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  Arrow Gilt RSide.jpg - ARROW GILT - Hard to find brass lamp with a gold-painted finish, marked ontop ARROW (with an arrow through it) TRADE MARK PATENTED and ON and OFF for the water control lever, made by Universal Lamp Co., ca. early 1920s, with set screw reflector, marked MADE IN USA PATENTED on bottom, pictured in Fig. 27 on pg 85 in Dave Thorpe’s Carbide Light - The Last Flame in American Mines and in Fig. 6 on pg 73 in Dave Thorpe's Beneath the Surface - Inventors and Marketeers of the Miners' Carbide Light, ex-Dave Thorpe collection   (The ARROW cap lamp was produced by the Universal Lamp Co. of Chicago, IL.  Its name comes about starting in 1917 when partners Jacob Sherman and Simon Sorokin were doing business as the Arrow Brass Mfg. Co of New York City.  They subsequently moved their operation to Chicago and became part of the Universal Lamp Co as the Arrow Division.  The lamp was produced, ca. early 1920s, in either a gold-painted finish as shown here or in nickel-plated brass as shown later in the photos to compete against the Shanklin manufactured Guy's Dropper lamp.  As history shows, Universal purchased the Shanklin Manufacturing Co. of Springfield, IL in 1932, and instead of competing with the Guy's Dropper, Universal now owned the rights to the lamp.  See Thorpe, Carbide Light, pp 84-85)  
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Arrow Gilt RSide | ARROW GILT - Hard to find brass lamp with a gold-painted finish, marked on top ARROW (with an arrow through it) TRADE MARK PATENTED and ON and OFF for the water control lever, made by Universal Lamp Co., ca. early 1920s, with set screw reflector, marked MADE IN USA PATENTED on bottom, pictured in Fig. 27 on pg 85 in Dave Thorpe’s Carbide Light - The Last Flame in American Mines and in Fig. 6 on pg 73 in Dave Thorpe's Beneath the Surface - Inventors and Marketeers of the Miners' Carbide Light, ex-Dave Thorpe collection (The ARROW cap lamp was produced by the Universal Lamp Co. of Chicago, IL. Its name comes about starting in 1917 when partners Jacob Sherman and Simon Sorokin were doing business as the Arrow Brass Mfg. Co of New York City. They subsequently moved their operation to Chicago and became part of the Universal Lamp Co as the Arrow Division. The lamp was produced, ca. early 1920s, in either a gold-painted finish as shown here or in nickel-plated brass as shown later in the photos to compete against the Shanklin manufactured Guy's Dropper lamp. As history shows, Universal purchased the Shanklin Manufacturing Co. of Springfield, IL in 1932, and instead of competing with the Guy's Dropper, Universal now owned the rights to the lamp. See Thorpe, Carbide Light, pp 84-85) Download Original Image
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