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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: Butterfly (Lea Hin) operating instructions cmb56, Dec 14, 2019 at 2:37 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. Advertising

    A gallery of old advertising signs, adverts & promotional material
    Latest: TW Sands (including Pearl Light) 1933 JEFF JOHNSON, Dec 11, 2019 at 1:35 PM
  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: Holmes Lantern Spares Vapouriser Pumpitstu, Dec 12, 2019 at 12:42 PM
  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: Gold Mohar 560 200-300 LanternTom, Sep 4, 2019
  8. Documents & other ephemera

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  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: Lamps on TV MG, Dec 14, 2019 at 12:36 AM