TeriAnn's Guide to Aladdin Mantle Lamps

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Aladdin Model 10 lamp sold between May 1921 through August 1922

The Aladdin model 10 lamp is identical to the late version of the model 9 lamp except the 9 was changed to a 10. This appears to be a "new model" for marketing purposes only. It was sold concurrently with model 9.  The model 10 had a limited sales channel which makes it fairly rare.

For part of the model 10 production run, a different construction outer wick tube was used. This different construction outer wick tube did not seem to be used on the model 9 lamps built during the same time frame.

Aladdin model 10 rick adjusting knob

Variations:

Table - Finish: Nickel plated.
Font - (Wall mount & hanging,) - Finish: nickel plated
Transition (very early lamps) - none identified

Accessories:

Bug screen: Early style bug screen
wick cleaner: skirted type with straight bottom. Labeled "WICK CLEANER"
Shade ring: Under burner shade ring. nickel finish
Shades: table - 501-9. Hanging - 516 (both white painted clear glass and opal white glass)
Chimney: Heelless globe type (rounded bulge near base), crest logo

Aladdin model 9 outer wick tubeAladdin model 10 outer wick tube
Left: outer wick tube used on model 9, some model 10 and model 11
Right: outer wick tube of different construction and used only on some model 10. The most obvious difference readily seen is a one piece top flange.  This flange is dual purpose in that it eases the wick back into the wick tubes when lowering the wick and it serves as an air baffle to regulate the location of the flame.

See the model 9 web page for pictures of the burner and fonts.

Parts support and interchangeability:

Mantles: Production of Aladdin KoneKap mantles ceased in 2007. In 2012 Aladdin introduced an adapter that fits onto a model 3 through 11 gallery that allows the use of a Lox-On mantle with the earlier lamps.
Wick: The model 11 wick can be used in model 7 through 11 lamps. 
Gallery: The model 7, 9, 10 and 11 galleries can be used.
Generator: Model 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11 flame spreaders can be used. The model 11 flame spreader was discontinued in 1955.
Burner: Model 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 burners can be used with this lamp.

 

 

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