Easily dated to the earlier 19th century, this attractive old oil lamp offers that distinctive look and feel of the heavier lead glass common to better 18th century glass yet has the seam marks of a bit later two seam mold. This and the early straight burner with the cylindrical wick, the absence of any mechanical wick adjustment and no provision for a chimney will make the old oil lamp appropriate to the earlier 1800s with use through the Civil War era. All in nice original condition with the early burner and lots of telltale ware on the bottom from period use. Buy with confidence! We are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with return as purchased on direct sales! Just send us a courtesy e-mail to let us know your item will be returned per these provisions and your purchase price will be refunded accordingly. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques! :COLOR=#0000FF>

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