Vintage Brass And Metal Coal Miners Safety Lamps

R1,200.00

KEY FEATURES:

• c1930s/1940s
• Authentic miners lamps
• Solid brass combinations
• Good unrestored condition

6 in stock


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Description

This ensemble of six genuine vintage coal miners safety lamps comprises one solid brass Eccles type 6, one brass and stainless steel Eccles type 6, one brass and metal Eccles type 6, one solid brass Eccles type A.1, one WE Teale brass and metal no.4 and one brass and metal lamp without a makers mark. These flame safety, oil or spirit burning mining lamps safely burn methane without causing an explosion. Ken Folletts’ “Fall of Giants” provides great insight into the life of Welsh coal miners, the dangers of methane gas and the important part these lamps played in miners every day work lives. Undoubtedly of interest to collectors of mining memorabilia and equipment, they are lovely decorative items and conversation pieces. The stories they could tell sparks the imagination.

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Specifications

Height: 24-25cm
Diameter: 9cm

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Collections & Deliveries

Your purchases can be collected at 15 Albert Street, Monteseel, Inchanga or delivery/shipping can be arranged.

Should you require assistance with delivery/shipping not covered below please contact us and we’ll be happy to assist with quotations in this regard. Current approximate delivery charges are as follows:

Local delivery within a 20km radius of Inchanga – Free
Local delivery within a 30km radius of Inchanga – R250.00
Local delivery within a 40km radius of Inchanga – R400.00

Postnet options are available nationwide for items which do not exceed 15 kilograms and fall within volumetric limits.

For any additional requirements please send all enquires to [email protected] or call us directly on +27 65 617 8956

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