Boston & Sandwich Glass Co., Sandwich, MA.
Title SCARCE C. 1880 OPAQUE BLUE PEDESTAL SANDWICH GLASS MINIATURE KEROSENE LAMP.
Seller ID 91-0319
Opaque blue milk glass pedestal base with clear, pressed glass font. Opalescent white milk glass shade, which serves also as the 4 3/8 h. to the top of the collar & about 7 h. with shade. chimney. Original collar. Olmsted burner (patented in 1877 & often called the Sandwich burner because of their use on Sandwich lamps). Attributed to Sandwich by the Smiths' Miniature Lamps (Vol. 1, Fig. 11) except the shade is shaped like Fig. 19,which is also of the period. The brass has not been polished. Complete, working and in Excellent condition.