During this celebration the ancient Egyptians lit thousands of oil lamps around the country and in their homes.One well-known Egyptian oil lamp was the luxurious lamp of Isis, which was used to illuminate the statues of the gods.
Over the past 9 years an on going restoration has been undertaken to the beautiful MG TF we present today. New carpets, recovered side screens and new chrome luggage rack.
All supporting invoices supplied, costs from 2014 in excess of 7000. We can arrange delivery of this lovely MGTF upon request. 1979 registered from donor vehicle on a T and NOT a Q plate. V5C and HPi (clear), Delivery arranged."Rallye Sport" look a like 38,000 miles supported by MOT history, 3 former keepers, Last serviced @ 30,687, Super condition.
Some archaeologists believe that the first oil lamps appeared as early as 70,000 years before Christ.
Most of these oil lamps were made of stone and burned animal fat.
No known damp, beautiful upholstery all in period coverings, great fittings NOT knocked about. Chassis number TF6061, built the 18th of June 1954. Engine removed and rebuilt, new mains, big end bearings, 30" bore, new pistons/rings, new oil pump, new inlet and exhaust guides and valves, valve stem seals, unleaded compatible, new oil seals and gaskets, new water pump, new rebuilt distributor and all new ignition components.
Period sink with foot pump and 2 ring gas burner and grill. Comes with gas bottle and an awning (NOT EVER ERECTED IT), but said to be good. Most classics will tow it and most modern cars too. This is not a moldy old van that has had a lick of paint after being dragged out of a long forgotten hedge, so don't judge it as such. Rebuilt SU carburetors and air filters, complete new clutch, 5 new tyres and to much to list.Long term owner for 17 years, All old MOT certificates supplied. Driven 73 miles to Spinning Wheel, Excellent oil pressure no overheating, Overdrive working, Smooth gear change no diff wines. Supplied with V5C, HPi certificate (clear) and spare keys, Great value in today's market, Delivery arranged.97,000 miles recorded on the odometer. Formerly the property of Lord Leverhulme, Driven by his Chauffer "Peter Blake".Subject of a full nut and bolt rebuild over the past two years to SHOW standard. Absolutely any inspection welcome inside out, on top or underneath. Used as the official Royal car for the Cheshire and surrounding area. Straight cut primaries, 35mm power jet carburetors and Electrex World electronic ignition.For most of the people around the world, the oil lamp has historically played an important role in society.One need only recall the charming Arabic tale of Aladdin, whose magic lamp gained fame around the world.One characteristic prehistoric lamp was found in the cave of Lasceau, located in the area of Dordonis in France.