Vintage Hinks Maple Messenger Key Raising Oil Lamp Font Sits In Brass Base Ol30 For Sale
An antique oil lamp standing 22" (56cm) On the ceramic winder insert is HinkspatternMaple. One of the chimney fingers are has gone missing, but holds the chimney well as it is. Both wick winders work fine with replacement wicks fitted. The burner is the bayonet type, with the key risingmechanism, and the cork seal is in place. On the rim with the bayonet It also has the snuffer weight system which is also working well. On the lower edge of the brass base is a small dent, and in myopinionis hard to see. On the collar is Messenger, so it looks like this lamp has been made up, 2 names for the price of one.
I would be happy to sell the burner and baseseparatelyif required.
This lamp is in working order, but I have not filled to test as this becomes very messy.
This lamp has been dismantled, cleaned, polished, lubricated, and re-assembled. I have many more lamps listed, so please have a look at them in my shop.
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