Rare Hobbs "White Snowflake" Table Oil Lamp with P. & A. 2 5/8 inch Flange Lip Burner & Pearl Top Chimney . Ca. 1890.
Mint & Factory Logo Chimney : "MacBeth Co. * Pearl Top * Pittsburgh,USA" !
"P. & A. Waterbury,Conn." 2 5/8 inch Flange Lip Burner & Taplin Collar.
Lamp alone Stands 8 3/4 High to Collar, and Overall 18 inches to top of chimney. Base is 5 inches in Diameter.
Weighs 2 Pounds, and 9.7 Ounces complete.
Condition,Condition,Condition ; MINT original Glass lamp & Chimney Condition, with No Glass Cracks, Fractures, Heat Checks, or Burst Air Bubbles. Brass is all undamaged with a warm patina.
Normal acceptable factory imperfections on Opalescent Glass would be a minor brown or white spot, internal air bubbles and EAPG straw marks.
Hobbs Table Lamps were Sold with & without Glass Cover connectors. Someone added white paste to this stem connector to keep it tight, which isn't a bad idea since people would over-tighten them causing cracks.
Hobbs Snowflake Pattern Book Ref. :
Oil Lamps Volume 3
By : Thuro
Page : 109
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