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The Collectible Oil and Kerosene Lamp Reference Library (1/4/08)
Reference Guide to Collecting Oil and Kerosene LampsIn the collectible world of oil, kerosene, and electrical lamps there is an abundant of detailed books explaining the history, type, color, manufacturer, values and other specific details needed to verify any lamp. We highlight only a select few here, but there are so many others to consider when starting your own lamp collection. More >>


Origin of the Lighting Lamp (12/16/07)
Byzantine-era olive oil lampIn the arcane world of oil lamps there are considered to be three distinct phases: simple olive oil lamps from prehistory to the 18th century, the Argand lamp created about 1780, and the kerosene lamp created about 1850. More >>


Aladdin Mantel Lamp Co. (12/16/07)
Symbol of the Aladdin Mantel Lamp Co.It has a long history of providing heat and warmth to generations of families since 1908. Today, many families around the world still rely on the Aladdin Mantel Lamp’s original use as a main source of light, as a secondary emergency source or as its main source of light in developing countries. More >>


Imported Fake Antique Furniture (12/5/07)
Even arts and CraftsThis weekend I went to a flea market that had an “antique store liquidation sale” in an adjacent building. The building contained numerous rows of furniture. I would guess between 70-100 pieces total. The event was advertised on television and radio as an antique tag sale however; all the pieces were pricey reproductions. More >>


Griswold (10/23/07)
Griswold Manufacturing was founded in the mid-1860s by Matthew Griswold and John and Samuel Selden. Originally the Selden & Griswold … More >>


Aladdin Lamps (10/2/07)
Victor Samuel Johnson founded the Western Lighting Company in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1907. In 1908 the company became the … More >>


Silver, Regional Paintings and Weathervanes Top 2007 Antique Predictions (1/6/07)
With 2007 barely underway, it’s time to make my annual predictions for the antique and collectibles market. The short version … More >>


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