Culmen - Succes
Guenet & Abbat
Établissements LOUIS COMPAIN et Cie
Capital 1.000.000 de Francs
69, Rue Saussure, 69 - PARIS
Whith the arival of a unknown lantern and a table lamp from france a new chapter on french pressure lighting was opened.
After some calling around the lantern was identified as a Culmen Succes lantern with a date going back to 1932 (?)
This lantern has some typical designed parts:
The tube directly under the jet isn't the fuel feed but the needle cleaning device. Which is operated via a small piston like device.
The table lamp had a "succes" burner head.
(Bec) Succes is a Culmen burner a brand of Louis Compain et Cie Paris. By 1932 this company had changed name
or ownership to become Guenet & Abbat who also sold lamps with Bec Success. They also show the same type of pump on a couple of heaters.