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Item Number LVSAV2009.078 Item Type Object
Item Name Miner's lamp Quantity of Item 3
Classification Underground Hand Tools, Lamps & Graith Associated Date 1926-1958?
Description miner's carbide cap lamp, brass, with original box and leaflet, by Justrite, USA, type 611 with protecto-grip red rubber bumper around base to improve grip and protect from damage, round hook. Probable manufacturing date between circa 1926 to circa 1935? Owned and used by John Burgess who worked as a shale and coal miner between 1900 to 1958
Institution Almond Valley Heritage Trust
Geographic Location
West Lothian
Associated Organisations
Scottish Oils Ltd
Young's Paraffin Light & Mineral Oil Company Ltd
Pumpherston Oil Company Ltd
Associated Places
Hopetoun No 6 (Glendevon) Mine
Breich Shale Pit
Associated People
Burgess, John