1960 (about) 333 Col-Max

Discussion in '333 Col-Max' started by AJ, Oct 9, 2012.

  1. AJ

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    this is my first lamp and i absolutely love it.


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    any ideas of an age on this? there is no date stamp to be found anywhere.
     
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  2. JEFF JOHNSON

    JEFF JOHNSON United Kingdom Subscriber

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    Hello and welcome aboard! :thumbup:

    Col-Max lanterns were made in 3 sizes, the 222 was rated at 200cp., the 333 was rated at 300cp., and the 555 was rated at 500cp..

    So your lantern is a puzzle, because the pricker control knob is marked Col-Max 350cp..

    Someone has fitted a Primus meths cup to it and you need to find a cowl for the top of the hood.

    Neil may have some more information, Jeff.
     
  3. Mackburner

    Mackburner United Kingdom Founder Member Subscriber

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    These lamps are hard to date but with the bright red colour of the control This one is probably Hong Kong and a later production. Jeff is right they were supposed to be 300cp but maybe those clever guys in HK upped the power and this is a late 333 so probably therefore around 1960. ::Neil::
     
  4. AJ

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    wow,that is good news. i'm glad we got that settled.
     

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