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Item Number LVSAV2011.119 Item Type Object
Item Name miner's lamp Quantity of Item 1
Classification Underground Hand Tools, Lamps & Graith Associated Date 1950 c.
Description shale miner's electric safety cap lamp and battery pack. This type of lamp was used by facemen and drawers and provided a wide beam. Concordia type, made in England and supplied by Concordia Electric Safety Lamp Company Ltd, Cardiff. Alloy battery case housing a 3 cell alkaline tubular battery unit with rubber sheathed cable to lamp, circa 1950. The electric safety cap lamp belonged to Stephen McLachlan, Winchburgh who was a shale miner in the Hopetoun and Niddry mines
Institution Almond Valley Heritage Trust
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West Lothian
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