Vintage 1958 Econolite Water Ski Skiers Motion Lamp 771
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Sold Date: 04/06/2008
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Furniture & Furnishings
For your immediate consideration may I present one of my coolest motion lamps!(I bought this for my own collection, as I always wanted one! But am now selling many of mine to help my family in a time of crisis..) Vintage 1958 Motion Lamp Waterski Vacation #771 by: ECONOLITE, USA This lamp is Really Fun!! In Mint Condition this lamp has sold recently for over $3500 on eBay! Now, this lamp of mine is not mint, but many of my favorites in my collection aren't. I simply turn the damaged side to the back and the main side faces forward! It looks great to me, and works fabulously! So if you don't mind that it isn't perfect...you don't have to spend $3550 to have one of the rarest and highest valued motion lamps available.. I am selling mine at No Reserve! I Love the style of the Bathing Suits! When in motion, the lamp really comes to life, the lake glistens, the water flows under the skiers and jets spray out from the skis and the boats! In the background we see palm trees and the coast line passing by.. This Econolite Lamp is Featured on the Cover (and on page 57) of the Collectors Guide to Motion Lamps By: Sam and Anna Samuelian, W they describe it as, "Very desireable and rather scarce" No motion lamp model by Econolite or L.A. Goodman's has sold for a higher price that I know of !! The outer shade views well from front on as in first picture, though it has several cracks going sround to other side, Largest is on back side with red and white boat, and t are two smaller ones near the top. I have pictured them with lamp turned on to show how they affect it. Inner spinner has some slight age wear, but is working very well and spins great! This lamp is from my own collection, Suitable for any display, or would look perfect in your excecutive office, or any display of antique motion lamps. because of imperfect condition t is no return of this lamp. please view pictures carefully and ask questions before you bid reguarding any aspect that may affect your desire to own this lamp. This is a Large Full Size 12"x6" Round Lamp It is our custom to start the bidding insanely low- FAR below actual value , and place No Reserve , allowing our buyers to decide the current value of this lamp. . So have fun, and GOOD LUCK !!! Shipping will include ultra- care packaging, tracking, and Priority USPS $16 in the lower 48 States. I pack with EXTRA padding for safe delivery! Worldwide available, just ask for prices. International bidders must pay with Paypal . !!! MOST ITEMS WILL BE SHIPPED SAME DAY AS YOU PAY WITH PAYPAL and Same Day as receipt of cashiers check or money order & validity check at bank (except sunday)!!! Please ask questions regarding any aspect of this lamp that might affect your desire to own before you bid. It will be sold as-is with no return due to it's condition. I am happy to answer all questions. Please vist my review A Beginner guide: Vintage Motion Lamps, Econolite etc. (That's a link you can click on!) and leave a "YES" vote for helpfulness. You will help me gain points for a best reviewer! Thank-You! Please note: As per bidder request we have added a close up picture of repair to inner spinner, just at top edge, plastic cracked and repaired. Does not influence effects, and spinner works great!
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