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Angle Lamp Repair

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The Angle Company of New York manufactured these unique lamps from the early 1890's until 1929. In my opinion the Angle Lamp is the pinnacle of kerosene wick lamp design. This is a two burner version. They also commonly came in 3, 4 and (much rarer) 6 and 8

Dual Power Kerosene Electric Lamp

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  I found a truly hideous table lamp at the dump last week. The bottom half of it combined with this huge #3 burner will make a very nice reading lamp.  The burner is quite a nice one and came from Lehman’s a wonderful source for kerosene lamp burners,

The Mae West, an Elegant Kerosene Lamp

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This is another lamp for my bus conversion project, I think it will  go on a newel post by the entry door.  This is another quicky project, it took about 3 hours.   This lamp uses more parts from the above left donor lamp that provided the arm for

Brass Kerosene Sconce Lamp

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This is a lamp for my bus conversion project, most likely it will go in the bathroom. Total project time was about an hour.   Above you’ll see one of the donor lamps, this lamp contributed one of it’s arms.  The other parts you see laid out above and

Swing-arm Kerosene Wall Lamp

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Here’s another real quick project, the two donor lamps are below, both came from our town dump this past weekend.  This will be my first lamp with a glass font.  Furthermore, this font has a hole in the bottom so I will be making liberal use of the non-traditional