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  Baby Wolf Early Front.JPG - EARLY BABY WOLF - Early brass baby Wolf safety lamp with brass gauze, round burner tube and 1907 mod Wolf paraffin friction igniter, brass tag on font marked Wolf Safety Lamp Co. of America, Crystal Building, 47/49 West Street, New York, NY USA, 7 1/4 in. high to top of hook ring, 2 3/8 in. base dia., Neil Tysver collection  (The standard size Wolf safety lamp was developed in 1883 by M. Charles Wolf of Saxony and introduced into the United States during the 1890s.  The Fidelity International Agency was the sole agent for importing Wolf lamps in the early 1900s.  This early baby Wolf lamp was made in Germany and imported to the US prior to World War I. At the time, the Wolf Safety Lamp Company of America was a selling agent, not a manufacturer of lamps.  Lamps were imported from Germany and marked with a small oval brass tag bearing the address “Crystal Building, 47/49 West Street, New York.”  WW I stopped the importation of lamps from Germany and after the war, the Wolf Safety Lamp Company of America reemerged as a manufacturer of safety lamps.  By 1920, the company had moved to Brooklyn where they remained for many years.)   
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Baby Wolf Early Front | EARLY BABY WOLF - Early brass baby Wolf safety lamp with brass gauze, round burner tube and 1907 mod Wolf paraffin friction igniter, brass tag on font marked Wolf Safety Lamp Co. of America, Crystal Building, 47/49 West Street, New York, NY USA, 7 1/4 in. high to top of hook ring, 2 3/8 in. base dia., Neil Tysver collection (The standard size Wolf safety lamp was developed in 1883 by M. Charles Wolf of Saxony and introduced into the United States during the 1890s. The Fidelity International Agency was the sole agent for importing Wolf lamps in the early 1900s. This early baby Wolf lamp was made in Germany and imported to the US prior to World War I. At the time, the Wolf Safety Lamp Company of America was a selling agent, not a manufacturer of lamps. Lamps were imported from Germany and marked with a small oval brass tag bearing the address “Crystal Building, 47/49 West Street, New York.” WW I stopped the importation of lamps from Germany and after the war, the Wolf Safety Lamp Company of America reemerged as a manufacturer of safety lamps. By 1920, the company had moved to Brooklyn where they remained for many years.) Download Original Image
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