Mining Items

Oldham Miners Lamp – Type F

Oldham Miners Lamp – Type F. This lamp came in its original still-sealed box. Upon opening the box, the lamp was coated in a brown coloured preservative and was rolled and sealed in brown paper with corrugated cardboard packaging. It seems these lamps came from the factory without a battery and bulb.  There is an information sticker on the top ... Read More »

Oldham Miners Lamp – Type F

Oldham Miners Lamp – Type F. This lamp came in its original still-sealed box. Upon opening the box, the lamp was coated in a brown coloured preservative and was rolled and sealed in brown paper with corrugated cardboard packaging. It seems these lamps came from the factory without a battery and bulb.  There is an information sticker on the top ... Read More »

Turquand & Kew Ltd – Ideal Miners Lamp

Turquand & Kew Ltd – Ideal Miners Lamp. This miners lamp has a single gauze inside the pillars. The inner wick burner is porcelain made by Essor Manufacturing Co, Birmingham. Turquand and Kew Ltd. Turquand and Kew Ltd were formed in 1919 and it seems they were dissolved in 1932.  The Essor Brass Founders. The Essor Brass Founders was a ... Read More »

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