Cream color heavy alacite glass lamp stands 17 1/2 tall. Base is 6 1/2 in diameter.Knob that raises and lowers the wick turns easily. The top meshed metal has been smashed in, but it does not affect the performance of the lamp.
There are no cracks, chips, and all parts work well. The metal does have rust spots. If you see a flat step on a short Lincoln drape, instead of the more rounded design of the normal foot then the lamp probably does have the Solitaire foot design. This lamp has the Solitaire foot feature and they are the hardest style to find in this series B.. The new lamps however are quite easy to identify since the threads that accept the burner on the reproductions are part of a metal collar which is glued to the glass rim at the top of the font.The original short Lincoln drape lamps have the metal burner threads inserted down into the glass opening of the font itself. Also the newer lamps are made in two pieces with the foot being glued to the glass font.
The original lamps were molded in one piece. The newer lamps use the model-23 burner, while the original short Lincoln drape lamps use the model-B burner. The two burners can however be interchanged. Some of the original short Lincoln drape lamps have a larger foot referred to as a "Solitaire foot".
This lamp has the Solitaire foot feature and they are the hardest style to find in this series B. It is larger and of a more "stepped" design than the normal foot of the short Lincoln drape.
The name "Lincoln drape" refers to the drape design molded into the glass font, which resembles the drape design used on president Lincoln's. The amount noted is an estimate. The final cost will be determined at the end of the sale. These charges are the buyers responsibility.
Please remember that due to the nature of used or vintage it is normal for items to have some wear. These items could have scuffing and scratches. However, we make every effort to write down and take good photos for you to read and see the detail of the items. We are not perfect and we could miss something.
Colors may be slightly different than shown due to the nature of color variation from monitor-to-monitor or backgrounds. I do recycle boxes and packing material.Look at pictures carefully, as the pictures are part of the description and it might have details not listed in the description. You may miss something important. If the item is damaged, (doh courtesy of Homer Simpson) Let me know to make it right. Do not destroy or dispose of the item until I have agreed to it.
I will need at least three pictures of damaged item. I will also need a couple of pictures of the box. If you have a concern communicate with me. There are no warranties or guarantees written or verbal.There are no guarantees the items were not from a smoke free or pet free facility. Give me the opportunity to make it right. Be sure to check out my other items. The item "RARE VINTAGE ALADDIN ALACITE OIL LAMP LINCOLN DRAPES MODEL B 1939 SOLITAIRE FOOT" is in sale since Monday, May 18, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Lamps, Lighting\Lamps\ Non-Electric\Kerosene".
The seller is "cosongdogs" and is located in Fountain, Colorado. This item can be shipped worldwide.