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Lighting Antique and Vintage

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

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My Grandmother' Carved Alabaster Lamp 4 Replies

Started by Joe Giliberti. Last reply by paula Mar 6.

Floor Lamp

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Fiber Optic Lamp Light Bulb?

Started by Lori Thomas Dec 23, 2015.

Need help - Should I buy this or not? 2 Replies

Started by Josh Aries. Last reply by Josh Aries Aug 2, 2015.

Need help identifying an Antique Blue Porcelain lamp 3 Replies

Started by Josh Aries. Last reply by vicki hufstetler Jun 2, 2015.

vintage/antique brass floor lamp unknown origin 2 Replies

Started by Rebecca Wilson. Last reply by Rebecca Wilson Jan 12, 2015.

1919 National X-Ray Illumination Co. exterior flood lights No. 51 found a pair while remodeling! 2 Replies

Started by Spaceley Sprocket. Last reply by Spaceley Sprocket Nov 7, 2014.

Green pottery lamp unmarked, anyone know the maker or era? 4 Replies

Started by Margo Giroux. Last reply by Dan Oct 26, 2014.

Iridescent Milk Glass Shades ID help 2 Replies

Started by Bill Arnett. Last reply by vicki hufstetler Oct 22, 2014.

Oriental or Oriental copy Lamp 1 Reply

Started by susanne levy. Last reply by susanne levy Sep 15, 2014.

Antique Light Help - whadjafind cross post 4 Replies

Started by Mark Thomas. Last reply by Jeremy Woodoff Sep 8, 2014.

Need help finding the correct shade 4 Replies

Started by Holly. Last reply by Holly Sep 7, 2014.

Victorian Lamps 1 Reply

Started by Samantha Pitts. Last reply by Holly Sep 6, 2014.

Anyone Familiar with this Hanging Porcelain and Bronze Parrot Lamp with Bryant Fixture? 4 Replies

Started by Gianfranco Abbatemarco. Last reply by Gianfranco Abbatemarco Aug 27, 2014.

Lighting fixture question 3 Replies

Started by David T. Last reply by David T Aug 3, 2014.

Deal Roly Poly Lamp 2 Replies

Started by Zendelle Bouchard. Last reply by Zendelle Bouchard Jun 17, 2014.

Antique Floral Candle Lamps? 1 Reply

Started by John henderson. Last reply by Laura Pierce Mar 2, 2014.

Reproduction lily lamp glass shades:) 9 Replies

Started by Vicki Self. Last reply by Vicki Self Feb 21, 2014.

Oil Lamp Inheritance 11 Replies

Started by Angela Evans. Last reply by Eileen White Jan 22, 2014.

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Comment by Craig Phillips / B & C Emporium on November 12, 2012 at 11:55am

I just listed several groups of antique or vintage prisms on my etsy site.


check them out

Craig phillips

B & C Emporium antiques and original hardware



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


Craig Phillips

B & C Emporium antiques and original hardware


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


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. 


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