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OLD ENGLISH COMBINATION CANDLE POWERED SHIPS RUNNING LIGHT

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   EARLY ENGLISH COMBINATION  CANDLE LIT RUNNING LIGHT

 
 
 
 
Presented is an early British combination candle lit lamp that was used on a small craft before more efficient fuel became available. It was manufactured by Eli Griffiths & Sons, 102 Bradford St., Birmingham, England before the mandatory use of whale oil and later kerosene came in to general use. This was around 1850 which helps date this lamp as being earlier. As a side note, even though the Fresnel lens was invented in 1822, it did not see much use until after the 1850's in lighthouses and marine navigation lamps. Eli Griffiths was granted a British patent in 1894 for a mast light on ocean-going ships.
 
 
The light is most suitable for those who appreciate the cache, and character of highly unusual nautical equipment that has been used at sea, and consequently shows appropriate marks of age, and minor imperfections, all of which add to their charm.
 
CONDITION: This light is made from iron with a copper trim. It's paint has been renewed in the recent past. The  lenses are in excellent condition and the lamp is complete with candle holder. This is an old lamp and the two clamps that hold the top on do not always stay in position and it sometimes may fall off.
 
                           Right side
                       Left side
                            Candle holder and top
 
Dimensions:
 
Tub Width                    6 3/4"
Tub Height                 10 3/4"
Depth                          6"
Bail of Lamp add         5 1/2"
Ring add                      1 1/2"
Weight                         5 lbs            Candle 2 1/2 diameter
 
 
OUR UNCONDITIONAL GUARANTEE: If not completely satisfied with your purchase it may be returned, if without damage, within three days of receipt in its original condition and packaging. Returns must be insured for their full value. All that is required is a prior email authorization by us for the return. Unfortunately, no refund can be made for the cost of shipping, packaging and handling unless we are at fault.
 
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