1920s Auto Lite Carbide Miners Lamp, Mining Artifact

1920s Auto Lite Carbide Miners Lamp, Mining Artifact


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We have for sale Antique 1920s Auto Lite Carbide Miner’s Brass Mining Artifact.
Wonderful Auto Lite Carbide Miner’s Headlamp Torch. Made by the Universal Lamp Company of Springfield ILL. This carbide mining headlamp is in very good clean condition with all the interior parts intact. Heyday of this type of light was from the turn of the century to the 1920s.
These were used in the coal mines for years; they are designed to hang on the front of a miner’s hat.

*** For those not familiar with these lamps they are hand welded together, the gray areas on the brass are lead solder used to weld the lamp together, you will see the gray solder on all of these types of lamps.

Circa, 1920s
Marked, Auto Lite
Measures, 4" tall, reflector is 3" diameter.
Condition, Very nice condition, reflector has plating lose and is dull. Please see all pictures.

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Sku# 4476


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