Acetyline Cycle Lamp



Acetyline Cycle Lamp

Acetyline cycle lamp made by Joseph Lucas Ltd of Birmingham. Model name Calcia Cadet. Black metal with calcium carbide fuel reservoir and cracked glass lens. By reacting calcium carbide with water, acetyline gas was produced resulting in a bright flame to light the way.

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Record number:2018.5.3
Simple name:cycle lamp
Classification term:work and play
Period:20th century, early
Date:1920 1930
Associated person: Joseph Lucas Ltd