"Since there are just five notes, I don't think it could have been for musical performance. However, there used to be tone signals played over radio stations and public address systems to get your attention before an announcement was made. Think…"
"Probably under $50 if non-working, maybe a little more than that if working. Of course, if it were displayed in a shop specializing in Art Deco period furnishings, it might have a higher price tag and could perhaps find a buyer if someone…"
"I think it's probably an authentic piece, though with a bit of an unusual combination of styles. Probably 1940s, maybe late '30s based on the glass rods, plastic flower washers and square mirror tiles. The top ornament seems to be an…"
"Here is some additional information:
The company was owned by John Warmink, in Almelo, The Netherlands (thus the initials JWA). The company was founded in 1929, closed in 1990.The company also appears to have gone by the name WUBA, for Warmink Uhren…"
Your clock was made by the Warmink Company (also known as WUBA for its initials), a Dutch company that went out of business some years ago. They are not really antique clocks, but made in old styles. I'm not sure if the movements were…"
"The Kovel's current newsletter illustrates what they call "barber bottles" that were used to hold tonics, lotions, etc., refilled from a larger container. The ones illustrated are 7-8" high and have either full stoppers or…"
I'm afraid I don't know the answers to these questions, except that other companies did produce similar shades. I do not think your lamp is especially valuable, so I would be careful about spending a lot on a shade in…"
The Snap-it socket is fairly new and won't give you any information about the lamp. I would guess the lamp itself is from the 1910s or 20s. It would be pretty easy to find a replacement shade, either new or antique, made of green…"
"None of the Emeralite lamps pictured on line or in a book I have (American Lighting, 1840-1940) shows Emeralite shades with beads or a metal ring at the bottom that may have held beads. Are you sure your lamp is Emeralite? Other types of lamps…"