This driving lamp lantern was used for carriages and the first automobiles in the early. It has a beveled glass lens on the front which opens with a latch.
This is an antique dietz union driving lamp new york usa.
Dietz union driving lamp new york. Free shipping on many items browse your favorite brands. The first version has an angled reflector the second and more common version has a domed reflector. 39 steel clad red globe railroad lantern.
It is not dented or scratched although there is minor paint loss. Please note due to recent issues we will only be able to answer questions sent through the messaging system on ebay. Dietz union tubular driving lamp new york usa.
It was used on horse drawn and motor vehicles and was patented on 26 january 1897 25 september 1906 and 22 january 1907. The company started in 1840 when its founder 22 year old robert e. Dietz purchased a lamp oil business in brooklyn new york.
Dietz 12 union driving lamp great condition. It still has the original clear glass and red eye glass on the back of the lantern. Stamped on the back.
Marked on the back union driving lamp new york usa. Or best offer 20 80 shipping. Lamp is in fantastic vintage condition original lenses have no cracks or chips.
Or best offer 22 00 shipping. It has various dates imprinted on the back from 1897 to 1907. The dietz air pilot patio lamp was introduced in the mid 1950 s to help boltser lagging sales.
Dietz pat d jan 26 97 jan 2 06 sept 25 06 jan 22 07 union driving lamp new york u s a the wick. City of new york dietz no. Gas operated driving lamp made by dietz new york usa circa 1908.
This driving lamp or lantern attached to carriages buggys and the very first automobiles in 1900 see attached picture. Description rare original unconverted 1907 dietz kerosene automobile union driving lamp this dietz driving lamp is in original unmolested condition and it has not been converted to electricity as was common in the era. We have a 1907 vintage dietz union driving lamp.
New york usa patented jan. It has various dates imprinted on the back from 1897 to 1907. Though famous for well built indoor outdoor kerosene lanterns the company was a major player in the automotive lighting industry from the 1920s through into the 1960s.
Wwi era dietz auto carriage driving lantern fluid lamp light red lens tail c. Antique driving lamp dietz union new york rare 1906 september 25.