Details


Production Date
Circa 1910
Description
Brass carbide lamp. Brass carbide bowl, water bowl on top of carbide bowl. Glass front lens with wick behind. A round window on either side of light casing with emerald green glass. Brass adjustment valve to control the gas flow to the wick. It is situated at the base of the light case. A trademark with "LUCAS CALCIA MAJOR" engraved on the top and two sides of the heat vent. A metal hinge attaches the lamp to the bicycle. Brass tightening screw on side of metal hinge.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Brass
Signature/Marks and Type
Lucas / Calcia Major Engraved
Accession No
2003.222
Credit Line
Circa 1910. Bicycle Lamp, 2003.222. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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