|19th century microscope lamp
An unusual paraffin microscope lamp with tin case.. The post is 9 "
tall. The height of the lamp is adjustable by sliding it up the post. The lamp is in working order, and provides
substantial illumination comparable to -- and even exceeding the light from modern
electric bulb. The lamp is finished in lacquered brass with a painted gold base. It has a ceramic shade with a tiny chip on the top rim. This lamp is functional, and ready to provide vintage
style illumination for an antique microscope.