Bicycle Lamp

Joseph Lucas Limited, Manufacturer

Circa 1900
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Maker and Role
Joseph Lucas Limited, Manufacturer
Production Date
Circa 1900
Description
Brass bicycle lamp. It has a trumpet shaped body opening to the lens. There is a heat vent on top of the body of the lamp. The lamp is connected to 2 brass vessels sitting one on top of each other. The bottom vessel holds the carbide and the top, the water. A butterfly tap situated on top of the water tank provides adjustment to the gas level. JOS. LUCAS LTD. ACETA MAJOR No. 314 BIRMINGHAM is written on the heat vent.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Brass
Signature/Marks and Type
Do not fill carbide above this line Engraved
Jos. Lucas Ltd / Aceta / Major / No 314 / Birmingham Maker's Mark
Accession No
2003.226
Credit Line
Joseph Lucas Limited. Circa 1900. Bicycle Lamp, 2003.226. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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