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Mining Lamps, Badges & Ephemra
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Wolf Lamp Type 7RMBS

Where can I find information on this lamp and in particular how to open it

Re: Wolf Lamp Type 7RMBS

Hi CVE / RM / MP
Bought from craig.12* ??
Should be easy to get info re the magnets needed to do it from the seller.

Re: Wolf Lamp Type 7RMBS

The lamp was obtained in Botswana. I've tried the Wolf web site in the UK but it would appear that they don't make it any more and they did not respond to a request some time back. So I'm still stumped as to how the locking mechanism works

Re: Wolf Lamp Type 7RMBS

Colin van Eck - Bloomin Eck!!

Go on E-Bay and buy two strong unlocking magnets. You will find them in mining memorabilia. At the side of the lamp below the glass on the brass ring there is a raised nodule with two steel inserts in. Put the magnets on these inserts and they will lift the spring loaded pins inside off the locking locator. The vessel will unscrew from the lamp. If the pins are rusted in place, it will be be case of soaking in release fluid for a few days and twisting the vessel backwards and forwards to try and release the pins.

Re: Wolf Lamp Type 7RMBS

The magnets will only work on a top Quality lamp with
a perfect LOCK.

First is the lamp actually locked, get the lamp in
A vice (jaws protected) then with an Auto oil filter
Removal tool, try moving the fuel vessel, if it is locked
There will be slight movement in the vessel, if you are
Certain it is locked, then you have to drill hole underneath
The lock bulge, push a small screw driver in and push
The mechanize to the right to unlock.

Re: Wolf Lamp Type 7RMBS

I would like to know more about this lamp and what it is worth.I would also like to know how to open it.

Re: Wolf Lamp Type 7RMBS

Expect to pay 40 to 50 pounds for a good lamp, the good thing about this lamp
is that it is unlikely that Birdoil will bet on this lamp, if a good one comes up for sale
so there is little chance of it being pulled of before the bidding ends, giving the
regular punter a chance of buying this lamp.