You are welcome Darryl!:thumbup:
Another mystery solved.
You are welcome Steve and your lamp would have been fitted with the standard Tilley burner of the period.
The X-246-B lanterns are very common and the build quality is not as good as it was with the older Tilleys, but they can be made to function, be...
It would either have had the brass hood or a brown enamelled hood.
As Paul has already stated the gallery would have had the springs on the inside, but galleries are scarce so I'm not that fussy.
The wall lamps...
A fine fettling project and it even has the original deep glass!:thumbup:
The black hood is not original.
Hello Steve, that is a pre 1940 lamp and it would originally have had a brass XN control cock and a brass ended 169 vapouriser and the link below...
It's not for a Veritas bowl fire either, but it could probably be fettled to fit.
Happy holidays Jean!:thumbup:
Hello Tony, thanks for sharing the photographs and seaweed is great fertiliser, I often add it to vegetable plots.
It's the same service kit for both lanterns.
So far, no information has turned up which states exactly what the letters after the date code mean,...
This link shows relevant information for making a draught shield.
Tilley R1/R1A - Draught shield dimensions
A fine light up!:thumbup:
That is a date code which stands for January 1960 and this link shows the washer kit which you will need.
We do not give valuations here, but the best place to get it's true value is to list it on Ebay.
It's a grand old lamp once again!:thumbup::clap::clap::thumbup:
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