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Lamp ForumArticles, Catalogues & Parts Lists, Instructions, Advertising, Labels & Packaging, Mantles, Documents & Ephemera.

  1. Articles - history, manufacturers etc

    This section includes articles on manufacturers, their history & other lamp related articles.
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    Latest: Hirschhorn - AIDA - Graetz nep036, Aug 22, 2017
  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: How to recognise parts for your Tilley Bo Ryman, Sep 23, 2017 at 5:40 PM
  3. Instructions

    Instructions for classic lamps. There is some duplication here as this section is also an archive of the documents themselves.
    Latest: Tilley SDR Bo Ryman, Sep 23, 2017 at 5:44 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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    Latest: Petromax 829 folded shade 1958 WimVe, Apr 8, 2016
  5. Advertising

    A gallery of old advertising signs, adverts & promotional material
    Latest: 1956 Coleman advert. JEFF JOHNSON, Sep 11, 2017
  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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  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: Shepherd mantle. JEFF JOHNSON, Aug 23, 2017
  8. Documents & other ephemera

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    Latest: Quebec Coleman vendor. Jean J, Oct 12, 2016
  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: Born Free (1966) longilily, Aug 29, 2017