Rare Store Display for # 2 size "Illuminator" Half Shades Circa 1882 !!! Never seen before, Pickled White Painted Wood Peg Stand with galvanized bottom metal plate, nailed from underneath.
Included are the 5 half shades shown in the photos. One is patent dated & marked "Oct.17,75 Reis Apr.11,1882 B. SUN * B.B. Schneider's Pat'd ILLuminator" , whereas the other 4 are generic unmarked originals. 7 1/2 inch outside diameters would hold up standard 7 inch Student shades. All # 2 size straight fitter are 3 inches in diameter which fit all standard #2 burners.
No antique Lamp or General Store with lighting should be without one.
You could Display a 7 inch White Shade on top of stack, as seen in the last photo. (Shade Not included)
Measures : Stand is 14 inches High, and the Base plate is 8 inches in diameter.
Weight : Complete stack is 5 Pounds, and 8.5 Ounces.