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Oil Lamps5 of 724Oil Burner with Unidentified Makers MarkA old oil lamp
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Posted 1 month ago


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I am not sure what this is. It came in a lot of lighting and lamp stuff, so I'm assuming that's what it was for. It's pretty big, about a foot and a half tall. I think it may go to some sort of gas burner, but any help would be greatly appreciated!! The metal rod in the middle moves/turns. The first pic is sideways, sorry. Thanks!!!

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  1. AnythingObscure AnythingObscure, 1 month ago
    That's exactly what it is -- an old natural gas open-flame hanging light fixture. The 4 things at its bottom are the gas jets, the little 'arm thing' betwixt them probably a control valve (missing pull chains?) and there woulda been some style of glass globe under the 'chimney' top. Probably dates from the 1800's. NICE PIECE! :-)
  2. jcoe2004, 1 month ago
    Thank you!
  3. jcoe2004, 1 month ago
    I cannot find anything or another like it. Do you have any other info that would make it searchable? TIA!!


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