WELCOME TO INVALUABLE
Be the first to know about
the latest online auctions.
Please enter a valid email address (name@host.com)
Sign Up »
PS: We value your privacy
Thank you!
 
 
Want to learn more
about online auctions?
Take a Quick Tour »
 
Invaluable cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations through Google Translate and disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate translations.
Show translation options

Lot 412: HITCHCOCK LAMP CO. MECHANICAL KEROSENE STAND LAMPS, LOT OF TWO

Important Miniature & other Kerosene Lighting

by Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates

22 October 2016

Mt. Crawford, VA, USA

Live Auction
Sold
Looking for the realised and estimated price?

Description: HITCHCOCK LAMP CO. MECHANICAL KEROSENE STAND LAMPS, LOT OF TWO, urn-forms with removable fonts, comprising of a brass example with underside of base with winding mechanism in working condition, impressed patent date of "PATD FEB 26 1868". Fitted with an appropriate Hitchcock-type burner, thumbwheel embossed with a star; and a nickel-plated example, underside of base with mechanical mechanism but lacking winding butterfly handles, impressed "PATENTED JULY 20TH 1886", period Hitchcock burner.

Condition Report: Brass example with a dent to font holder, otherwise undamaged. Nickel-plated example with minor wear to finish. Nickel-plated burner deflector with light denting, brass burner undamaged.

Provenance: From an Ohio estate collection.

Dimensions: 10 1/2" H to top of collar, 5 1/2" D foot.

Exhibited: Thuro - Oil Lamps I, p. 70, fig. c.

Medium: Circa 1880.

Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
 
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
 
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)