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72: C. W. CAHOON "TOM THUMB" NO. 0 BURNER

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Description

C. W. CAHOON "TOM THUMB" NO. 0 BURNER, thumbwheel is stamped "TOM THUMB / DIRIGO", and on top of thumb rest "CHA'S W. CAHOON / PATD FEB. 19 & DEC. 3 1861", non-period lip chimney. Fitted on a pale blue Two Directional Rib finger lamp, applied handle, No. 1 fine line collar. Third quarter 19th century. 3 1/2" H to top of collar, 3 1/8" D base.
Literature: Burner as Dietz & Company Illustrated Catalogue, pl. 34, bottom row, middle. Lamp parallels Thuro I, p. 196f.
Provenance: From the collection of Abigail and the late Edward Meyer of Plantsville, CT.

Condition

Burner with some minor corrosion to thumbwheel, chimney undamaged. Lamp with a minute flake to edge of base.
Buyer's Premium

20%

Estimate $300 – $400
Starting Bid $150
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