Antique Coal Miners Railroad Hanging Whale Oil Lamp Chain & Hook Pittsburgh PA

Antique Coal Miners Railroad Hanging Whale Oil Lamp Chain & Hook Pittsburgh PA

Regular price $85.00


Product Description: An early Coal Miner or Railroad Hanging Lamp from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Made of rolled steel with dovetailed construction, it still retains the original chain, hook and a portion of an old wick. Notice the word Pittsburgh is missing the "h" dating this lamp pre-1911, most likely 19th century.

  •        Pressed, Rolled Steel
  •        Dovetail Seam
  •        Original Chain and Hook
  •        Threaded Screw Metal Cap

Note: Please refer to "Condition" below for additional information. 

Circa: 19th century (probably mid to late 1800s)


Height 6” (body only): 13” (including chain in upright position)

Width: 7” (from spout tip to end of handle)

Base Diameter: 4 1/2"


Color: Black with Patina


Product Weight: 1 pound


Maker: Unknown

Markings: Incised on the front. Not fully legible. Only portion legible is: M MFG. Co. Pittsburgh, PA

Material: Rolled, Pressed Steel

Origin:  United States

Condition:  Previously owned - used. Screw cap works properly. A round metal disk with attached hook, possibly part of the lamp is rattling loose inside body. One inch indentation on front under advertising and one ½” on front of spout. Some rusting – patina on body, inner cap, chain, hook and base. Please refer to photographs as they are part of the description.

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