Deluxe Brass Miner's Oil Lamp

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Deluxe Brass Miner's Oil Lamp

The 10 Inch Brass Miners Lamps, are patterned after the Clanny and Davy safety lamps and are made from heavy gauge solid brass.

Measures 10" tall x 3 1/2 inches in diameter and with it's substantial construction, weighs 2.5 lbs.
Hook (included as shown) add's another 2" overall height.

Also referred to as a Ship's Cabin Oil Lamp.

The lamp base is a fuel tank to supply the burner, and can be filled with kerosene or lamp oil.

The burner includes a wick and adjustment wheel for changing the height of the wick and flame as needed.

Use onboard, home, or as backup emergency lighting.

What was the Davy lamp used for?
It consists of a wick lamp with the flame enclosed inside a mesh screen. It was created for use in coal mines, to reduce the danger of explosions due to the presence of methane and other flammable gases, called firedamp or minedamp.