Kundapur, September 25: The incidents of bi-headed snake worth millions in the international market, star turtles, the brass temple towers of the ancient temples, the sun marked twenty-pie ancient coin, now into the same list falls this incident -the Germany made, oldest Petro Max Gas Lamp (Gas Light), has arouse a strange wave over Kundapur.
On Tuesday, the Cops have arrested Lakshmidatta from Sagar, Raghavendra Bahndary, Manoj form Kundapur who were alleged of selling a gas light, which was made in 1821 at Germany was falsely stated to be a lucky one; the accused were waiting for the customers to fall into their trap to sell it at the Ferry Road.
On questioning about the crime taking place by meagerly selling a gas light; there unveils an interesting tale……
In this gas light, water should be filled in the space allotted to fill kerosene and by chance, if it starts overflowing, the luck strikes at once to the man who possesses this lamp-whatever he touches would turn to gold; in India this brass Gas Light which worth lakhs together would be sold for crores of rupees in the international market. Eventually, the price of such an East-India-made Petromax was un-imaginable. But if there was any possibility of striking luck, there was no room to really think, in such a manner the whole kundapura has began to look-out for the antique gas lights. Even the scrap dealers are not spared from this. The people here are on their heels in getting back their old brass Gas Light sold in terms of money is found here.
People who have a hobby of collecting antique arts and articles pay a moderately higher price to the existing price in order to collect items which is a most common factor; whereas by paying Lakhs and crores to change their fortune….. the Kundapur Cops will have to answer it. Those who are in the possession of such Petromax are now looking forward for the buyer, which is a true fact….!