Antique mining safety lamp (Davy Lamp) made by well know maker Thomas Williams from Aberdare. Evan Thomas & Williams were believed to be the oldest surviving firm of safety lamp manufacturers in the world starting from 1860. The lamp above is most likely made in late 1800’s. The lamp is made of brass and iron and is 9 ½ inches tall and has a 3 ½ inch diameter base. The lamp is missing the hanging hook and has nice patina.