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  National Carbide Back.JPG -  NATIONAL CARBIDE LANTERN - Brass carbide lantern, 11 3/4 in. tall to handle, marked on brass plaque NATIONAL CARBIDE LANTERN LINCOLN BUILDING NEW YORK NY, model NC-10, marked PAT. FEB 15, 1927 MADE IN U.S.A. under blue signal glass lens on back (The patent date marked on this lamp refers to patent No. 1,617,432 awarded to Domingo Anglada of New York, NY and assignor to the Wolf Safety Lamp Co. of America, Brooklyn, NY on Feb. 15, 1927. The patent claims for the lamp refer to its use by railroad track walkers, car inspectors, and other subway, railroad and tunnel workers. It likely found its way underground in mining as well. The lamp was undoubtedly made by Wolf for National Carbide. An interesting feature of the lamp is the light channel through the water reservoir whereby the lamp illuminates forward through a glass lens as well as rearward of the flame through the light channel to illuminate a danger signal colored lens at the rear of the lamp.)  
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National Carbide Back | NATIONAL CARBIDE LANTERN - Brass carbide lantern, 11 3/4 in. tall to handle, marked on brass plaque NATIONAL CARBIDE LANTERN LINCOLN BUILDING NEW YORK NY, model NC-10, marked PAT. FEB 15, 1927 MADE IN U.S.A. under blue signal glass lens on back (The patent date marked on this lamp refers to patent No. 1,617,432 awarded to Domingo Anglada of New York, NY and assignor to the Wolf Safety Lamp Co. of America, Brooklyn, NY on Feb. 15, 1927. The patent claims for the lamp refer to its use by railroad track walkers, car inspectors, and other subway, railroad and tunnel workers. It likely found its way underground in mining as well. The lamp was undoubtedly made by Wolf for National Carbide. An interesting feature of the lamp is the light channel through the water reservoir whereby the lamp illuminates forward through a glass lens as well as rearward of the flame through the light channel to illuminate a danger signal colored lens at the rear of the lamp.) Download Original Image
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