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Miniature "Tinoil" Blow Torch PDF Print E-mail
Miniature alcohol blowtorch;
tank marked "Tinoil' in raised letters, with the other side marked "Hess Torch"
double handled; 3 1/2" H x 4" L 
© 1910-1913 
Manufactured in Germany and imported in the United States by Hess and Son, Philadelphia, PA.
Carr, Smith and Stubbs - Vintage Blowtorches, pg. 224
Carr, Smith and Stubbs - More Vintage Blowtorches, pg. 135 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Four Channel Pendant Lantern PDF Print E-mail
Four channel pendant form lamp; 4"H
four channels for holding wicks; arched handle
early 19thC
The Rushlight Club - Early Lighting, pg. 36 fig. 4-3 
 
 
 
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Piper Font PDF Print E-mail
Rectangular brass font; 4 1/2"W x 2 3/4"D x 2"H
chimneyless burner marked "E. Miller & Co., Meriden/Conn;
font stamped "Piper Maker Toronto" 
 Russell - Heritage of Light, pg. 161
 
 
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Dietz Auto Lantern PDF Print E-mail
Dietz auto lantern; 11 1/2"H;
sheet iron; painted black;
glass roundel mounted in a hinged bezel 6 1/4"D;
red bullseye lens in rear of lantern; 
lens embossed with "PAT'D OCT 9th, 1906, MACBETH No 2731;
lantern marked "Dietz Union Driving Lamp, New York, U.S.A."
"PATENTED JAN. 25, 97, JAN. 2, 08, SEPT. 25, 06, JAN. 22, '07 
The Rushlight Club - Early Lighting, pg. 97, fig. 10-54
 
 
 
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"Double Crusie" Lamp PDF Print E-mail
"Double Crusie" or "Phoebe" grease lamp;
top pan with wick channel;
serrated stud supporting upper reservoir for adjustment of top pan;
lower bowl acts as a drip catcher; 
8 " H to top of lamp; 12"H to top of hook
The Rushlight Club - Early Lighting, pg. 40, fig. 4-17 
 
 
 
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