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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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  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.
  3. Instructions

    Instructions for classic lamps. There is some duplication here as this section is also an archive of the documents themselves.
    Latest: 1914 - Lux Inverella instructions (Swedish) Lighthouse, Mar 25, 2020 at 4:01 PM
  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. 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: 1937 Ditmar Maximette 581 Box ROBBO55, Mar 29, 2020 at 11:46 PM
  6. 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: Veritas 74381 Brenneman, Mar 15, 2020
  7. Documents & other ephemera

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    Latest: Australian Coleman Inc. JEFF JOHNSON, Jan 23, 2020
  8. 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: "The Evil" - Lanterns in Movies george, Mar 29, 2020 at 9:42 PM