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  Arrow NP Bottom.JPG - ARROW NP BOTTOM - Nickel plated Arrow cap lamp, marked ARROW TRADE MARK PATENTED on top, marked MADE IN USA PATENTED on bottom, complete; ex-Len Gaska 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 or in nickel-plated brass as is shown in the photo 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 NP Bottom | ARROW NP BOTTOM - Nickel plated Arrow cap lamp, marked ARROW TRADE MARK PATENTED on top, marked MADE IN USA PATENTED on bottom, complete; ex-Len Gaska 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 or in nickel-plated brass as is shown in the photo 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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