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Identifying Aladdin Lamp Burners

The “heart” of the Aladdin is the lamp burner. and its improvements that primarily define the various models. Changes sometimes happened at a fast pace and variations in construction in burners and lamp bowls occurred throughout the models. The differences may be subtle such as the change between Model 3 to 4 or, Model 7 to 8 and in many model 23 burners.

Using figure 1, collectors and users are able to identify their Aladdin lamp burner and its approximate date of production by the design oo the wick raiser knob. Also useful for selecting the proper application for parts when coupled with our library of detailed burner views.

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Copyright © 2017 by J. W. Courter. J. W. Courter is professor emeritus, University of Illinois. His avocation is collecting and studying oil lamps. He writes and publishes books about Aladdin Lamps.