Miner's Carbide Lamp

Description (Brief):

This is an Auto-Lite Carbide Mining Lamp, produced by the Universal Lamp Company. Auto-Lite carbide mining lamps were produced from 1913 through 1960, most following the design Jacob Sherman patented in 1924. This lamp’s design places its manufacture date in the early 1920’s.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Goodman Manufacturing Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AG.MHI-MN-8214Catalog Number: MHI-MN-8214Accession Number: 240547

Object Name: lamp, carbide, cap, miningmining lamp

Measurements: overall: 3 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in x 3 3/4 in; 9.525 cm x 8.255 cm x 9.525 cm

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

Record Id: nmah_872198

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