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Re: Gas Lamp Post restoration

Thanks David, Any digging you or anyone could do would be fantastic. The project is going well, it is stripped back, undercoated (the red paint) and now awaiting it's second coat of paint. I still haven't been able to find a similar lamp for it in better condition so guess i need to decide if i buy a new lamp and lose the authentic nature of the project or keep looking. I also need to find the ladder rests or get some thing made. see photo's before the final paint. thanks.primedthe remainder ...
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Gas Lamp Post restoration

Good Afternoon, I have purchased a very old gas lamp post i believe was the last operating gas street light in Lithgow NSW. It is stamped with Australian Gas Light Comp. on one side and Mort'sDock & Engineering.co. on the other side with an attached brass post number of 10077. As a project i am restoring the cast iron post but would love to be pointed in the right direction as to find out some history on the post or where i might be able to find some information about AGL gas lighting in this ...
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