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  Crown Tri-Metal III.JPG - CROWN TRI-METAL III - Crown tri-metal, copper font, brass shoulder and rim, and tin spout, lid and hook, double boot kick and Sunshine spout, marked on lid with PAT MAY 26 1908 & APRIL 20 09, on base CROWN REGISTERED CROWN TRADEMARK, 2 ¾ in. tall font and 1 13/16 in. base dia., unfired condition (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, GeneralSupply Co., M & O, Punxsutawney Hardware Co., Logan-Gregg Hardware Co. and Tracy Wells Co., most of which are pictured on my website)  CHECK OUT THE CROWN TUNNESSEN PATENTS IN THE FOLLOWING PICS  
Crown Tunnessen 1 Patent
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Crown Tri-Metal III | CROWN TRI-METAL III - Crown tri-metal, copper font, brass shoulder and rim, and tin spout, lid and hook, double boot kick and Sunshine spout, marked on lid with PAT MAY 26 1908 & APRIL 20 09, on base CROWN REGISTERED CROWN TRADEMARK, 2 ¾ in. tall font and 1 13/16 in. base dia., unfired condition (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) CHECK OUT THE CROWN TUNNESSEN PATENTS IN THE FOLLOWING PICS Download Original Image
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