Lucas King’s Own carbide acetylene motorcycle headlamp #454

Lucas King’s Own carbide acetylene motorcycle headlamp #454


Lucas King’s Own carbide acetylene motorcycle headlamp

  • This is model #454.
  • The glass is approximately 4″ diameter.
  • The external rim diameter is about 5″.
  • 17.5 cm long x 14 cm high x 13.5 cm diameter (max)

Dare to be different. Instead of the usual “King of the Road” Lucas headlamp, have a Lucas King’s Own. 

From what I can see the lamp is original apart from the new looking wick /burner and the fact that someone has applied black paint to the peak, rim and chimney. It will clean off but I have left the parts just as they are, with patina. Some people like the patina and you can never put it back.

Condition: The peak has a small tear. the glass has a crack across the full width. However, it holds in place. The rim is dented near to the hinge and the chimney has a few dings. The original mirror has lost some of the silver reflective surface. On the positive, this Lucas carbide lamp appears to be original. The rim hinge and the clasp both work well and it has the wick holder. The rear fastening key turns fine.

If you have an old machine and you are looking for a Lucas carbide acetylene motorcycle headlamp with patina, then this King’s Own light would look greta as it is. Or, polish it up. Or…. strip it and bling it to look like new!

I can accept EUROS. Please ask. 

International shipping available. Let me know where you are and I will send you a price for shipping with tracking

Combined shipping available. 

Viewing: Please come and check it over before you buy. It is at PE28, near St Ives in Cambridgeshire.

Shipping: I usually ship to most destinations. If you don’t see a price, please ask. Thanks. International shipping available.

Collection: If you don’t want it shipped, I have plenty of space. If you can’t collect for a while, it’s not a problem. However, I will need to be paid very soon after the sale. Thanks.

Payment: Good old fashioned money on collection is preferred. I can accept payment through PayPal or by bank transfer as well.

Import Taxes: Please note that IMPORT DUTIES are not something I can control. If you are buying from outside the UK, there is a chance that you will have to pay import taxes. Import taxes vary from country to country. If there are charges to pay, it is the buyer’s responsibility to research the cost and pay the duties. The price that you see on my advert is for the item and not the item plus whatever taxes might be due.

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