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Late 19th Century Lamp Wick Trimmer

Late 19th Century Lamp Wick Trimmer

SKU: RJ01874
£35.00Price

Because households of the day were lit by oil lamps and candles, Victorian candles often made from tallow or whale blubber had wicks that didn't burn away, so the cotton wicks needed to be frequently trimmed in order to keep the flame a reasonable size.
 

Late 19th Century Lamp Wick Trimmer.

 

The condition is good.

 

Dimensions of snuffers: 19cm long

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SKU:

RJ01874

Period:

1860

Because households of the day were lit by oil lamps and candles, Victorian candles often made from tallow or whale blubber had wicks that didn't burn away, so the cotton wicks needed to be frequently trimmed in order to keep the flame a reasonable size.
 

Late 19th Century Lamp Wick Trimmer.

 

The condition is good.

 

Dimensions of snuffers: 19cm long

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