Details: This lot consists of an Oil Wick Teapot Lamp and pair of Brighton Bun candle holders from our Civil War Estate Collection.
The metal oil and wick torch lamp, commonly referred to as a "Teapot lamp", measures approx. 3.25" high and 3.5 inches wide. The base is 2" across. This portable lighting device was also known as a "Sunshine Lamp" as the double-walled spout was made to burn Sunshine Wax, a fuel made from normal wax paraffin with mineral oil mixed in.
This pair of brass travel candlesticks, known as Brighton Buns, disassemble and screw together for easy transport. The measure approx. 3.25" wide and 2" high when assembled.
This lot is from the estate of a very well-known and well-respected lifetime Civil War collector in Upstate New York. Worth Auctions will feature scores of antique firearms, edged weapons, paintings, and unusual items over the next few months. A selection of post-1898 firearms by major manufacturers will also be featured.
National Book Auctions will also sell the thousands of rare and collectible volumes which cover nearly every notable personage and event of the Civil War including regimental histories.
Condition / Notes: These items are well preserved and shows signs of age and wear that may include patina, abrasions, rust and soiling.
For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $6.50