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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


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: 195.00


Bulpit Copper Ships Oil Lantern N26



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



Amethyst Glass and Brass Oil Lamp OL146
Amethyst Glass and Brass Oil Lamp OL146
Original, quality late 19th century oil sidelight with a cut glass amethyst coloured glass font mounted on a brass stem with a circular black glazed terracotta plinth. The brass twin wick burner and gallery are replacements and have two 1" wicks. 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 chimney is included in the price, the shade is not, but may be available; see our "Lamp Shades" section, item code: OS172.

22" tall including chimney.

13.5" tall excluding chimney.

Base 7" diam.

 
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Price: 156.00


Brass Oil Side Lamp OL144
Original, quality 1920's all brass oil side lamp with a replacement brass twin wick burner and gallery. All mounted on a black glazed stoneware circular plinth. The glass chimney is included in the price, although the shade is not but may well be available ref code: OS173. 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.

Lamp 14" tall excluding chimney.

Lamp 23" tall including chimney.

Base 7" diam.

 
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Price: 135.00


Brass Oil Side Lamp OL144



Ruby Glass and Brass Oil Side Lamp OL143
Ruby Glass and Brass Oil Side Lamp OL143
Original, quality late 19th century brass oil side lamp with a ruby red glass font on a tapered and ribbed brass stem with a circular brass base. This clean example has a standard double wick duplex brass burner with two 1" wicks. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All has been fully overhauled and is complete and in good and working order. The chimney is included in the price, the shade is not, but may be available; see our "Lamp Shades" section, item code: OS162.

Lamp with burner 18" tall.

Lamp with chimney 27" tall.

Base 7" diam.

 
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Price: 300.00


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



Doulton Oil Side Lamp OL139
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


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 are not included in the price and are no longer available.

24" tall excluding chimney.

32" tall including chimney.

Base 6" x 6".

 
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Price: 485.00


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



White Glass Oil Lamp Shade and Gallery OS175
White Glass Oil Lamp Shade and Gallery OS175
Original, quality 1920's white glass oil lamp bonnet shade with the original nickel plated gallery to fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. This shade would also fit other oil lamps with a gallery of 9.25" diam such as harp hanging lamps. All is complete and in good order.

Shade only 6.75" tall.

10" widest.

Gallery 9.25" diam.

1.5" tall

 
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Price: 75.00


Oil Lamp Glass Shade OS174
Original, quality late 19th century white and clear glass oil lamp bonnet shade to fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. This unusual example has a white body with a clear glass underside and an out turned frilly top. Complete and in good order.

7.5" tall.

8.75" widest.

Lower aperture 4" diam.

 
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Price: 145.00


Oil Lamp Glass Shade OS174



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


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 Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS164



Cranberry and Opaline Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS162
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


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: 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: 385.00


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: 65.00


Oil Lamp Wick Trimmer WT3

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