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Vintage lamps may now have to be altered to accommodate the new types of light bulbs. But this has a happened before. In 1860 kerosene was the fuel used for light. Electricity, introduced in 1879, made the cost of lighting much lower and old lamps were adapted or discarded. For more information on lighting, lamps, and their prices, go to Kovels.com.

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#4 minlin 2013-12-01 14:02
I have 2 hand cut and polished crystal boudoir lamps with hanging crystal prisms and grapevine etched chimneys. The silver labels on them say ALBUS CRYSTAL. They have white cords with switches on the cords. I would like to know where Albus was based, and how old they are. I can't find any information about them on the internet. Thank You.
#3 Lindaminlin 2013-12-01 13:54
I have 2 hand-cut and polished crystal with silver labels on them that say ALBUS CRYSTAL. I can't find any information on this company.Have you heard of Albus?
#2 matilda4161 2013-07-22 11:27
I have two oil lamps like the picture but not the same. They have hand painted pictures on them. I would like to sell them but dont know what they are worth
#1 kerosene lampsjanec9111 2012-09-28 22:13
I would like to know the value of a lamp like the one pictured. Mine has been converted to a electric lamp

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