Spec Sheet
Are gas lamps safe?

Yes! American Gas Lamp Works gas and electric lamps employ well-proven designs and technologies. Gas lighting actually predates electric lighting by several decades, and the Welsbach mantle lighting system has been used the world over for more than a century. You should keep in mind that gas lamps do get hot and should not be placed where they can be touched by children or animals.

What types of gas do your lamps use?

Our open flickering flame gas lamps can be equipped for use with natural gas (NG) ONLY. Our Welsbach mantle gas lamps can be equipped for use with natural gas (NG) or liquid propane (LP). Our electric lamps require 120V electricity.

How much gas do AGLW fixtures burn when operating?

The amount of gas your lamps will use depends on the type of gas and burner you’re using. Please refer to our BTUs and Gas Facts page for gas usage along various configurations.

Can open flame be used with liquid propane (LP) gas?

Open flame gas lamps cannot use liquid propane. They only work with natural gas. Natural Gas burners offer an alternative to gas mantle burners for LP gas, providing a steady, white light through mesh mantles without flickering. Think of them as similar to a Coleman camping lantern that is designed to burn continuously.

What is the difference between gas mantle and open flame gas lamps?

Gas mantle lamps are known for their bright, steady white light and come in various configurations. Open flame gas lamps offer old-fashioned ambiance a softer, flickering light that produces less illumination.

What is the difference between GasGlow®️ LED and candelabra base electric fixtures?

Our GasGlow LED combines LED technology with traditional gas burners that replicate the appearance and intensity of gas mantle lighting. Long-lasting, efficient performance can now be available to you in various socket configurations.

The Apollo

We know you’ll fall in love with our Apollo style lamp. It brings the character of industrial outdoor lighting of Victorian times and features sleek straight lines, rectangular contemporary structure, and clean appearance.



Introducing the Apollo, a lamp that seamlessly blends classic lines with modern functionality, evoking the character of the industrial outdoor lighting of Victorian streetscapes. Standing at an impressive 36 inches tall, the Apollo is a mid-sized lamp that offers maximum illumination and visibility through its round globe.

Constructed with sand cast aluminum, the Apollo is a robust and aesthetically pleasing piece, with the appeal of Victorian-era industrial outdoor lighting, but with modern flare. Its certified valve adds a layer of safety and reliability, making it a wise investment for both commercial and residential spaces. Its blend of traditional design and modern features makes it a unique piece that is sure to become a focal point.

Whether you prefer gas or electric illumination, this lamp caters to your preferences, making it a flexible and attractive option. The Apollo is more than just a lamp; it’s a statement of style, a reflection of history, and a symbol of quality craftsmanship. Its large size and versatile design make it a standout piece that can transform any space, connecting the past with the present in a beautiful and functional way.

The Apollo lamp brings a Retro-Industrial outdoor lighting character that resonates with the charm of Victorian streets. The Victorian era, known for its ornate designs, intricate patterns, and a blend of beauty with functionality, is vividly recalled in the Apollo’s design. The lamp’s structure and form echo the practicality of Victorian streets, where gas lamps cast a warm, flickering glow, illuminating cobbled pathways and brick-lined alleys. This touch of history, combined with the elegance of modern settings, makes the Apollo a captivating piece that bridges the gap between the past’s rich architectural heritage and today’s contemporary aesthetics. Its ability to reclaim commercial spaces with a nostalgic yet fresh character sets it apart as a lamp that not only lights up a space but also tells a story.

Imagine the Apollo gracing your space, casting a bright and inviting glow that enhances the ambiance and adds a touch of sophistication. Experience the Apollo and embrace the charm and character of Victorian industrial outdoor lighting that only a lamp of this caliber can provide.


  • Sand cast aluminum
  • Certified valve
  • Globe available in clear glass, milk glass or polycarbonate
  • Ventilator available in natural spun aluminum or powder finished aluminum
  • Available in all 15 finishes; gas or electric illumination

Apollo Dimensional Line Drawing

Universal Model
Universal Wall Bracket
RM5, Large Six Sided Pier with Stud, Timeless
Large Six Sided Pier With Stud
Smooth 8ft Bolt Down Colonial Post
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DMI, Dual Inverted Burner
Inverted Gas Mantle Dual
TMI, Triple Inverted Burner
Inverted Gas Mantle Triple
Open Flame with Electric igniter (+$495.00)
Leaf Flame with guard
Open Flame with wind guard
  • Inverted gas mantles offer traditional, bright illumination.
  • Electric ignition offers convenience and safety of lighting with a simple switch or automated system.
  • Open flame options with wind guards, provide a classic, flickering glow.
DMI, Dual Inverted Burner
Inverted Gas Mantle Dual
TMI, Triple Inverted Burner
Inverted Gas Mantle Triple
Dual Electric CBL7-LED-Bulbs-2
Dual Inverted Electric (+$60.00)
Low Voltage Dual Inverted Electric
Low Voltage Dual Inverted Electric (+$60.00)
ETU, Upright Candelabra, Requires Bulbs
Triple Upright Electric
ESU, Chimney Candelabra Electric, Requires Bulbs
Single Upright Electric
single standard edison electric
Single Standard Edison Electric
Clear Glass Globe
Milk Glass Globe
Polycarbonate Globe
RS-261, Aluminum Ventilator
Aluminum Ventilator
RS-261P, Powder Coated Aluminum Ventilator, Timeless
Powder Coated Ventilator
Timeless Black
Timeless Black
Nouveau Silver
Nouveau Silver
Weather Green
Weather Green
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We Can Make This Lamp Electric, Too. 

All of our lamps can be built with low maintenance, energy-efficient LEDs. This beautiful lamp can be illuminated by two LED light bulbs configured with an Electric Dual Inverted Candelabra Base. Photocell upgrade options are even available if you want to customize this lamp to meet your needs.

Save Money on Reduced Energy. 

These LED light fixtures each produce 450 lumens of Warm White light. That usually requires the equivalent of a 40W light bulb, but these LED lights each only consume 4.5W of power, saving you money and time on maintenance costs every day you have this fixture installed.

Solid Quality that is Built to Last. 

Our fixtures have been handmade in Pittsburgh, PA for over 60 years. They are built to last with high quality American metal and a great mix of decorative and functional features. All cast metal frames come with a lifetime warranty.

Easy to Install. 

Each fixture comes with hardware recommendations based on the material you are mounting it on. We also provide fully illustrated instructions that should make it easy to install by your local plumber or certified gas specialist.