Antique Hinks Patent Uranium Milk Glass Drop In Font & Patent Duplex Burner. Please scroll down for lots more photos. A Victorian Hinks & Sons Patent uranium milk glass drop-in oil lamp font with it's original Hinks Patent Duplex burner, and dating to the latter half of the 19th century. The font is in an opaque uranium milk glass and has a domed overhanging rim, the shoulder with a hand painted foliate & greek key band in blue enamel, and the top mounted with a brass twin lug bayonet fit collar stamped'HINKS & SON'S PATENT'. The base has the hand painted number'56'.
The brass burner has a rotating twin lug bayonet fitting (corresponding to the font), twin wick risers with white enamel buttons reading'HINK'S DUPLEX PATENT' in black, a shade ring, and a push fit gallery for a chimney. The font base approx 4 5/8" diameter and 2 1/8" tall to the shoulder, the overall dimensions approx 3 7/8 tall to the top of the collar exc.Burner and 6 1/4 wide max. The font in good antique condition with no damage or restoration, the brass collar with expected tarnish. The burner in good used antique condition with working wick winders, the only points to note are losses to three of the chimney gallery clips (last photo) and the extinguisher lever doesn't appear to do anything, uncleaned. Scroll Down For More Photos. View My Other Items For Sale. Create listings that get noticed! With Auctiva's 1,800+ Templates. The item "Antique Hinks Patent Uranium Milk Glass Drop In Oil Lamp Font Orig Duplex Burner" is in sale since Friday, May 12, 2017.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Lamps\Victorian (1837-1901)". The seller is "forthisweekonly" and is located in Livingston.This item can be shipped worldwide.