Lamps

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. All parts are numbered. This lamp had an open gauze on top of the glass. Later lamps had a Steel or Aluminium Bonnet to protect the gauze.  Read More »

Miners Oil Lamp Spikes

Miners Oil Lamp Spikes. Made of Iron. Size 11″ x 1 1/2″ and 10″ x 1 1/2″ 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 »

Lamproom Sealing Wax

Lamproom Sealing Wax. Made from Wax. Size 4″ x 1/2″ x 1/2″ inches. This Sealing Wax with a wick was used to seal the release pins in place in the Cap-Lamp bezel so that no-one could access the air tight lens and bulb to expose the electrical parts. The wick would be set alight to melt the wax enabling it ... Read More »

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) and also on the inside at top of the oil reservoir. The Lamp is made from Steel, Iron and Brass. Size 10″ x 3 1/2″ ... Read More »

John Lancaster Steam Coal Collieries – Roseheyworth Colliery Lamp

John Lancaster Steam Coal Collieries – Roseheyworth Colliery Lamp. Mr John Lancaster Collieries Company first had connections with the Blaina Collieries in the beginning of March 1878, at this time it was announced that Messrs John Lancaster & Co would be taking control of the Blaina Collieries on lease from the Nantyglo & Blaina Co. On the 16th March 1878 ... Read More »

John Lancaster Steam Coal Collieries – Cwmtillery Colliery Lamp

John Lancaster Steam Coal Collieries – Cwmtillery Colliery Lamp. Mr John Lancaster Collieries Company first had connections with the Blaina Collieries in the beginning of March 1878, at this time it was announced that Messrs John Lancaster & Co would be taking control of the Blaina Collieries on lease from the Nantyglo & Blaina Co. On the 16th March 1878 ... Read More »

Osram Miners Bulbs

Osram Miners Bulbs. Two (empty) boxes of 25 Osram Pearl 4V 1amp  Gas filled Krypton Bulbs. Size 7″ x 7″ x 2″ inches. They are official MDS – Mines Department Stamped bulbs made by the General Electric Company Ltd, England. Read More »

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