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Lamps

Lamps of every type, from the early oil-burning Betty and Phoebe lamps to the recent electric lamps with glass or beaded shades, interest collectors. Fuels used in lamps changed through the years; whale oil (1800-1840), camphene (1828), Argand (1830), lard (1833-1863), turpentine and alcohol (1840s), gas (1850-1879), kerosene (1860), and electricity (1879) are the most common. Other types of lamps like astral and fairy lamps also began in the nineteenth century. Other antique lamps are listed by manufacturer or type of material.

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Details
Price
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Pattern or Item
Whale Oil
Category
Description
Pewter, Double Lens, Drum Font, c.1820, 10 1/2 In.
Year Priced
2014

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