Vapo Cresolene Miniature Medical Vaporizer Oil Lamp - Late 1800's

Vapo Cresolene Miniature Medical Vaporizer Oil Lamp Device - Late 1800's

Sale price $46.50 Regular price $57.00


Product Description:  During the Victorian Era this medical device was used to breath in the Vapo-Cresoline liquid for a various of breathing problems. Kerosene or Petroleum Oil was added to the lamp to provide a small source to heat the tin dish on top.  This dish held the Cresolene which then created a vapor in the room.  This collectible features an ornate, gold-tone plated, metal stand that holds the clear glass oil lamp with a milky glass chimney.  The original wick is still intact.  The tin tray which sits on top of the stand that holds the Vapo liquid is missing.  A fantastic early medical device collectible.

Circa:  Late 1800's

6 1/4" H x 3 1/4" W (including ornate side piece)
Lamp with chimney - 4" Height

Circa:  Late 1800's

Markings:  On clear glass lamp:  Vapo Use Cresolene Kerosene.  On lamp turn knob: marked V.C. Co.  On side of metal top:  Patented Aug 4, 85 - Aug 8, 1888

Product Weight:  8.6 ounces

Condition:  Previously owned - used.  Missing tin dish which sits on top which holds the Vapo liquid.  Inside of glass lamp has minor discoloration at base.

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