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Soldering lamp, ca. 1840

Contributed by an individual through Maine Historical Society

William Webb, a brass maker in Warren, made this soldering lamp about 1840. He probably removed the bottom from an oil lamp to make this lamp used for soldering. The large bulb at the top was the heat source, with a flame coming through an opening in the top.

Other Information


  • Title: Soldering lamp, ca. 1840
  • Creator: Webb, William
  • Creation Date: circa 1840
  • Subject Date: circa 1840
  • Town: Warren
  • County: Knox
  • State: ME
  • Media: Brass
  • Local Code: Private
  • Collection: Private
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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