The left is an AGM Model P72 table lamp, probably made in the '20s but it could be a bit earlier, and is quoted from Neil McRae's collection with his permission.
The right is an AGM Model 53 table lamp and is quoted from Atsuhito Watanabe's collection with his permission. It is a single mantle gasoline lamp and has a winged fuel filler cap.
Thanks Neil & Atsuhito.
This double mantled table lamp is an AGM Model 253 "American Ready-Lite".
It has a nickel plated brass fount, fuel valve assembly but some parts of the burner assembly (mixing chamber, air intake tube) were made of "steel".
And was stamped "AMERICAN READY-LITE, RIVALS THE SUN, MADE IN USA" on the side of the fount.
Fitted with L510 generator.
This is a Nulite table lamp made by National Stamping &
Electric Works, Chicago, IL. USA. I have not confirmed the model number yet.
It has a nickel plated brass fount and a black painted wooden handle.
Its support frame for the burner assembly is unique and fitted with a curved air intake tube.
This small & gasoline table lamp was made by National Stamping & Electric Works, Chicago, IL, USA.
It has a nickel-plated brass fount with a black painted wooden handle and has a curved air-intake tube.
Although I've not confirmed the model number of this lamp by any catalogue yet, it was engraved as "model 07705" on the bottom of its fount.
It resembles to the model code of Sears lamps and judging from the fact that Sears had relationship with National Stamping, this lamp was possibly sold by Sears Roebuck.
This is a Nagel Chase Wizard Quicklit table lamp which was made by Nagel-Chase
Manufacturing Co. Chicago, USA probably from 20s to 30s.
I have not confirmed the model number yet.
The left image is quoted from Neil McRae's identical lamp in his collection
and you can see a decal in the base. ( Thanks Neil. ) If you have any information about Nagel Chase lamps, please let me know.
This is a KeroSafe Model M1009 (I replated the fount.) table lamp made by Thomas Mfg. Co., Dayton, OH. USA.
Thomas' lamps & lanterns can be dated around between 1914 when the company apparently began to make lighting and 1926 when they quit their business.
This model has two unique horizontal air intake tubes and a fuel valve knob placed just above the fount.
Although it has a Coleman R55 generator as a substitute, original one, the right image, had much wider generator because Thomas lamps were kerosene only and needed a wide generator to vaporize fuel.
The right image is quoted from George Rocen's collection with his permission.
This is an American Best model 300 kero lamp made by The Best Light Co. of Canton Ohio USA. Presumably it is from about 1912 to 1920. Both images are quoted from Neil McRae's collection with his permission. Thanks Neil.
I suppose this table lamp was made by Akron Lamp & Manufacturing
Company, Akron, OH, USA. I've not confirmed the model number yet.
It has a "S" shaped generator and a octagonally shaped handle.
This is a Turner Model 800 lamp and is quoted from Terry Marsh's collection with his permission. The comment below is from Terry.
I restored a couple of months ago using parts from two lamps in disrepair. The handle no longer has the nickel plating so is brass after buffing and polishing. The pump has a threaded plug to the check valve, a safety feature not on the Turner lantern pumps. The fuel system is as on Turner lantern models 1511 and X-159. The generator and glass are Coleman for 220/228 lanterns. The shade for this lamp is missing.
This is an unknown model of the Astley Parlor lamp and is quoted from Terry Marsh's collection with his permission. The comment below is from Terry.
It was made by the Allen Sparks Gas Light Co. of Ann Arbor, Michigan. This particular lamp lacks the badge identifying it as made by the Allen Sparks Gas Light Company. R.A. Astley, for whom the lamp model is named, was the Secretary and General Manager of the company. M.B. Allen was the Vice President and Sales Manager for the company while M.F. Sparks was the President and General Superintendent. I made a replacement door for the tip cleaner entry and replaced the screws for the cap above the handle and another for the tip cleaner door. I also removed the asbestos in the preheater cup. The lamp runs well on white gas.
This table lamp was from The Sunshine Safety Lamp Company in Kansas City, MO. before they were fully absorbed
by the Coleman Company in 1928. It was made by National Stamping and Electric Works, Chicago, USA as a Model #10 "Nulite Favorite" table lamp in mid to late 1910s and sold by The Sunshine Safety Lamp Company.
Interestingly the filler plug and valve wheel are concealed under sliding bell-shaped cover above the fount.
It has a gas tip cleaner control lever at the top of generator ( or fuel tube ) and has a curved air intake tube.
The white ribbed shade is a Coleman #307.
This table lamp, which looks like Coleman Model A, was also from Sunshine Safety Lamp Co. Kansas, MO, USA., and was made by Coleman.
This is a very rare table lamp from Germany, HASAG Model 55 and is quoted from Manfred Link's collection with his permission.
Here is a Primus table lamp, Model 995.
When I got this single mantle lamp, it was fitted with NO globe, NO air-intake tube, No mixing tube and No top ventilator.
So, I restored it by substitute parts of my Primus 991 for those lost parts.
These fitted well and it runs great.
It has AB on the bottom of its fount and I suppose it was made in 1936.
If you have any information about Primus Model 995, please let me know.
I'd really like to know how the original one looks like.
This is a catalogue image of original Primus Model 995.
Thanks Neil for this nice image. Now I understand what the original Model 995 is !
This is a Primus Model 1023 and is quoted from Anna Andersson's collection with her permission.
This lamp was supplied in 2 different patterns, #1023/2 with reflector of iron plate, enamelled and #1023/4 with shade of opal glass.
Both lamps could be provided with beaded fringe.
And could also be used as a hanging or wall lamp combined with a lyre hanger or a wall bracket.
This is a Primus Model 1015 and is quoted from Anna Andersson's collection with her permission.
This table lamp was supplied in 2 different patterns, #1015/2 with glass shade
and #1015/4 with glass globe.
And #1015/2 could also be supplied with beaded fringe like Anna's.
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