Fotch, Klaus

pit lamp

Pit Lamp

Pit Lamp


This item possibly a pit lamp is a cylinder expanded to a light bulb on top. It has a spout which has a release control on it with a handle. It has a connector which can fasten it to a hat or a belt. It is engraved "Patented-Oct. 10 1899, Dec 12, 1899, Nov. 27,1900 " and "Columbia Model C' Automatic" and "Shine Watt, MFG. Co, Chicago, U.S. A." This item is slightly worn.


lamp, mining equipment


Fotsch, Klaus

Date of Object:

c.a. 1950

Accession #:



7 cm Dia., 14 cm H

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