"I thought "gone with the wind" referred to the book/movie in which this type lamp was used. The term "hurricane" indicates that the lamp will not blow out even in hurricane force winds.
The old ones were kerosene with…"
"When 2 people pull a wishbone, they first make a silent wish, then proceed to pull. Whoever gets the longest piece gets his/her wish granted. My Mother kept the "winner" in a cupboard. It was just a fun thing to do. Nothing creepy about it."
"I was at a flea market once, and saw an odd piece, just a form, no opening , excepted a sealed bottom. I asked the 2 fellows at booth about it, so they broke open seal, saying they really didn't know either. well all these ashes and…"
"The general shape, without the base. is known as a "Pilgrim's Flask" The four attachments on the side allows for stringing a cord around the flask and enabling the owner to sling the flask over his or her shoulder thus leaving the…"
"I received this as a gift from a Yugoslavian diplomat when I was his auto service advisor; he cautioned me not to drive if I drank this. It's 80 proof so 40% alcohol; I got this around 1977 or so and have not yet opened it and tasted it.…"
" I'd suspect that this once held either liquor or wine and perhaps was a local creation rather than having been made by a large corporation. Not really similar but the shape is reminiscent of this glass bottle of plum brandy which I…"
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