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General Post Office bicycle lamp c 1900

General Post Office bicycle lamp c 1900

Date Added: 22 February 2009 Year: 1900 Institution Name: dnhhl Cat No: | 2004_094 | Picture No: 6841

Small GPO red painted carbide lamp for front of bicycle. Front glass missing but the cut glass green lenses at sides complete. Various screws for filling, adjusting carbide acetylene gas flow, fixing to bike etc.

Dimensions: Height 165mm - Width 103mm

1 Comment

It is not a paraffin lamp, but a carbide lamp
The original color of these lamps was red.
Comment left on 07 March 2024 at 19:41 by Robin The catalogue description has been amended. Administrator
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