Sunshine Safety Table Lamp Model 1922

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  1. Tony Press

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    Here is my Sunshine Safety Model 1922 Table Lamp.

    Bought in Australia, the previous owner had tried to get it working and had badly mangled the generator. The nickel had been stripped off and many of the the lamp components were "brassed" by plating.

    Nonetheless, I was able to get the lamp working.... and it is the brightest lamp of this style I've ever fettled - much brighter than an "equivalent" Coleman.

    It has characteristics of Coleman (the fount), and of Gloria/Knight (the rest). The generator is a Gloria/Knight, and its jet is quite large - much larger than a Coleman jet. It runs very bright and very hot.

    I have fettle notes that I will post in this thread later in the week.


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    Cheers

    Tony
     
  2. coleman54

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    Beautiful lamp, @Tony Press , Were you able to see any markings on the jet ?

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    A grand old lamp!:thumbup::thumbup:
     
  4. Tony Press

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    Larry

    There were no markings on this lamp other than the soldered plaque on the base.

    The generator was the same as that described as a “Gloria/Knight”.

    Cheers

    Tony

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    What a beautiful lamp! Thanks for sharing @Tony Press
     
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    No dark nights during a blackout with that one.
     
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    What a lovely table lamp in its simplicity.
    I do like this style of table lamp.
    Enjoy
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    That style of shade suits so many lamps and I like how the smoke bell sits above it.
     
  10. Tony Press

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    @Jean J

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    The rod (black arrow) screws into the burner. The finial screws into the rod (at red arrow). The bell is trapped between the finial and the rod (see below). The rod taps the shade holder at the burner.

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    Cheers

    Tony
     
  11. Tony Press

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    I’ve been in discussion with a lamp colleague about this lamp and thought it was a good idea to put some additional photos in this thread of the burner to show it in more detail.


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    Here next to a Coleman of similar vintage:

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    The burner on the Sunshine Safety is substantially bigger and has more mass.


    Cheers

    Tony
     

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