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  1. Articles - history, manufacturers etc

    This section includes articles on manufacturers, their history & other lamp related articles.
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    Latest: The Tilley Owners Club? KAB, Feb 9, 2018
  2. Catalogues & Parts

    Vintage catalogues & brochures, essential material for the lamp historian & researcher. As well as parts info in many of the catalogues, this section also includes dedicated parts info sheets.
    Latest: Tilley Price List July 1957 David Shouksmith, Jul 15, 2018 at 6:21 PM
  3. Instructions

    Instructions for classic lamps. There is some duplication here as this section is also an archive of the documents themselves.
  4. Patents

    Patent documents relating to classic lamps. If you have a patent document not listed please upload it here.
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  5. Advertising

    A gallery of old advertising signs, adverts & promotional material
  6. Labels & Packaging

    An archive of box labels, packaging etc - often vibrant & colourful, these items help capture the nostalgia of the classic lamps.
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    Latest: Aida parts tin. JEFF JOHNSON, Jul 9, 2018
  7. Mantles

    A gallery of mantle packets from around the world - collecting these is a common niche interest among lamp collectors.
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    Latest: AGM 7508 JEFF JOHNSON, Jul 19, 2018 at 7:44 PM
  8. Documents & other ephemera

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    Latest: Esso kerosene advert. JEFF JOHNSON, Dec 29, 2017
  9. Lamps in Film & Print

    Seen a lamp in a film? Come across a reference in a book? Post the info here!
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    Latest: LT1 listertrucks, Mar 17, 2018