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New post: Difficult to Find Counterbalance Floor Lamp - https://www.oldlampsandthings.com/restored-lighting/difficult-to-find-counterbalance-floor-lamp/

If you’re looking for an excellent reading light, consider this difficult-to-find counterbalance floor lamp from 1925-30! Using the cylinder-shaped weight in the cord, you can raise or lower the glass shade to the height that sheds the most light on your reading...
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New post: Kerosene Lamps - https://www.oldlampsandthings.com/restored-lighting/table-lamps/kerosene-lamps/

Need to light the way when the power goes out? Consider one of several kerosene lamps currently featured on Old Lamps & Things’ website. More coming soon, but if you don’t see a design that you like, please contact us for more options.
 
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New post: Table Lamp - Good As New After Restoration - https://www.oldlampsandthings.com/before-after/table-lamp-good-as-new-after-restoration/

We bought this shade knowing that the filigree overlay was missing on one of the panels.  We removed the glass panels, made a mold using one of the in-tact panels, filled the mold, let it set, and then shaped it to fit properly into the existing overlay. Then we soldered it in place, color matc...
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New post: Bombay kerosene lamp - https://www.oldlampsandthings.com/product/bombay-kerosene-lamp/

Very tall cut glass kerosene lamp signed “Bombay” on the bottom with elegant 12″ tall chimney and three long legs with gargoyle motif at the top, c. late 1900s. Great as an accent piece, or add kerosene and use it when the power goes out!  Measures 23 1/4″ high.  In perfect working order.
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New post: Finger loop kerosene lamp - https://www.oldlampsandthings.com/product/finger-loop-kerosene-lamp/

Single finger loop glass kerosene lamp with brass cap, burner and gallery, signed Kaadan Ltd. on bottom and on the wick raiser, c, 1970s. Petite with very simple design. Great as an accent piece, or add kerosene and use it when the power goes out!  Measures 12″ high. In perfect working order.
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New post: Pair of cast iron sconces - https://www.oldlampsandthings.com/product/pair-of-cast-iron-sconces-2/

Great pair of cast iron sconces with rusty tone and rich patina, c. 1920s. Each can be operated by its own turn switch, or placed in the ON position and operated by a wall switch. Perfect for dining room, family room, library, bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, etc. Measure 10″ high by 4″ wide by 4 1/2″ deep. Rewired with ground wire added to each.
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New post: Moe Bridges double-armed sconce - https://www.oldlampsandthings.com/product/moe-bridges-double-armed-sconce/

Cast iron and brass double-armed sconce with rich patina, signed “Moe Bridges, Wisconsin” on the back and in the candle holders, c. 1920s. Can be operated by the turn switch, or placed in the ON position and operated by a wall switch. Perfect for hallway, dining room, family room, breakfast nook, kitchen, bathroom, library, etc. Measures 11″ high by 9 1/2″ wide by 5″ deep. Rewired with ground wire added.
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New post: M.B. Co., NY kerosene lamp - https://www.oldlampsandthings.com/product/m-b-co-ny-kerosene-lamp/

Vintage pedestal kerosene lamp, signed “M. B. Co., NY (Manhattan Brass Co,) and dated Apr. 30, 1883 on wick raiser. Has satin glass font with cut diamond design all around, terra cotta pedestal, and cast iron base. Comes with ribbed, fluted glass petticoat shade that rests on the chimney. Great as accent piece, or add kerosene and use it when the power goes out!  Measures 22” high. In perfect, usable condition.
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New post: Rare counterbalance pendant - https://www.oldlampsandthings.com/product/rare-counterbalance-pendant/

Difficult-to-find porcelain and brass counterbalance ceiling fixture offers adjustable length and has white porcelain shade with raspberry edge, c. 1910. Has old-style Edison bulb, but any Edison-size bulb will work. Probably made in France but unsigned; now converted to American wiring. Requires wall switch. Perfect for a window seat, over the kitchen sink, over your favorite reading chair, stairwell, hallway, etc. Current measurements: maximum length is 5′; minimum length is 30 1/2″ (can easily be shortened). Shade is 10 1/2″ in diameter. Newly wired.
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New post: Beautiful Ceiling Light Fixture Fully Restored - https://www.oldlampsandthings.com/before-after/beautiful-ceiling-light-fixture-fully-restored/

This three-armed gas fixture​ was in rough shape when it came to us to be restored and electrified.  We were able to straighten out all of the bent and twisted arms, and then we converted it to electric, adding fitter rings ready to accept a set of gas shades. Now it is a fully restored ceiling l...
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