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  Lampstick - Shanklin 4 and 6.JPG - SHANKLIN NO. 4 AND NO. 6 LAMP STICKS - To hasten the conversion of candlesticks to carbide lamps for underground lighting, major carbide lamp manufacturers made lampsticks that would fit their lamps and were often given away to the miner who purchased a new carbide lamp. Resistance to change was strong, and the inclusion of lampsticks was a significant marketing ploy by the manufacturers. While a number of blacksmith and home made lampsticks are known, the lampsticks manufactured by the carbide lamp companies are featured here. Justrite was by far the most prolific in producing specialized lampsticks to fit their various lamp models. On a lesser scale, both Shanklin Manufacturing Co. and the John Simmons Co. made lampstick models to fit their lamps as well. The lampsticks shown here are the two varieties that were manufactured by the Shanklin Manufacturing Co. The No. 4 lampstick shown on top is made of 1/4 in. steel, 9 3/8 in. long, with a 2 in. circular opening to slip over the bottom of the lamps. The No. 4 fit early Shanklin and Guy's Dropper cap and 4-hour lamps. The No. 6 lampstick shown on the bottom, also made of 1/4 in. steel, is 10 1/2 in. long with a 2 3/8 in. opening and was manufactured by Shanklin to fit their half-shift lamps. The 1924 Keystone Mining Catalog offered the No. 4 for 30 cents and the No. 6 for 35 cents. See Pohs, Miner's Flame Light Book, pp 552-553 and Bohannan, Eureka #36, pp 31-34.  
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Lampstick - Shanklin 4 and 6 | SHANKLIN NO. 4 AND NO. 6 LAMP STICKS - To hasten the conversion of candlesticks to carbide lamps for underground lighting, major carbide lamp manufacturers made lampsticks that would fit their lamps and were often given away to the miner who purchased a new carbide lamp. Resistance to change was strong, and the inclusion of lampsticks was a significant marketing ploy by the manufacturers. While a number of blacksmith and home made lampsticks are known, the lampsticks manufactured by the carbide lamp companies are featured here. Justrite was by far the most prolific in producing specialized lampsticks to fit their various lamp models. On a lesser scale, both Shanklin Manufacturing Co. and the John Simmons Co. made lampstick models to fit their lamps as well. The lampsticks shown here are the two varieties that were manufactured by the Shanklin Manufacturing Co. The No. 4 lampstick shown on top is made of 1/4 in. steel, 9 3/8 in. long, with a 2 in. circular opening to slip over the bottom of the lamps. The No. 4 fit early Shanklin and Guy's Dropper cap and 4-hour lamps. The No. 6 lampstick shown on the bottom, also made of 1/4 in. steel, is 10 1/2 in. long with a 2 3/8 in. opening and was manufactured by Shanklin to fit their half-shift lamps. The 1924 Keystone Mining Catalog offered the No. 4 for 30 cents and the No. 6 for 35 cents. See Pohs, Miner's Flame Light Book, pp 552-553 and Bohannan, Eureka #36, pp 31-34. Download Original Image
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