Lamps

A Victor Lamp

A Victor Lamp.  This Victor Lamp L-406 was found locally and was used underground in one of the Abertillery Coalmines. It is made from Iron and a soft Metal Alloy and Glass. Size 14″ inches x 8″ inches. Weight 7.6kgs. This lamp would have been used in the 1960’s and 1970’s and placed on most conveyor belt transfer points etc. ... Read More »

Messrs Richard Johnson, Clapham and Morris – Miners Lamp

Messrs Richard Johnson, Clapham and Morris – Miners Lamp. This miners safety flame lamp with an exposed gauze was manufactured by Messrs Richard Johnson, Clapham and Morris in about 1914. Made from Iron, Brass and Copper.  Size 9″ x 3″ inches. Messrs Richard Johnson, Clapham and Morris. Messrs Richard Johnson, Clapham and Morris were founded in 1814. The company originally ... Read More »

Photometer

Photometer. A Colliery Lamproom Photometer. Manufactured by Oldham & Son Ltd, Lamps. Made from Wood, Metal and Leather. Size 15″ x 10″ x 10″ inches. Date unknown. These Photometers were used to measure the brightness of the Miners Cap Lamps. The inside of the Photometer is painted white with an internal diffuser and a light gauge. The activated Cap Lamp ... Read More »

Six Bells Colliery – Miners Oil Lamp

Six Bells Colliery – Miners Oil Lamp. Six Bells Colliery – Miners Oil Lamp. A Thomas and Williams Ltd of Aberdare, Miners Oil Lamp No24. The lamp has the name Six Bells stamped along the Brass air-vents (as seen in the image left) and also on the inside at top of the oil reservoir. The Lamp is made from Steel, ... Read More »

Miners Oil Lamp Spikes

Miners Oil Lamp Spikes. Miners Oil Lamp Spikes. Made of Iron. Size 11″ x 1 1/2″ inches and 10″ x 1 1/2″ inches. These Oil Lamp Spikes were used by the Colliers on the Coal Face, they would be hammered into the timbers and the Oil Lamp would be hung from the hole in the spike. Read More »

An Eccles Miners Protector Lamp – Relighter

An Eccles Miners Protector Lamp. An Eccles Miners Protector Lamp. Size 10″ x 3″ inches. This is a Chrome and Brass miners re-lightable oil lamp used by Deputies and Overmen etc, if gas was present they were trained to check for its presence using this re-lighter. Ordinary oil lamps issued to workers were not made to be re-lit, if gas ... Read More »

Miners Oil Lamp – Open Gauze Lamp

Miners Oil Lamp – Open Gauze Lamp. Miners Oil Lamp – Open Gauze Lamp. Made from Iron and Brass. Size 9″ x 3″ inches. Date unknown, though it has some type of a locking mechanism on the oil reservoir. Lamps similar to this were often used in Germany. All parts are numbered, as original. This lamp had an open gauze ... Read More »

Two Copper Oil Flasks

Two Copper Oil Flasks. Two Copper Oil Flasks. Embossed onto the front in a small cartouche are the initials B.C.Co. more than probably from the Bolsover Colliery Company. Size 7″ x 5″ inches. Read More »

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