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AutoLite Carbide Miner's Lamp from Universal Lamp Company, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

 
AutoLite Carbide Miner's Lamp from Universal Lamp Company, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

AutoLite Carbide Miner's Lamp from Universal Lamp Company, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

AutoLite Carbide Miner's Lamp from Universal Lamp Company, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 45664
Mineral:AutoLite Carbide Miner's Lamp
Locality:Universal Lamp Company, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Description:An old brass carbide miner's lamp in excellent condition. Calcium carbide was placed in the lower chamber and water in the upper. A controlled drip of water produced acetylene gas that provided the illuminating light without need of electricity.
Overall Size:10x8x6.5 cm
Crystals:
Status: For reference only
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