1870's Keites & Sons Leicester pair Wagon Buggy Carriage gig cart Lamp Lantern For Sale
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1870's Keites & Sons Leicester pair Wagon Buggy Carriage gig cart Lamp Lantern:
From an old estate comes a pair, two, carriage Lanterns, Lamps,They date from about 1870
maker marked ; "keites and sons leicester"MADE IN ENGLAND
un damaged brass and metal, may have been repainted at one point thru the years I believethey need to be restored, or as these were just hung up in the dinning room on the walleach lantern has a name plate but i cant make out the wordsThey are marked on the inside"keites and sons leicester"you will love these 2 lights; inside has location for the light source ; candle?because of the size and weight they need to be shipped separately or local pick okPlease look at the pictures,note shipping cost which is an estimateany excess will be refunded, but each lantern needs to be shipped in a secure box of it's ownpriority mail, tracked, insured, with signatureLeicesteris acityin East MidlandsofEngland, and thecounty townofLeicestershire.very rare ; the only mention of this company is on internet ;Keites AND Sons, Leicester.— Light sociable cart, White chapel cart for four or less persons,and cottage pony gig.; Farmers magazine 1868NICE condition.Antique Carriage Lantern Lamp circa 1850- 1870's, but could be older.The side glass windows are in good shape with no cracks or chips3.5 x 4.5 inches ; it isbeveled edge glassThe rear reflector glass is ruby red colored, circular 2.5 inch diameterCondition is quite nice for it's age.There is some surface rust, abrasions , paint chips , tarnish, and expected roughness to the painted surface ; some minor dentsI believe it has been repainted at some point.Front lamp glass is round , beveled , and is 6 inches in Diameter ; no cracked or broken glassThe brass rim is 7 3/4 inches in diameter.The lamp is 20" tall x 10.25 deep x 7.75" wide.All have front and rear doors which open and close tightPlease see the numerous pictures as this item is old and being sold as-is, what you see is what you are getting.I do not know what the actual lighting device they used inside, apparently a small kerosene oil lamp? candle?. If any questions please ask.