Miner's Carbide Lamp

Description (Brief):

This is Auto-Lite Carbide Mining Lamp was produced by the Universal Lamp Company of Chicago, Illinois, around 1920. This brand was among the most popular and dependable mining lamps of the early 20th century. After acquiring Shanklin Mfg. Co. and its "Guy's Dropper" brand, the Universal Lamp Company produced two of the three largest lighting brands to survive past World War II.

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Frank Kane

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AG.MHI-MN-7731Accession Number: 234625Catalog Number: MHI-MN-7731

Object Name: lamp, carbide, miningmining lamp

Measurements: overall: 4 in x 2 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in; 10.16 cm x 6.985 cm x 9.525 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-e799-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_872164

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