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Davey - Davey Lamp, Where Do I Add The Fuel?
Davey - WOLF No 7 RMBS made by WM Maurice of Sheffield.
Gordon Nicholson - Eccles SL Lamps appear to have electronic Ignition - How do they work, can you get spares?
Susan Wells - Any Information - Just purchased a 2½ inch Lindsay Colliery lamp
Scott Cooper - Looking For Information About Protector Lamps
Harry Pearson - Changing a round wick in my lamp
Mark - Miners lamps showing the pits Butcher Wood and Silver Hill
Niel Jacobs - Wolf Type Mine Lamp, Paraffin just leaks everywhere
Dave - I Have A Large Davy Lamp, twice as large as a standard one

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Davey
17 Oct 2015
Davey Lamp, Where Do I Add The Fuel?

Hi
Firstly thank you for informing me how to open the WOLF No7 RMBS.  Now I have it open I do not know how/where to fuel it. 

Can you help Please.

Davey

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Now you have it open by unscrewing it, take care not to let the glass fall and remember where to put the washers back so that it will fit properly.

Where the wick is coming out of the tube, lift the tube and it it will reveal the coiled up wick in the vessel below....fill it there with fuel until the wick is saturated.... they say a good fuel is the one used for Bar-b-ques as it similar to the colza oil and burns with none or hardly any smoke. Remember to light the wick and note that it is the vapour that burns and carefully insert it into the glass and screw back together and adjust the flame size to suit by using the screw underneath the lamp.

Trusting this is the answer you required.

Bob Bradley

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Davey
22 Mar 2014
WOLF No 7 RMBS made by WM Maurice of Sheffield.

LampHi

Could you please tell me how to open The WOLF No 7 RMBS.

Your assistance is very much appreciated.

Thank You

Davey


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Gordon Nicholson
02 April 2013
Eccles SL Lamps which appear to have electronic Ignition - How do they work, can you get spares?

Hi     
I have acquired a number of old lamps which I am attempting to put back into working order. I have 2 Eccles SL Lamps which appear to have some form of electronic Ignition. 2 vertical terminals (One with a wire between the other with the wire missing) Question How do they work and can you get spares? Both have numbers cold stamped into the name plates which I assume identified the miner. Ive asked down the miners welfare but the Backworth mines closed in the 70s and its now more golfers than ex miners. Your help would be much appreciated.
Regards Gordon Nicholson


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Susan Wells
5 February 2013
Any Information - Just purchased a 2½ inch Lindsay Colliery lamp

Just purchased a 2½ inch Lindsay Colliery lamp from the Spay and Neuter Animal Network (SPAN) thrift store in Ventura, California.

Interesting to experience what this little gadget is as we at the store were unsure. 

Do you have an indication as to whom A. Hunter listed on the face plate between the words Lindsay Colliery was or is?

THANK YOU for any help you can provide to me.  I am rather curious.

Susan Wells


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Scott Cooper
29 November 2012
Looking For Information About Protector Lamps

Hello there,

I am interested in Mining lamps and found your very helpful site.

I wondered if you or someone you know could help me with a few questions or point me in the right direction in regard to the Protector lamp. I have a few different types and need some info.

Thank you in advance

Regards

Scott


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Harry Pearson
30 August 2012
Changing a round wick in my lamp

I have had my miners lamp from Lofthouse and it needs a good clean up and I think a new wick can you tell me how to change it please then I would be able to use both my lamps  my work mans and my deputies lamps both mine when I worked for the N.C.B  over 18 years.

Thanks Harry Pearson


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Mark
03 June 2012
Miners lamps showing the pits Butcher Wood and Silver Hill

Too whom it may concern, I have 2 lamps (brass) about 4" tall each with it's own pit disc dictating the pits from around the Ashfield area, each of the lamps comes in it's own box (black) with "The Lamp Cabin" written on them.

I wondered if, there was a collection of such lamps, and where I could obtain the information on them? I've looked around on the internet and scoured the sites looking...... then came across your website showing similar ones too those I have got!

If you can help please get in touch.

Thank you.


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Niel Jacobs
1 May 2012
Wolf Type Mine Lamp, Paraffin just leaks everywhere

Good day

I have an OLD lamp the wolf type Victor Kent brass logo on it. I would just like to know how to refill it and get it back in working condition after all these years. I have noticed it little iron pipe like thing from on the outside of the lamp but if I do inject Paraffin in there it just leaks everywhere.

Would be glad if you van assist me.  


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Dave
5 March 2012
I Have A Large Davy Lamp, twice as large as a standard one

Marked WM. Maurice Sheffield Ltd Wolf Safety Lamp Co. number 7RMBS.
Another plate on top part of body, Victor Kent (PTY) Ltd G M E F  No 1 wolf lamp type 7rmbs.

In very good condition, please can you comment on it.

Kind Regards 
Dave

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