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Posted: 14/06/2012 19:18:52
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Been watching this on Ebay IMO it looks like a real bad copy
it's lines are too crisp and looks unused
in fact it's the most unconvincing lamp ever ?
and the name tag ?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=150831676948&ssPageName=ADME:B:WNA:GB:1123
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Posted: 14/06/2012 19:48:22
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Aditaddict wrote:

Been watching this on Ebay IMO it looks like a real bad copy
it's lines are too crisp and looks unused
in fact it's the most unconvincing lamp ever ?
and the name tag ?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=150831676948&ssPageName=ADME:B:WNA:GB:1123
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Not convinced its meant to be a copy of anything. Just looks like an el cheepo decorative lamp?

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Posted: 14/06/2012 20:35:46
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Apart from the colour its the same replica as this.

http://www.penleehouse.org.uk/collections/item/item-6540.html

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Posted: 14/06/2012 21:06:58
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Tourist cr*p! IP: 95.144.204.126
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Posted: 14/06/2012 21:12:23
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no mate its not Angry IP: 86.176.195.117
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Posted: 14/06/2012 21:24:47
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OK, then please explain to me why in all the years I have carried a safety lamp, they have never had 'Sir Humphry Davey' stamped on them?
Mine have always had 'GR6S' and a number stamped on them.

Maybe I didn't work in the same pit as him..........
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Posted: 14/06/2012 21:38:21
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staffordshirechina wrote:

OK, then please explain to me why in all the years I have carried a safety lamp, they have never had 'Sir Humphry Davey' stamped on them?


Neither does that one if you look closely.... Wink

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Posted: 14/06/2012 21:47:11
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Beings a new lamp is around £400,this is tat. IP: 86.165.176.164
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Posted: 14/06/2012 22:07:25
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Give or take an 'e'..........? IP: 95.144.204.126
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Posted: 14/06/2012 22:30:24
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It's not a copy it is a modern "tourist" item,if it had been a copy they would have put a wick adjuster.
It will have a collectable value? just not my cup of tea? Confused

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Posted: 14/06/2012 22:36:50
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Is this a real lamp,
Is this just fantasy,
Caught in a lamp slide?


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Posted: 14/06/2012 22:54:32
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vanoord that was awful Guns

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Posted: 14/06/2012 23:19:50
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no its definitely not a real miners lamp. no good to read stink damp or methane. IP: 86.176.195.117
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Posted: 14/06/2012 23:22:31
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Q' is this a real lamp. A. no mate its not Sad IP: 86.176.195.117
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Posted: 15/06/2012 00:14:42
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Love it vanoord Laugh
It is described as "used" it doesn't look as if its ever been underground!
The tag says "Sir Humphrey Davy 1778 182?", all the ones I have seen have a serial number on the tag.
As has already been stated, no wick adjuster is visible.
It looks like a LED inside!
All the same, a nice decorative conversation piece and probably worth the £36.58 it went for, although I wouldn't have bought it for that.
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Posted: 15/06/2012 09:15:27
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It's a What ? IP: 81.109.224.134
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Posted: 16/06/2012 10:44:24
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Vanoord wrote:

Is this a real lamp,
Is this just fantasy,
Caught in a lamp slide?


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Posted: 16/06/2012 12:55:52
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When the lamp the OP was asking about arrives thro' the post, someone could be disappointed, AFAIK they are only about 4" tall.
An ebay lamp that is worth a look though (no 150831608380) listed as a "Fine Clanny", well, it's a fine lamp, but it's no Clanny. It's a much rarer "Ayton's patent" double glass lamp with the Ayton shield still inside the gauze. Nice to see in this complete condition, & even with it's broken glasses could fetch a good price. If my cash wasn't tied up with boatbuilding, I'd be going for it Roll Eyes

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Posted: 16/06/2012 14:31:30
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Is this a real lamp?
Is this just fantasy?
Caught in a lamp slide,
No escape from Roy's light
Open your eyes,
Look up to the roof and see,
I'm just a poor lamp, I need no paraffin,
Because I'm easy come, ebay go,
Little light, little glow,
Any way the wind blows doesn't really matter to
me, to me
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Posted: 17/06/2012 00:36:09
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Chorus :
I'm just a small lamp nobody loves me
i'm just a small lamp powered by a battery
giving me the power for my single LED
Not much glow not much glow
not much glow down below
That Roy Fellows , has a cap lamp set aside for me , for me !
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IP: 81.109.224.134 Edited: 17/06/2012 00:45:52 by Aditaddict
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