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Lighting Antique and Vintage

Antique and Vintage lighting, lamps, Chandeliers, sconces, shades, floor, wall, ceiling, table, resources, articles, repair etc.

Location: Boston, MA
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Started by Molly Oct 28.

Looking for information on outdoor lamp post head 3 Replies

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Antique LAmp broken 4 Replies

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Purpose of these candle holes?

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Is this a Sitzendorf (German) Lamp? Age? Value? 4 Replies

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Basket Crystal Chandelier 1 Reply

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Antique Lamps Has Anyone Ever Seen These Before? 3 Replies

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Identify Lamp and shade 1 Reply

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Need help identifying this shade 2 Replies

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Lamp chimney that needs identification 4 Replies

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Need Help Identifying Pattern on Lamp 2 Replies

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Lamp ID 7 Replies

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Flush Mount Light Help! 3 Replies

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Unusual painted glass lamp shade 4 Replies

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Help identifying antique chandelier 3 Replies

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plug on lamp

Started by Debra Yancey-Miller Oct 14, 2017.

Can someone identify what this plug is for?

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Help with a chandelier

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Help With Identification on this figural lamp 2 Replies

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Comment by Craig Phillips / B & C Emporium on November 12, 2012 at 11:51am

A pair of vintage wall sconces I just listed on my etsy site

https://www.etsy.com/listing/114434713/pair-of-antique-wall-sconces...

Craig Phillips

B & C Emporium antiques and original hardware

http://www.b-c-e.biz

Comment by eliana iglesias on August 29, 2012 at 3:42pm

I have a very large wrought iron chandelier that was converted from gas to electricity unfortunately I can not hang it in my home because we have low ceilings and the the rafters will not hold the weight.  I would like to know more about it and possibly sell it, please contact me if you have any knowledge about old wrought iron chandeliers!

Comment by vicki hufstetler on June 7, 2012 at 11:20pm

Amen Tom - dirty is dirty now matter who/where/when it occurs!

I have signs up all over every estate sale I do they read "Thou Shalt NOT steal" Changing tags is STEALING!

Same premis here - it's just Stealing/Theft!

Comment by tomsantiquesetcetera on June 7, 2012 at 8:55pm

Regarding "bidding tactics":

I went to an auction and saw a dealer stuff an old doll under some bedsheets in a box. When distracted I removed the doll and put it several tables over.

When the bidding started I bid her up to $9.00 and then dropped out.

You should've seen the look on her face after she dug through the box and couldn't find her doll.

Comment by Craig Phillips / B & C Emporium on May 28, 2012 at 8:33am

lundy, $5-10 each quite new just used lamps and small and plain other than the decal on the glass

Think we used to retail these lamps for $69 never carried this plain of a lamp sorry

Craig

Comment by lundy'antiques/collectables on May 28, 2012 at 1:11am

meyda tiffany mini are they valuable

Comment by Antiques in Bethania on October 24, 2011 at 8:59am
Oh - it is so cute and a GREAT buy! congrats!
Comment by Beth Liles on October 24, 2011 at 4:07am

I have often wondered about those types of tactics.  Perhaps I'm pessimistic, but I think I'd be more surprised if things like that didn't happen.   Anyway, all is well on this item.   It was on eBay and no one ever bid against me, so I got it for $25.   I think it's cute, so I'm happy with it.   Thanks again for your advice and information!

Comment by Antiques in Bethania on October 23, 2011 at 10:26pm

Just be cautious - I could not believe my ears when walking into a junk store where there were a bunch of men talking about an item that was on sale on the internet, and one guy - who obviously it belonged too  said - I'm not worried because I have a string of people to boost up the price! Now I have seen these guys at auctions but they didn't recognize me and I have always suspected their tactics.

 

 Just don't get caught in a final bidding frenzy and set your limit. The seller may come back to you and offer it to you. 

Comment by Beth Liles on October 23, 2011 at 8:59pm
Thank you very much for the info. I really appreciate it
Ill post a photo if I win the auction. Currently I'm the only bidder at $25
 

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