For sale is this Antique Trethaway Bros. Parsons, Pa. Miner's Oil Wick Cap Lamp. It measures 3 1/4" high from the base to the tip of the wick and has a cap similar to WWI military helmets. It is signed Trethaway Parson, PA which is located on the outskirts of Wilkes-Barre, PA, the heart of mining country in the last century. Oil wicks went out of use at the beginning of the 20th century and this one appears to have little, if any use as there is no residue inside and no dents, holes or damage. Price is low and firm.
Antique Trethaway Bros. Parsons, PA Miner's Oil Wick Cap Lamp with Bubble or Helmet Cap Mining