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LINKS & RESOURCES

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LANTERN  INFO & HISTORY

 



Melanie Loveland has assembled a very impressive collection of European lanterns in a very short time:
https://www.thelovelandlanterncollection.com/

Adrian van Kats from the Netherlands displays his collection of Bicycle lamps from around the world on his Dutch website:

www.antiekefietsverlichting.nl

The late
George Vandercook's Bulletin Board devoted to wick lanterns, mostly
Highway Traffic (aka Utility) Lanterns at:
www.members3.boardhost.com/trafficgard

Darrell Collins's Lantern Markings Project:
www.camerasandlanterns.com/html/lantern_markings.html

The Railroadania Collectors Association, Inc. was founded in 1971, and covers all artifacts of railroading history:
www.railroadcollectors.org 

The Key, Lock & Lantern Club offers information a picture gallery, survey info, and information on spotting fakes: 
www.klnl.org

The Lantern Collector's Newsletter is a bi-monthly periodical full of good information:

The Lantern Collector Newsletter
Alan C. Love
PO Box 222
Cameron,TX 76520
e-mail:  alancl@mindspring.com

Hans Werner has a comprehensive site dedicated to the lantern makers Fröhlich & Wolter (FROWO) 
In German:  www.frowo.info

 

OIL LAMP INFO & HISTORY


The Aladdin Knights web site is dedicated to both oil and electric Aladdin lamps:
www.aladdinknights.org

Antique Lighting enthusiast David Broughton offers kerosene lamp catalog reprints at his Sirlampsalot website:
www.sirlampsalot.com/

Stuart Driver of Australia has a great site offer Edward Miller Lamp parts and history: 
www.edwardmillerkeroseneoillamps.com  
 

LUMIERE DE L'OEIL, Paris invites you to a journey through the History of oil, kerosene, gasoline, spirit and gas lighting from late 18th century to early 20th century:
http://www.lumieredeloeil.com/lumiara/en/index.html
 

CARRIAGE & MOTOR LAMPS

Colonial Carriage Works features new and antique carriage lamps:
www.colonialcarriage.com/category.cfm?id=48&title=Carriage%20Lamps

World Class Carriages has some beautiful new carriage lamps:
http://www.horsecarriages.com/carriage_accessories.html

Coyaltix Carriage Lamps specializes in English carriage lamps:
http://www.coyaltix.com/lamps.php

The Luminary Shoppe specializes in top shelf carriage lamp restorations:
www.luminaryshoppe.com/

Veteran Auto Lamps offers reproduction brass motor car lamps and restoration services:
www.veteranautolamps.com/

Brass Era Style Headlights are available through Speedway Motors:
www.speedwaymotors.com/Brass-T-Headlights,43367.html

The Restoration Supply Company has many hard to find brass era automobile parts:
http://www.restorationstuff.com/
 

MARINE/NAUTICAL LAMPS & LANTERNS

Den Haan Rotterdam Marine Oil Lamps are made from solid brass and copper:
www.dhr.nl

A very classy web site with some of the nicest looking colonial style lanterns to be found, visit "The Nauset Lantern Shop" at:
nausetlanternshop.com/

Vermont Lanterns has the best pricing on high quality Nautical Lanterns:
www.y2klanterns.com/nautical-lamps-lanterns.html

Vintage marine lamp lenses are available from Elisha Webb & Son Co., Inc., located in Philadelphia since 1894
215-535-2628

www.elishawebb.com


MINNING LAMPS & LANTERNS

A great information resource on Mining Lamps and Lanterns of all types:
www.miningartifacts.homestead.com/index.html

GR6S "Protector" Flame Safety Lamps, Service Kits, and History:
www.protectorlamp.com/

E. Thomas & Williams, Ltd. lamps have been in
continuous production since 1860:
www.welshminerslamps.com/index.shtml


NEW OIL LAMPS & LANTERNS, ETC.

The highest quality oil lamps made today are available at:
www.kosmoslamps.com/

Star Headlight & Lantern Company still offers battery powered railroad lanterns:
www.star1889.com/

The Julian A. McDermott Company offers battery powered railroad lanterns as well:
http://www.mcdermottlight.com/

Toledo Torch road flares are now made by Fisher-Barton Inc. (no website)
Call or write for information:         
Fisher-Barton Inc. 
100 Industrial Blvd

Fountain Inn, SC  29644
864-862-3138

Here is a source for Oriental Paper Lanterns:
www.jadetime.com


INTERNATIONAL SOURCES FOR LAMPS, LANTERNS & PARTS

The Lamp Loft in England offers replacement parts for Aladdin, Bialaddin, Coleman, Hipolito, Magnalux, 
Monitor, Optimus, Petromax, Primus, Radius, Tilley, Vapalux, etc.:
www.base-camp.co.uk/Wicks.htm

STUGA-CABAÑA is a great source in Germany for both replacement parts as well as complete lamps and lanterns:
www.hytta.de/

Associated Kerosene & Oil Lamps is located in Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia, and offers new and old oil lamps,
and restoration parts and service:
www.oillamps.com.au/index.htm

E.S. Sorrensen in Denmark carries a nice selection of oil lamps and lanterns:
www.essorensen.com  
 

PRESSURE & MANTLE LAMPS


For the largest selection of new and old Coleman Lantern Replacement Parts,
visit the Old Coleman Parts E-Store:
:
 

Reproduction mica chimneys, Arc Lantern parts and globes, Decals, etc.:
http://www.mikenchell.com/images/Fred_Kuntz_Catalog.pdf

Terry Marsh
has assembled quite a website on Gas Pressure Lanterns, Lamps, Stoves and Irons:
www.terrence.marsh.faculty.noctrl.edu/lantern/

Doran Papo's Lantern Site
http://www.pressure-lanterns-il.com/

The Coleman Company website is located at:
www.coleman.com/coleman/home.asp

Frank Bebb has revamped his website on vintage Coleman with lots of restoration info:
www.oldtowncoleman.com/

American Made Gas Post and Yard Lamps
http://americangaslamp.com/

RESTORATION RESOURCES


U.S. Standard Fuel Tank Sealer is a high-tech sealer impervious to all fuels, and perfect for resealing tubular kerosene lantern oil founts: 
www.por15.com

Homestead Finishing Products has dye concentrate for adding to lacquer to simulate Japan finish:
www.homesteadfinishingproducts.com/htdocs/TransTint.htm
 

Dan Edminster has an extensive site appropriately named "The Lampworks" and has an ever changing selection of new old stock and antique items:
www.thelampworks.com/

Paul Orton stocks an impressive assortment of replacement parts for Railroad Switch and Marker Lamps and Railroad lanterns:
Hermosa International Hobbies
P.O. Box 335
San Gabriel, CA  91778
626-281-7500

Larry and Doris Krise specialize in replacement lenses and parts for restoring Railroad Switch and Marker Lamps and Railroad Lanterns:
24173 U.S. 12 East
Edwardsburg, MI  49112
269-699-7072
krise.depot@juno.com

Asheville-Schoonmaker Mica Co. has been producing mica (Isen Glass) for over 100 years:
www.ashevillemica.com/

 

ELECTRIFIED LAMPS & LANTERNS


Bruce Miessner offers inexpensive 12 volt garden lanterns:
www.somethindifferent.com

Barn Light Electric Co. has a superb selection of warehouse shade type fixtures made in the U.S.A.:
www.barnlightelectric.com/

Genie House specializes in hand crafted gas and electric lighting made in the USA:
www.geniehouse.com/

Another good source for Early American Lighting fixtures is:
www.heritagelanterns.com/

Handmade punched tin Colonial style lanterns:
www.thetinbin.com

S. Wilder & Co. reproduces authentic nautical lantern designs in Brass and Copper:
www.capecodlanterns.com/

19th century style lighting proudly made in the United States of America:
www.danieljoseph.com/

Roc Corbett has a site that features original design electric lighting fixtures:
www.roccorbett.com/

Alpha-Omega specializes in rustic western furnishings and electric lamps:
www.alpha-omegawf.com/

MISCELLANEOUS LINKS

Famed metal artist La Vern Carroll has his own website with several picture galleries:    
www.themetalguy.com/


Very informative cross reference for various fuel oil names used worldwide:
www.ultralight-hiking.com/fuelnames.html

Calcium Carbide for acetylene burning lamps is available from Karst Sports: 
www.karstsports.com/mingradcalca.html

Real Goods and Jade Mountain have merged to create one super website featuring  renewable energy products:
 www.realgoods.com/

A History of The Simmons Hardware Company:
www.thckk.org

Here's the link to the official Burning Man web-site:
www.burningman.com

This site features fire engine and police car beacon and siren sales and restorations:
www.sirenman.com

 Unparalleled Custom Silhouette Metal Wall Art, Entry Gates, "L" Brackets, Ranch Signs, Etc.
www.silhouwest.com
 

The Top Western Websites at Cowboy.com

 

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