1879 Manhattan Brass Lamp Co Antique Student Oil Kerosene Table Desk Green Shade

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  • Item Category: Furniture & Furnishings
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jan 28, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House
I auction various Estate Fresh items I've picked up in Pennsylvania , New Jersey, Maryland & North Ca rolina at Estate Auctions I attend. This is for a wonderful antique original Manhattan Brass Lamp Co . Stu dent Oil/Kerosene Lamp. It is signed & patent dated 187 9 & 1876 on the burner. One of the prettiest antique student lamps. Solid brass with a heavy weighted base foot. A tall stem jetting out of it. With a removable round loop finial. On the shaft is the fuel tube which has a screw for al lowing the fuel container & burner section to be adjusted up or down. One side has the fuel font or fuel container. Which is removable at the top for adding fuel. The other side is the burner and shad e. The burner has three arm attached for ho lding the shade. The burner has been elec trified with a socket and has a cord running ou t of the side of the mount opposite where the screw holds it tight on the shaft. There is a switch installed at the bottom of the burner holder. The lamp is in working electrical conditi on. The shade is a green over white cased glass heavy/thick glass. Possibly original or period. I also have an original Manhattan burner with the same markings as extra. If the electrified socket was removed and the switch and a the holes filled on the bottom and on the arm. It could probably be used as a n oil ... read more