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Nickel-plated Brass Hitchcock Mechanical Draft Lamp

Auction:
2282
Lot:
520
Sold for:
$588

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2282
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
August 14, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Nickel-plated Brass Hitchcock Mechanical Draft Lamp, patented by Robert Hitchcock, Watertown, New York, 1868, the kerosene-burning lamp with flat wick burner designed to burn without a chimney, with axial fan, clockwork assembly, integral winding key and spring-driven blower in base to provide draft, burner deflector imprinted with maker's marks and patents, font with metal label impressed "PATENTED NOV 30, 1880, ROBt HITCHCOCK WATERTOWN N.Y.," ht. 12 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,200

Keywords

Watertown, metal label, Robert Hitchcock, Fireplaces, Hitchcock

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