Bicycle Lamp

Joseph Lucas Limited, Manufacturer

Circa 1900
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Maker and Role
Joseph Lucas Limited, Manufacturer
Production Date
Circa 1900
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.
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
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Credit Line
Joseph Lucas Limited. Circa 1900. Bicycle Lamp, 2003.226. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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