Alternating "Shields & Owls" Pattern Oil Lamp made by Atterbury of Pittsburgh,Pa. with Patented Screw Connector Threads on Octagon Base and on the Clear Glass Fount. Patented Screw Connector Patent was 1868 and used up to the Bicentennial 1876.
Complete with Burner and Chimney. Burner is a #1 with a Thumbwheel marked : "Miller Co.* Made USA."
Chimney is a #1 Pearl Top with factory acid etched "Crescent" on base.
Condition : Near Mint Condition. Normal wear marks on base and some flea bites on chimney. See detailed photos.
Measurements : Lamp Stands 9 1/4 inches High, and measures 4 1/4 inches across the Base. Overall Lamp is 16 inches High from the Base to Top of Chimney.
Weight : 1 Pound 15.6 Ounces.
Shield & Star Owl Pattern Book Ref. : Oil Lamps (volume 2)
By : Thuro
Page : 149
Illustration : (No. 756)
(reprint from Russel Irwin 1860's catalog)
Shield & Owl Pattern Book Ref. : Oil Lamps (volume 1)
By : Thuro
Page : 117
Illustration : (h)
connector patents on page : 119
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