This lamp was converted to electric in the 1970s, but it was originally manufactured in the late 1800s to early 1900s. Was located in New York City, but there seems to be little or no information available on the company.There were a number of patents for lamp parts issued to A. The original oil burner, chimney and lamp shade are missing, and have been replaced by modern parts. The electric socket has an antique-look key. The lamp is made of brass, with a steel insert in the base plus two cast iron weights for stability. The brass has not been cleaned and has a beautiful dark copper color patina.
The original brass color can be seen on the oil reservoir. The height of the center post of the lamp is 21-3/4. The unit consisting of the oil reservoir and the lamp with shade is about 18 wide, and it will swivel 360 degrees. This unit can also be adjusted in height from all the way down where the center of the light bulb is about 14" above the desk surface, to all the way up where the center of the light bulb is about 24" above the desk surface. The milk-glass lamp shade is 9-7/8" in diameter and 6-3/8" high.
The reservoir is about 11-1/2" tall, from knob to knob, and about 5-7/8" in diameter at its widest point. The entire unit weighs about seven pounds.It would make a beautiful display item and conversation piece. It is in very good condition. Baron Student Oil Lamp" is in sale since Thursday, February 7, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Lamps". The seller is "daveemlen" and is located in Westminster, Colorado. This item can be shipped to United States.