Vintage light accessory age????
Hello everyone, I have been away from the site working on the home bathroom remodel etc. I picked this lamp accessory up at an estate sale today. Anyone know what year, vintage bike etc. this might have been used for. I suspect 50's or earlier but honestly I haven't a clue. Hear are a few pics. It also has a set of white Ever ready leak proof batteries that were still in it. The batteries sold for 20 cents a piece. Anyway, take a look. Fairly clean overall some minor wear but not bad considering possible age. Anyone know anything about the accessory manufacturer?
PS. Also picked up a Trek 820 that looks to be fairly new at a pretty reasonable price. It is in Black and yellow and defintely has low miles. I have been riding it around etc. Not that bad a bad bike to play with.
well, its a beautiful lamp, in pristine condition...and you know the date is later than 1907...but "Aero" was a stylistic signature from the late 20's till, ah, well, I just bought an aerodynamic rotary phone that was built this year...
I dunno. I'm trying to search the patents database right now and can't seem to get in...seiss held a US patent in 1940. If I do manage to get in I'll post the results here.
thanks for the reply. the lamp actually has a stamped pat. no. 2301714. if you have a way of cross referencing that pat.# let me know. Thanks for the reply.
Patent No. 2,301,714 was issued on November 10, 1942, to E. E. Seiss of Toledo, OH. Dig that signature.
thanks for the info on the approxiamate age. pretty cool to find in a drawer in a garage at a local etstate sale. paid a dollar for it!