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Item:
ON8838

Original British WWI Trench Lantern by Eccles of Manchester

Regular price $135.00

Item Description

Original Item: Only One Available. This is offered just "as found" in an English barn. Totally uncleaned and retaining the original steel hanging hook. Heavy brass body measuring 10" in height displaying the original large embossed maker data plate that reads:

The PROTECTOR LAMP & LIGHTING Co. Ltd.

Patent

Utility Lamp

TYPE A.1.

Clean Regularly

Use Aviation Spirit

Pratts or BP

Keep in Dry Place

When Not

In Use

ECCLES, MANCHESTER

Glass still present, the burning wick now absent, this is what was used in the coal mines in the late 1800's and right up to WW1 and also used for trench illumination, since they were of such solid construction. Covered in 100 years of tarnish and dirt just as recently discovered!

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