THIS FINGER LAMP IS "PATD SEPT 20 1870" AND IS EMBOSSED UNDER THE BASE. IT WAS INVENTED BY GEORGE LOMAX OF SUMMERVILLE, MASS WITH THE A "OIL GUARD " TO CATCH THE OIL DRIPS. THE UNION GLASS CO. OF SUMMERVILLE, MASS MADE THE LAMPS. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS SEE PAGE 178 IN BOOK 1 BY THURO "OIL LAMPS". IT HAS A BANNER BURNER AND A 8 3/4" CHIMNEY AND IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION.
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