Tue, 8th Nov 2016 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Torch')

 
  Lot 96
 

96

A RARE HAND-CARRIED COPPER AND BRASS MAGAZINE...

A RARE HAND-CARRIED COPPER AND BRASS MAGAZINE OIL LAMP, CIRCA 1900
the bevelled glass windows with external brightness and extinguishing controls stamped on the burner 'WD' with broad arrow 52 and maker's mark for Ballpit & Sons, Birmingham, with substantial turned wood carry handle -- 13½in. (35.5cm.) high

Sold for £558
Estimated at £150 - £250

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
In apparently fine condition throughout with good bevelled glazing and functioning mechanical components. There seems to be little wear generally.

We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of this property. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Charles Miller Ltd is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD “AS IS” IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

 
A RARE HAND-CARRIED COPPER AND BRASS MAGAZINE OIL LAMP, CIRCA 1900
the bevelled glass windows with external brightness and extinguishing controls stamped on the burner 'WD' with broad arrow 52 and maker's mark for Ballpit & Sons, Birmingham, with substantial turned wood carry handle -- 13½in. (35.5cm.) high