Adlams' No. 0 Lip Burner
ADLAMS' NO. 0 LIP BURNER, thumbwheel marked "ADLAMS. PATENT MARCH 24 1863.", and with wing symbol, period lip chimney. Fitted on a colorless Ribbed finger lamp, applied handle, No. 1 fine line collar. Third quarter 19th century. Lamp 3 1/8" H to top of collar, 3 1/4" D base.
Literature: Burner as HLSC Font & Flame, Vol. 4, Number 3, Summer 2003, p. 1, fig. 1, no. 1. Lamp as GVA, April 2005, lot 662.
Provenance: From the collection of Abigail and the late Edward Meyer of Plantsville, CT.
Deflector with some light denting and minor losses/roughness at blaze hole, set screw collar with a split and roughness, interior with some minor corrosion. Lamp with a small chip and a crack to lower terminal.