Complete Perkin's & House Explosion Proof Lamp with Correct Burner & Chimney !!! Pat'd. 1866.

Complex internal Draft System Patented by "Perkin's & House" The Explosion Proof Lamp with Raised Vine Leaves on the Base with Correct Burner & Chimney !

Brass Fount Embossed : "The Perkins & House Non-Explosive Lamp * Patented Dec.11,1866"

Working Correct Non-Explosive Burner Thumbwheel also marked : "Pat'd Dec.11,66" and has the Skirted Base with the Set-Screw coronet for the Flange Lip Chimney.

Mint Unused Flange Lip Chimney has the 2 3/8 inch base, and stands 7 1/2 inches High.

Condition Report : Flange Lip Chimney is Near Mint with normal factory imperfections. Cast Iron Base & Stem have No Rust with original Black ref. paint underneath and newly restored Lead-Free Black Paint on the Base & Stem Exterior. Brass Fount & Burner have a mellow brownish patina from 140 years of exposure. There are a couple dings in the metal fount which can be seen in the last 2 photos.

Lamp is 8 inches High, and stands Overall 16 3/4 inches from base to top of chimney.

Weight : 2 Pounds, and 9.1 Ounces.

Item ID: 3842

$160 USD

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