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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 Loxon Chimney OC3
Original, quality post-war unused clear glass oil lamp chimney in the original very clean card box. This example will only fit the Aladdin lamps models 12, 14, 21 and 23 and Aladdin radiators series 7 and 8. Complete and in good order. Box 13" x 3" x 3". 
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Price: 23.00


Aladdin Loxon Chimney OC3



Aladdin Glass Oil Lamp Chimney OC1
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 aladdin burners models 9, 10 and 11 and standard duplex twin 1" wick burners. All is complete and in good and working order. Carton 13" x 3.25" x 3.25". 
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Price: 23.00


Silver Plated Corinthian Column Oil Lamp OL121
Original, quality late 19th century silver plated corinthian column oil side lamp with a cut glass font and a "Hinks" patent twin wick burner and gallery. This super example has a reeded and tapered column mounted on a seven step square base. The cut glass font has a multi-faceted hobnail type pattern and the wick controls are mounted with white ceramic inserts each detailing "Hinks Duplex Patent". All is complete and in good and working order and the best we have had for a long time. The chimney is included in the price but the shade is not although it may well be available ref code: OS121. 36" tall with chimney. 27.5" tall without chimney. Base 6.75" square. 
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Price: 650.00


Silver Plated Corinthian Column Oil Lamp OL121



Glass and Brass Oil Side Lamp OL120
Glass and Brass Oil Side Lamp OL120
Original, quality 1920's oil side lamp with a decorated off white glass oil font mounted on a brass base on a black glazed stoneware plinth. This unusual oil lamp has a replacement brass twin 1" wick burner and gallery and all has been fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. 21.5" tall including chimney and 12.5" tall excluding chimney. Plinth 7" diam. The chimney is included in the price, the shade is not, but may well be available ref code: OS95. 
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Price: 115.00


Glass and Brass Oil Side Lamp OL119
Original, quality circa 1900, oil side lamp with a cut clear glass oil font mounted on a brass base on a black glazed stoneware plinth. This clean oil lamp has a brass twin 1" wick burner and gallery, the wick controls are impressed "British Made" and all has been fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. 22" tall including chimney and 14" tall excluding chimney. Plinth 7.5" diam. The chimney is included in the price, the shade is not, but may well be available ref code: OS134. 
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Price: 135.00


Glass and Brass Oil Side Lamp OL119



Brass and Cut Glass Oil Side Lamp OL118
Brass and Cut Glass Oil Side Lamp OL118
Original, quality 1920's cast brass oil lamp base of an Art Nouveau form with a six sided base on brass bun feet and a cut clear glass oil font with a brass twin 1" wick burner and gallery. The wick controls have black ceramic infIll detailing "British Made", 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 brass base has a few deep scratches and other minor knocks, but otherwise all is complete and in good and working order. Lamp 28.5" tall including chimney and 20" tall excluding chimney. Base 7.5" diam. The chimney is included in the price, the shade is not, but may well be available ref code: S115. 
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Price: 230.00


Brass Oil Side Lamp OL113
Original, quality 1920's embossed all brass oil side lamp with a twin wick brass burner and gallery. This most unusual example has designs of acanthus leaves to the upper body and plinth. The wick controls are impressed "Duplex Made in England" and all 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 13" tall excluding chimney + 21" including chimney + 5.75" base diam. The glass chimney is included, but the shade is not, but may well be available ref code OS134.  
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Price: 115.00


Brass Oil Side Lamp OL113



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


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



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 and lower aperture 4". 
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Price: 230.00


Green Tinted Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS147
Original, quality late 19th century green tinted glass oil lamp shade with a flared out wavy top section in bolder green fading downwards. The main body section has Art Nouveau designs of flowers and leaves. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery. One minor blemish but no chips or cracks, otherwise complete and in good order. 7" tall x 8" widest and 3.75" lower aperture. 
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Price: 350.00


Green Tinted Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS147



Amber Tinted Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS146
Amber Tinted Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS146
Original, quality late 19th century amber tinted glass oil lamp shade, with a fluted top section flared out and a beehive shaped lower, acid etched with fan shaped patterns. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery and is complete and in good order. 8.25" tall x 6.5" widest and 3.75" diam lower aperture. 
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Price: 450.00


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 and lower aperture 4". 
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Price: 230.00


Etched Glass Oil Lamp Globe OS145



Etched Glass Oil Lamp Globe OS144
Etched Glass Oil Lamp Globe OS144
Original, quality late 19th century "Beehive" shaped clear glass oil lamp globe with a frosted upper section and etched Art Nouveau designs beneath. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery and is complete and in good and working order. 6.5" tall x 8" widest and lower aperture 4". 
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Price: 285.00


Cranberry Tinted Oil Lamp Globe OS143
Original, quality late 19th century cranberry tinted glass oil lamp shade of the "Beehive" shape with etched Art Nouveau designs. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery and is complete and in good and working order. 7.5" tall x 8" widest and lower aperture 4". 
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Price: 450.00


Cranberry Tinted Oil Lamp Globe OS143



Cranberry Tinted Oil Lamp Globe OS142
Cranberry Tinted Oil Lamp Globe OS142
Original, quality late 19th century cranberry tinted glass oil lamp shade with etched Art Nouveau flower designs. Will fit a standard, duplex double wick burner gallery and is complete and in good and working order. 7" tall x 8" diam and lower aperture 3.75". 
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Price: 385.00


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


White Glass Oil Lamp Shade, 3 available OS134



Frosted Glass Oil Lamp Shade OS132
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


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: 256.00


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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