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  Fleming Patent Lamp Marked Font Reinforced Bottom.jpg - FLEMING PATENT LAMP MARKED FONT - Tin face lamp with double spout, 2 1/4 in. tall to lid, 1 11/16 in. base dia., marked on font PATENTED SEPT. 9th 1879  (The patent date on font refers to patent No. 219,352 awarded to John Fleming of Pittsburg, PA for a reinforced bottom; marking not listed in Henry Pohs’ book; Fleming’s patent was filed on July 24, 1879 and uses hard metal including cast iron, wrought iron, malleable iron or brass with flanges on both the inside and outside of the font body for additional strength; the weight of the bottom makes the lamp noticeably heavy but does preclude crushing the seam at the font and base when the miner strikes the bottom edge to raise or lower the wick)  
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Fleming Patent Lamp Marked Font Reinforced Bottom | FLEMING PATENT LAMP MARKED FONT - Tin face lamp with double spout, 2 1/4 in. tall to lid, 1 11/16 in. base dia., marked on font PATENTED SEPT. 9th 1879 (The patent date on font refers to patent No. 219,352 awarded to John Fleming of Pittsburg, PA for a reinforced bottom; marking not listed in Henry Pohs’ book; Fleming’s patent was filed on July 24, 1879 and uses hard metal including cast iron, wrought iron, malleable iron or brass with flanges on both the inside and outside of the font body for additional strength; the weight of the bottom makes the lamp noticeably heavy but does preclude crushing the seam at the font and base when the miner strikes the bottom edge to raise or lower the wick) Download Original Image
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