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Trying to identify Miners Lamp

I have a miners lamp which I would like to get more information on. It has been in my families possession since at least the 1930's. My father was Chief Minining Surveyor with Manvers Main Colliery before nationalisation after which time he went on to become Chief Land and Mineral Agent with NE Division NCB at Doncaster (think thats right) . If some knowledgeable member of the forum could send me an email address so I can send a picture of the lamp, this would be much appreciated. Thank you.

Re: Trying to identify Miners Lamp

My special thanks to Charles Birdsall for his considerable help and information.