Vintage Early XXth Century Vacuum Oil Company Amethyst Glass Kerosene Oil Lamp. Vacuum Oil Company was the first oil company to operate in Portugal, its operation started in 1896. Marketing of kerosene has began in the first years of the XXth century under the famous brand Sunflower Kerosene (Petróleo Sunflower). It was the industry market leader until the forties of the last century.It is very difficult to find in antique markets and stores a kerosene lamp like this one, amethyst color and diamond foot shape like this one, is not usual. It is possible to observe one little sunflower on the top of the font and also the Vacuum Oil Company insignia. Height: 16 17/32 (42 cm). Weight: 34.5 oz (978 grams).
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