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C George IV Lid Marking
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Cherry RSide
Cherry Marking
Cherry LSide
  Chirry Chirry RSide.JPG - CHIRRY CHIRRY - Tin wick lamp, marked on font CHIRRY CHIRRY in a V-shape with two small 4-quartered circles, inside font and spout lined with copper, 2 1/2 in. tall to lid, 1 13/16 in. base dia., 3 1/2 in. spout, unfired condition, ex-Al Grazevich collection with number 022 on bottom   (The story of the Chirry stampings involves the Demmler Bros.  While brothers Hugh and Louis Demmler started their business in Pittsburgh in 1860, they entered the wick lamp supply business in 1889 advertising Demmler Bros. as the successors to C. Cherry wick lamps.  Cherry wick lamps are very hard to find lamps with a trademark of two cherries on a stem (see the Cherry lamp elsewhere in my oilwick pics).   The Demmlers were unable to acquire the trademark so the stamping on Demmler lamps was changed to side by side stampings of CHIRRY with a four-quartered circle in between the names.  The company continued to supply wick lamps until 1902 selling both face and driver wick lamps with the Chirry marking, Demmler Bros. marking, and Demmler Bros. Monongahela Valley stampings.  It's interesting to note that other Monongahela Valley stampings have the John Dunlap Co. stamped within the crest (see photos elsewhere in oilwick lamps).  See Johnson, Eureka #4, pp 1-3)   
Chirry Chirry Inside
Chirry Chirry LSide
Chirry Chirry Marking
Consol RSide
Consol Marking

Chirry Chirry RSide | CHIRRY CHIRRY - Tin wick lamp, marked on font CHIRRY CHIRRY in a V-shape with two small 4-quartered circles, inside font and spout lined with copper, 2 1/2 in. tall to lid, 1 13/16 in. base dia., 3 1/2 in. spout, unfired condition, ex-Al Grazevich collection with number 022 on bottom (The story of the Chirry stampings involves the Demmler Bros. While brothers Hugh and Louis Demmler started their business in Pittsburgh in 1860, they entered the wick lamp supply business in 1889 advertising Demmler Bros. as the successors to C. Cherry wick lamps. Cherry wick lamps are very hard to find lamps with a trademark of two cherries on a stem (see the Cherry lamp elsewhere in my oilwick pics). The Demmlers were unable to acquire the trademark so the stamping on Demmler lamps was changed to side by side stampings of CHIRRY with a four-quartered circle in between the names. The company continued to supply wick lamps until 1902 selling both face and driver wick lamps with the Chirry marking, Demmler Bros. marking, and Demmler Bros. Monongahela Valley stampings. It's interesting to note that other Monongahela Valley stampings have the John Dunlap Co. stamped within the crest (see photos elsewhere in oilwick lamps). See Johnson, Eureka #4, pp 1-3) Download Original Image
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