Center Draft Lamp Manufacturers, location, approximate dates of
operation, and the trade names of lamps they sold. This is a
cursory list still under construction.
Adams & Westlake. Chicago. 1874.
- A&W, Adlake, Pullman, Queen
American Belgian Lamp Co. NYC. 1885? >
- Belgian Lamp, Brevete, L&B
American Brass Co. Waterbury, CT. 1899 - 1912.
- Incorporated Ansonia Brass & Copper,
Waterbury Brass and Holmes, Booth &
Haydens (H, B & H).
American Lamp & Brass. Trenton, NJ. 1897 -
Ansonia Brass & Copper. 1880's, 1899. NYC, Ansonia, CT.
- Apex, Bassett, Little Jewel, New Universal
Bradley & Hubbard. Meriden, CT. 1880's - 1940.
- B&H, Empire, Mammoth, Perfection,
Bridgeport Brass Co. Bridgeport, CT. 1880's - 1920's.
- Bridgeport, New Rochester, Leader Argand.
Bristol Brass. Bristol, CT. 1880's, 1911.
Bristol, Champion, Chief, Drummond,
Empire, The French, New Darling, Victor.
Clark Brothers Co. Trenton, NJ. 1880's - 1890's.
Dayton Mfg Co. Dayton, OH. 1880's - 1960's.
Acme, Dayton, US Standard.
Handlan-Buck. St. Louis, MO. 1901 - 1960's?
Ditheridge & Co. Pittsburg, PA. 1870's, 1900's.
- Fort Pitt, Ditheridge, Young America.
Fostoria Glass Co. Fostoria, OH. 1880's, 1980's.
Holmes, Booth & Haydens. Waterbury, CT. 1850's - 1912.
Star, Gladstone, Rival, Little Prince,
Little Queen, Imperial Electric, Keystone, Gladstone, Perfect,
Judd Mfg. Co. Wallingford, CT. 1890's.
Lane Mfg. Co. Kenosha, WA. 1880's - 1095.
- Aurora, Gem, Volcano, Magnum.
Lovell-Dressel. 1920's - 1960's. (Wholesale distributor)
Manhattan Brass Co. NYC. 1860's - 1926.
- Perfection Student Lamp, US Electric, Home
Argand, Yale, Princeton, Manhattan, Sun, Excelsior, Mammoth,
Mathews & Willard. Waterbury, CT. 1890 - 1900's.
- M&W, Aladdin, Columbia, Trenton.
Meriden Bronze Co. Meriden, CT. 1880's - 1900.
- Meriden, Princess, Victor, Liberty, Meteor.
Meriden Malleable Iron. Meriden, CT. 1880's - 1890's.
- Frames for store and library lamps.
F. Meyrose & Co. St. Louis, MO. 1870's - 1900's.
- Meyrose, Drummond, Calcium.
Edward Miller & Co. Meriden, CT. 1860's - 1924.
Rochester, Juno, Miller, Mammoth, Vestal,
Lumo, Gem, Gaskell, Champion, Home Lamp, Empress, Liberty,
Astral, Ideal, Meteor.
Charles Parker. Meriden, CT. 1870's - 1957.
- Parker, Peerless Electric.
Pittsburgh Brass Co. Pittsburg, PA. 1880's - 1900's.
- Aurora, Mammoth, Pittsburg, Success, PL&B.
Plume & Atwood Mfg. Waterbury, CT and rolling mill at
Thomaston, CT. 1870's - 1960's.
Fireside Electric, Banner, Royal,
Household, Colonial, Mammoth, Naugatuck, Plumwood, Magnet,
Sewing, Jupiter, Paragon, Moehring, Astral, Harvard.
Rochester Lamp Co. Rochester, NY. 1880's - 1905.
- A distributor. Early Rochester's were
Scovill Mfg. 1850's - present. Waterbury, CT.
Standard Lighting Co. Cleveland, OH. 1880's - 1900's.
Standard Oil Co. 1890's - 1950.
- Mei Foo, Perfection, Rayo.
Wallace & Sons. Ansonia & Derby, CT. 1850's - 1890's.
Samuel S Messenger & Sons. Founded before 1835
in Gloucester Place, Alston Street, Birmingham, moved to 19&20
Broad Street before 1888, making chandeliers, candelabra, lamps
and gas fittings, exhibitor at 1851 Great Exhibition and others.
The name occurs in the 1810s as Messenger and Phipson of Broad
Street, Birmingham, manufacturers of 'plated' goods. Ceased
trading in the early 1930s.