Bale Lamps

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Model T Ford Forum: Forum 2015: Bale Lamps
Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Scott Rosenthal in Cincinnati Oh on Friday, September 04, 2015 - 07:56 am:

Many early coach and auto oil lamps had bale handles so that the lamp became easily portable. Curious why this practice was later dropped, as this seems like an all but essential feature of early motoring?
Regards,
Scott


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Tim Wrenn-Monroeville OH on Friday, September 04, 2015 - 07:57 am:

Probably cost factor? It is a shame, 'cause they look cool.


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Jack Daron - Brownsburg IN on Friday, September 04, 2015 - 04:59 pm:

Easier to flip on the switch.


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