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Alec Burns
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  • Fort Collins, CO
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Alec Burns commented on C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk's group SELL MY ANTIQUES
"12" c. 1926 Oscillating Rewired Westinghouse Desk Fan This antique table fan is wonderful for anyone who likes pieces of true Americana. It's industrial "all-black" design is great for any area of your home, and makes for cool…"
Thursday
Alec Burns added a discussion to the group SELL MY ANTIQUES
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Uncommon Vintage Painted Sovereign Service Shield Tin Gas Station Sign

Sovereign Service was a marketing group started by Derby, Kanotex, Vickers and a few other companies in the Midwest. The SS shield held the station to higher standard of quality (like AAA). Most stations would have both the Brand, like Derby, along with the SS shield signs at the station while a select few only had the Sovereign Service Sign. I believe this sign was from one of the few exclusive Sovereign gas stations, because most of the classifier signs stated "Sovereign Quality", whilst this…See More
Thursday
Alec Burns replied to Alec Burns's discussion Isamu Noguchi Measured Time Bakelite Clock Model E in the group SELL MY ANTIQUES
"No it is a kitchen timer/clock. The timer goes up to 2 hours."
Feb 23
Roseanne McLoughlin replied to Alec Burns's discussion Isamu Noguchi Measured Time Bakelite Clock Model E in the group SELL MY ANTIQUES
"Is it a radio too?"
Feb 23
Alec Burns added a discussion to the group SELL MY ANTIQUES
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Isamu Noguchi Measured Time Bakelite Clock Model E

This is a beautiful clock. Feel free to ask me any questions!Isamu Noguchi Measured Time ClockSee More
Feb 22
Jeremy Woodoff replied to Alec Burns's discussion Need information on two enamel light shades in the group Lighting Antique and Vintage
"I'm pretty sure these are both shades from the electric lamp era. My guess is that the first one was for use in an area subject to vibrations, and the socket with incandescent bulb in it would be held by the ring attached to the springs. This…"
Jan 14
Alec Burns added 2 discussions to the group Lighting Antique and Vintage
Jan 14
Alec Burns replied to Alec Burns's discussion In need of information on Pre-1950's All Brass Gas Light in the group Lighting Antique and Vintage
"Alright. Thank you for your time."
Jan 14
Alec Burns added 2 discussions to the group SELL MY ANTIQUES
Jan 14
Jeremy Woodoff replied to Alec Burns's discussion In need of information on Pre-1950's All Brass Gas Light in the group Lighting Antique and Vintage
"I'm not sure which is better. I think most people who use this type of fixture will have it restored and polished, though some prefer to do the work themselves. I would not electrify it, however, as some collectors might prefer the original gas…"
Jan 14
Alec Burns replied to Alec Burns's discussion In need of information on Pre-1950's All Brass Gas Light in the group Lighting Antique and Vintage
"And should I choose to sell it, would it be better if I polished it? Or leave it tarnished?"
Jan 14
Jeremy Woodoff replied to Alec Burns's discussion In need of information on Pre-1950's All Brass Gas Light in the group Lighting Antique and Vintage
"My guess at the age is late 19th to early 20th century--say 1890 to WW1. I think the wires were an unusual type of shade holder. A glass shade would fit over the wires with the curve at the upper ends of the wires fitting over the top of the open…"
Jan 14
Alec Burns joined Thomas Powers's group
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Lighting Antique and Vintage

Antique and Vintage lighting, lamps, Chandeliers, sconces, shades, floor, wall, ceiling, table, resources, articles, repair etc.See More
Jan 14
Alec Burns added a discussion to the group SELL MY ANTIQUES
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Etsy Shop of Good Quality Vintage Items

My Etsy shop has some really cool, unique, vintage, antique items and I update it weekly. if you don't find anything to your liking then stay tuned!https://www.etsy.com/shop/ReDesignedbyCHappy picking!See More
Jan 12
Alec Burns joined C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk's group
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SELL MY ANTIQUES

Welcome to our classifieds section, a place to offer antiques, collectibles, art for sale. Seller is responsible for payment and transactions. Post ONE ITEM at a time.See More
Jan 12
Alec Burns is now a member of I Antique Online
Jul 12, 2016

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