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Driving Lamp - Dietz Union, 'Octo', Gas, circa 1908 Object Reg. No: ST 033158

Summary:
'OCTO' gas driving lamp manufactured by Dietz, New York, USA, circa 1908. It was used for lighting by horse-drawn and motor vehicles.
Description:
Gas operated driving lamp with metal body painted black and two glass lenses, one plain glass and one red glass, positioned at opposite ends of the lamp body. The lamp has a wire carrying handle.
Acquisition Information:
Unknown from Unknown
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 246 mm (Height), 139 mm (Width), 142 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: lamps, automotive accessories, gas lamps, gas lighting
Themes this item is part of: Transport Collection
Primary Classification: ROAD TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Motor Vehicles
Tertiary Classification: components - lights
Inscriptions: On Lamp: "DIETZ", "OCTO DRIVING LAMP, NEW YORK, U. S. A.", "PATENTED SEPT 25, 06 JAN 29, 07 MAY 19, 08."
Place & Date Made: New York, United States of America, circa 1908

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