What type of Patterson lamp is this?
Can anyone tell me the age plus identify what model or type the above pictured Patterson lamp is please?
stands 9 inches high and has 4 metal pillars that protect the glass. This
should place the lamp as a pre 1914 type after which date five or more pillars
became mandatory. The lamp is stamped Patterson & Co / Newcastle on Tyne
in between two of its pillars .
It has a an old screw type lock which
still retains its original screw. The lamp's fuel vessel is stamped "54" at a
point just above the screw lock. Underneath the
screw lock it is stamped an "L". Its bonnet is stamped "400" this being
the lamp's identification number. The lamp's has a single gauze which
has a copper ring around its bottom plus has a wick priker that moves the wick
up and down.