LOMAX OIL LAMP PATD SEPT. 20 1870 WITH OIL GUARD

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.