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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.
    Latest: Tilley Here There & Everywhere Brochure presscall, Aug 4, 2020 at 9:12 PM
  3. Instructions

    Instructions for classic lamps. There is some duplication here as this section is also an archive of the documents themselves.
    Latest: Tingkwon (China, Hong Kong) Tony Press, Jul 23, 2020
  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: Tilley X359 printing block AussiePete, Aug 3, 2020 at 8:17 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: Feuerhand Tony Hannig, Jul 16, 2020
  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: Sturdy "Upright" Gas Mantle bp4willi, May 29, 2020
  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: Karate Kid Lantern Levi Tomey, Jul 22, 2020