And another one lights the dusk

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  1. R100

    R100 United Kingdom Subscriber

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    First lighting of my recently acquired Bialaddin 310 resplendent with new glass. A very easy restoration needing only a seal kit, glass and mantle. I rather like this lamp as it feels solid and well constructed if maybe not quite as bright as one of my Tilleys.

    Bialaddin 310 first lighting-1.jpg
     
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    Looking good! How old is that lamp? Are parts/spares still available or do you have to salvage from other models/makes?
     
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    I reckon it dates from 1953/54. I obtained the glass and mantles from Base Camp and the seals from Fettlebox. I don't know how easy other parts are to come by.
     
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    I hadn't realised that Base Camp
    have the rarer 'rounded glass' very nice.
     
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    Looking good! They are a well made lamp and yours looks very original.

    Stevie
     
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    A fine example!:thumbup:
     
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    The Bialaddin 310 is my favorite of the Bialaddin lanterns. :content: I'll take these over a Tilley, well not the PL53 Tilleys!:D/
    :thumbup::-#
     
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    Just noticed something... Is that by any chance an original T5 globe?:-k The bottom edge looks rounded.:-s I know the 805 is sort of a replacement but it has a "ridge" around the botton. This one doesn't look like it has that ridge or lip.:?:
     
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    No, not an original globe. The lamp came with an original but it has a hairline crack in it. This was sourced from Base Camp.
     

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