Lamps

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 »

Turquand & Kew Ltd – Ideal Miners Lamp

Turquand & Kew Ltd – Ideal Miners Lamp. This miners lamp has a double gauze, the inner cylindrical gauze is inside the pillars and an outer copper gauze wrapped around the outer side of the pillars. The inner wick burner is made of brass. Turquand and Kew Ltd. Turquand and Kew Ltd were formed in 1919 and it seems they ... Read More »

Maine Lighting Co Ltd – Carbide Lamp

Carbide Lamp. This Carbide lamp was made by the Maine Lighting Co Ltd, Blackpool.  Made from galvanised metal, iron and brass with a steel and ceramic burner nozzle. Size 8″ x 4″ inches. With handle the height is 12″ inches. (More information on the company to come).     Read More »

A Victor Lamp

A Victor Lamp.  This Victor Lamp L-406 was found locally and was used underground in one of the Abertillery Coalmines. 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. The lamp ... 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 ... Read More »

A Colliery Lamproom 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 is ... Read More »

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