BABY WOLF MINERS SAFETY LAMP PIT COLLIERY CHECK BADGE

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  • Item Category: Fraternal, Political, Organizations
  • Source: eBay UK
  • Sold Date: Mar 24, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House

Baby Wolf Miners safety Gas Testing Lamp.

Stamped on lower glass ring with - Wolf Safety Lamp Co (Wm Maurice) Sheffield. Baby Wolf MBS.

Steel construction, with steel vessel, bonnet & hook. Brass glass cage and bars. A previous owner has drilled a key shaped hole into the magnetic lock boss to deativate the magnets.

Lamp is solid and in good condition except for above described drilling.

Wolf type vessel, round burner, flint ignition start, working but no flint.

Adjustable working air vent in bottom glass ring that feeds through to burner, gauze protected. There is also an adjustable working air vent on the top glass ring.

Good stamped glass. See pics

Good undamaged brass bound gauze.

7.5" tall excluding hook and 2.50" diameter.

A good solid lamp.

Lamp will look fantastic when cleaned further.

See all pics to inspect all aspects of lamp.

Don't miss this opportunity to acquire a genuine early Safety lamp.

Two baby Wolfs for sale recently achieved - £110 but no glass and the lesser unvented model and £255 this model but very rusty, torn gauzes and a few serious dings!!! A recent one in good condition sold for £234 and a stunning top quality example, almost as new sold for £ .

See my other items which will be listed shortly.
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