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  Crown Tri Metal II.JPG - CROWN TRI-METAL II - Crown tri-metal face lamp with copper bottom and font, brass collar,and tin spout and top, with double wire boot kick, lid marked PAT. MAY 26, 1908 and APRIL 20, 09, and marked on bottom “CROWN”TRADE MARK REGISTERED, 2 ¼ in. to lid; acquired from Bob Schroth(The Crown label lamps were made in a large number of models, second only to Trethaway Bros.; Christopher George of Hazleton, PA started making oil wick lamps in 1884 (check the C. George lamps shown elsewhere on my site); in 1908, George sold his business to William Tunnessen also of Hazleton; Tunnessen owned the Crown trademark and two patents dated May 26, 1908 for a separately applied collar cap and hinge and April 20, 1909 for flat smooth cap and spout protector wire boot kick; the Tunnessen firm stopped making mining lamps in 1925; see Johnson, Eureka #17, pp 2-9; note that Tunnessen also manufactured Crown private label lamps for Cambria-Central Supply Co., Cruso-H.S.B. & Co., F. Beiter, General Supply Co., M & O, Punxsutawney Hardware Co., Logan-Gregg Hardware Co. and Tracy Wells Co., most of which are pictured on my website)  
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Crown Tri Metal II | CROWN TRI-METAL II - Crown tri-metal face lamp with copper bottom and font, brass collar, and tin spout and top, with double wire boot kick, lid marked PAT. MAY 26, 1908 and APRIL 20, 09, and marked on bottom “CROWN” TRADE MARK REGISTERED, 2 ¼ in. to lid; acquired from Bob Schroth (The Crown label lamps were made in a large number of models, second only to Trethaway Bros.; Christopher George of Hazleton, PA started making oil wick lamps in 1884 (check the C. George lamps shown elsewhere on my site); in 1908, George sold his business to William Tunnessen also of Hazleton; Tunnessen owned the Crown trademark and two patents dated May 26, 1908 for a separately applied collar cap and hinge and April 20, 1909 for flat smooth cap and spout protector wire boot kick; the Tunnessen firm stopped making mining lamps in 1925; see Johnson, Eureka #17, pp 2-9; note that Tunnessen also manufactured Crown private label lamps for Cambria-Central Supply Co., Cruso-H.S.B. & Co., F. Beiter, General Supply Co., M & O, Punxsutawney Hardware Co., Logan-Gregg Hardware Co. and Tracy Wells Co., most of which are pictured on my website) Download Original Image
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