplate and a basket to hold the lift out glass font. The basket is impressed "F H & Co Ltd" for the manufacturer and both pieces are impressed with the registration number for the year 1893. All is in the original brass plated finish and is in superb condition. The bracket and the burner has been cleaned and lacquered and all is complete and in good and working order. Backplate 7.25" x 2.5", total 11.5" tall excluding shade and chimney x 5" wide, 11" front to back when out and 5" when in.The chimney is included, the shade is not, but may be available reference code OS114. 
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Price: 185.00


Oil Lamp Wall Bracket   OL84



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: 485.00


Oil Side Lamp OL68
Original, quality, late 19th Century, oil side lamp with a cut glass font, mounted on a cast brass short corinthian column and fitted with a brass twin 1" wick burner. The wick control has an insert white ceramic button detailing 'Hinks No 2 Duplex', which does have a crack across it, but is fully operational. The collar on the glass font is marked 'Youngs', the brass has been polished and lacquered, all has been fully overhauled and is complete and in good and working order. A short, but super quality oil side lamp. The lacquer can be removed upon request, at no extra cost. Base 5.5" square, lamp 26" tall with chimney and 17" tall without chimney. The glass chimney is included in the price, but the shade is no longer available.  
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Price: 185.00


Oil Side Lamp   OL68



Ceramic Oil Lamp   OL60
Ceramic Oil Lamp OL60
Original, quality, late 19th Century, ceramic, vase shaped oil lamp of British manufacture, in the Moorish style with a highly decorated and colourful ceramic body and cover to the lift out brass oil reservior. The square, cast brass pedestal is decorated in relief and stands on four feet, mounted with mythical creature heads. The brass burner is of the best quality, with a key twist action to raise both the globe and chimney, permitting the lamp to be lit without removing the globe or chimney. The wick control has a black porcelain insert detailing the manufacturer: 'Hinks's Duplex Patent' and the double wheel control will adjust each of the two 1" wicks independently. The main ceramic body is transfer printed to the inside in blue detailing 'Patent' and ? and what appears to be 'Istanbul', also a paper label is affixed and details: 'Des. No 340' and '32/6'. All is completely original and has been fully overhauled and is complete and in good and working order, the brass polished and lacquered. The shade is not included in the price and is no longer available. A very unusual and superb oil lamp. The lacquer can be removed upon request, at no extra cost. 12.5" tall without chimney and 21.5" with, base 5" square and body 5.75" widest. 
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Price: 485.00


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: 156.00


Oil Lamp Wick Trimmer   WT3



Oil Lamp Wick Trimmer   WT2
Oil Lamp Wick Trimmer WT2
Original, quality, late 19th Century, cast iron, cutting tool for trimming oil lamp wicks. The plier action will operate the curved blades and this tool is designed to fit into the wick aperture on oil lamps with 1" wicks and, providing the blade has an edge, it will cut cleanly. Embossed to one handle 'U.S. Patent, manufactured in USA'. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order. A very unusual gadget. 5.5" x 4.25" x 2". 
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Price: 85.00


Etched Oil Lamp Shade OS127
Original, quality 1920's, acid etched frosted glass oil lamp shade to fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. This example has floral designs etched to the eight panels and a flared top. All is complete and in good order. 6.5" tall x 8" widest + 4" lower aperture.  
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Price: 230.00


Etched Oil Lamp Shade   OS127



Etched Oil Lamp Globe   OS126
Etched Oil Lamp Globe OS126
Original, quality 1920's, spherical shaped acid etched frosted glass oil lamp shade to fit a standard duplex double wick oil burner gallery. This example has a simple pattern and is complete and in good order. 7" tall x 8" diameter + 4" lower aperture.  
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Price: 115.00


Etched Oil Lamp Globe OS125
Original, quality, late 19th century, spherical shaped acid etched frosted glass oil lamp shade to fit a standard duplex double wick oil burner gallery. This example has an Art Nouveau design incorporating poppies repeated in five panels. Complete and in good order. 7" tall x 8" diameter + 4" lower aperture.  
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Price: 135.00


Etched Oil Lamp Globe   OS125



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


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


Etched Glass Oil Lamp Globe   OS120



Etched Glass Oil Lamp Shade   OS118
Etched Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS118
Original, quality, late 19th century, spherical shaped, etched clear glass oil lamp shade, will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. This very detailed globe has butterflies and moths on branches with other motifs and borders. Complete and in good and working order. 7.25" tall x 8" widest + lower aperture 3.75".  
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Price: 165.00


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



Cut Glass Oil Lamp Shade   OS114
Cut Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS114
Original, quality, spherical shaped clear and frosted glass oil lamp globe, circa 1900, with a 3" band of cut glass decoration to the centre and the upper and lower sections in frosted glass, will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. Most difficult to find oil lamp shades with cut glass decoration these days. Complete and in good and order. 7" tall x 8" widest, lower aperture 4" diameter.  
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Price: 400.00


Yellow Oil Lamp Shade OS99
Original, quality, late 19th century, etched yellow tinted glass oil lamp shade to fit a standard duplex double burner and gallery. The etched detail of flowers, leaves and swallows in flight is repeated in the four panels. The body has a bold diagonal twist to the wavy top rim and the yellow colour is strongest at the top fading toward the base. All is complete and in good order. 5.75" tall x 8" widest + 4" lower aperture.  
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Price: 385.00


Yellow Oil Lamp Shade   OS99



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



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", 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


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 + 3.5" diameter base.  
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Price: 156.00


The Protector Miners Lamp   ML26



Miners Lamp   ML25
Miners Lamp ML25
Original, quality 1920's / 30's, brass and steel oil fuelled Miner's lamp with a cast iron reservoir, a clear glass cylinder, a ribbed brass top half and a wrought iron 'S' hook for hanging. The brass maker's plate fixed to the reservoir details "The Premier Lamp and Engineering Co Ltd Leeds". All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is in good order and appears complete. 10.5" tall plus hook 4.5".  
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Price: 115.00


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


The Protector Miners Lamp   ML24



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" + 13" tall including the top hook.  
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Price: 115.00

Online Catalogue > Oil Lamps


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