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  Calumet.JPG - LUDLOW-SAYLOR CALUMET - Length 8 3/4 in; 1 5/8 in tall hook; marked CALUMET on shaft, thimble brazed in slot, Japanned finish of black varnish, made by Ludlow-Saylor Wire Company, St. Louis in 1900 to 1910; #33in Wilson’s candlestick book; ex-Tony Moon collection (The Ludlow-Saylor Wire Company, St. Louis, MO was a prolificmanufacturer of miners' candlesticks, second only to Varney in number of sticks made.  Though they vary somewhat in design, all are cast steel and, except for the model marked IDEAL, all have thethimble brazed on.  Many are painted with a black varnish (known as Japanned).  Like Varney, Ludlow-Saylor made sticks under other names including COLORADO, CALUMET, HECLA, CRESCENT, DULUTH, IMPROVED IDEAL, IRON RANGE, MONTANA, MT SHASTA, MENLO, CALIFORNIA, EUREKA, ARGAUNAUT and WASHINGTON.  Several of these sticks are pictured on my site.  They varied in length from 8 ¾ to 12 in; see Wilson and Bobrink, Candlestick Guide, pp 35-39)  
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Calumet | LUDLOW-SAYLOR CALUMET - Length 8 3/4 in; 1 5/8 in tall hook; marked CALUMET on shaft, thimble brazed in slot, Japanned finish of black varnish, made by Ludlow-Saylor Wire Company, St. Louis in 1900 to 1910; #33 in Wilson’s candlestick book; ex-Tony Moon collection (The Ludlow-Saylor Wire Company, St. Louis, MO was a prolific manufacturer of miners' candlesticks, second only to Varney in number of sticks made. Though they vary somewhat in design, all are cast steel and, except for the model marked IDEAL, all have the thimble brazed on. Many are painted with a black varnish (known as Japanned). Like Varney, Ludlow-Saylor made sticks under other names including COLORADO, CALUMET, HECLA, CRESCENT, DULUTH, IMPROVED IDEAL, IRON RANGE, MONTANA, MT SHASTA, MENLO, CALIFORNIA, EUREKA, ARGAUNAUT and WASHINGTON. Several of these sticks are pictured on my site. They varied in length from 8 ¾ to 12 in; see Wilson and Bobrink, Candlestick Guide, pp 35-39) Download Original Image
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