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  German Silver Hinge Side.JPG - NICKEL SILVER LAMP - Nickel silver/German silver lamp, 2 3/8 in. high to top of lid, 1 7/8 in. base dia., 7/16 in. tall breather tube, marked with surface overprint on font ENGLAND 1891 along with some additional markings that appear to be JON HARMONY thought to be the lamp owner's name  (This lamp is either nickel silver or all nickel construction although I believe it is nickel silver since the font and spout are non-magnetic.  English collector Bob Batey thinks the lamp was manufactured in Troon, Scotland in the latter part of the 1800s.  Troon is a seaport in the Scottish Ayrshire Coal Field and served as a shipping port for the mined coal.  Nickel silver oil wick lamps are very scarce.  Similar lamps with the same dimensions as this lamp and marked E. O. Holderman  and H. S. Thompson, thought to be the lamps' owners, are shown in Vol. II  and Vol. III, respectively, of Dottie Haynes'  The Illustrated Glossary of Miner's Oil Wick Lamps.  It is thought these lamps were perhaps presentation lamps custom stamped for their owners.)   
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German Silver Hinge Side | NICKEL SILVER LAMP - Nickel silver/German silver lamp, 2 3/8 in. high to top of lid, 1 7/8 in. base dia., 7/16 in. tall breather tube, marked with surface overprint on font ENGLAND 1891 along with some additional markings that appear to be JON HARMONY thought to be the lamp owner's name (This lamp is either nickel silver or all nickel construction although I believe it is nickel silver since the font and spout are non-magnetic. English collector Bob Batey thinks the lamp was manufactured in Troon, Scotland in the latter part of the 1800s. Troon is a seaport in the Scottish Ayrshire Coal Field and served as a shipping port for the mined coal. Nickel silver oil wick lamps are very scarce. Similar lamps with the same dimensions as this lamp and marked E. O. Holderman and H. S. Thompson, thought to be the lamps' owners, are shown in Vol. II and Vol. III, respectively, of Dottie Haynes' The Illustrated Glossary of Miner's Oil Wick Lamps. It is thought these lamps were perhaps presentation lamps custom stamped for their owners.) Download Original Image
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