Now I know what these are:
They were in a box of parts from Jim Dick.
Well spotted, John.
That same arrangement is on some other models of Australian-made Gloria lamps and lanterns, but a similar arrangement can be...
It looks pretty good to me. Quite honestly, it is very difficult to judge unless the lamps are side by side. That is a 300cp Coleman (I assume),...
I am posting this incomplete Australian-made Gloria 379 as there is currently only one (my other one) in the Reference Gallery. The complete...
That link wasn’t posted by an Aussie..,
In Australia a garage is either a place to put your motor vehicle in at home or on the farm; or a place to take your vehicle to to get fixed.
Sheds in Australia can be very large (eg a shearing shed; a machinery shed).
There’s a song by John Williamson, The Shed, with the line “all...
A 300cp Coleman won’t produce less light than a 300cp Tilley unless something is not working correctly.
I have a variety of lamps...
It could be all of those things, in different levels of influence depending on where you are.
Ease of access to the internet has facilitated...
I saw that, and wondered, but it’s very difficult to attribute an intention to the brackets: if you did, you’d have to think wick lamps as...
There are many things to speculate on:
Lamps were a sideline for Kopsen. They were much more a hardware business and ships’...
I was looking at SL1s, and pondering a comment someone made some time ago that they appeared to be more common in Australia than in Britain. I...
This thread is a bit like “déjà vu happening all over again and repeating itself”.
Blown Tilley tanks is a recurring discussion, and the site has...
That stamp means:
Throw it away... If the base (on that variation of the X246) is blown, you have the potential for catastrophic failure of the internal seam in the...
I do have one. It is an interesting contribution to Australian imported Tilleys, but it a bit down the queue at the moment.
You have never worked with ferrets, then...
You stick a ferret down a rabbit burrow and wait until the rabbits appear on the top of the ground,...
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