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    WTB century base

    Started by jeff in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone. Last reply by jeff 21 hours ago. 3 Replies

    Hi fellow lava heads!Been lurking here for a while as I built my collection up, but finally needed to post as I'm looking for a part. I recently picked up a slightly pre-90's (I think) century off of craigslist. It's in good shape overall, and looks good from the outside. But the base, specifically the bottom plate that's steel, is rusted badly. It doesn't effect the function of the lamp, for now, but it might eventually given that the bulb mounts to the rusted plate and might fail at some…Continue

    Crestworth Phantom Lite?

    Started by Suzanne in Collecting yesterday. 0 Replies

    For the Crestworth fans out there:  https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2532080923478883/Disclaimer:  I don't know one fiber optic from another; I could be totally off-base.  Then again, this could be a tasty little treasure to the right collector.Continue

    MEMBERS - BEWARE OF EMAILS FROM A FRANK KWABENA!!!!

    Started by Carol in Off Topic. Last reply by CatalinaThePirate yesterday. 27 Replies

    I got an email today in my personal email from a "supposedly" member named Frank Kwabena saying he needs me to contact him about something and that he left a message on my Oozing Goo wall.  I thought this to be strange as new members do not send emails like to to members so I did a little research.  Turns out it is a VIRUS!!! DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL!!!!  I WILL BE NOTIFYING THE MODS OF THIS JUST IN CASE THEY WANT TO ALSO POST A WARNING UP!!!P.S.  The weird thing is he goes through social…Continue

    WTB Spencer's Limited Edition Zombie lamp

    Started by Donald Besaw Jr in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone. Last reply by Mr MaGoo on Tuesday. 10 Replies

    Hi everyoneFairly new collector here and I would like to add a Spencer's Limited Edition Zombie lamp to my collection. I was wondering if someone has one that they would like to part with at a good price. I know this lamp was available back in 2016 and was produced in limited quantities.The only place I saw one for sale was on ebay and the seller wants $500 for it. No thanks!!!Continue

    New Mathmos Lamp

    Started by doddy in Collecting. Last reply by Erin on Monday. 27 Replies

    On the latest Mathmos blog, they say they are releasing a new lamp in the autumn. What are your thoughts? Do any of you have any information? I am hoping that it's a larger lamp like the lunar, but knowing Mathmos it will be another Neo variant or use the astro bottle. Let's at least hope we get some new interesting colourways as the current range is getting a bit stagnant now. Continue

    Fiber Optic Spray replacement

    Started by Peggy in General Goo. Last reply by Critter on Sunday. 6 Replies

    Hi!  I'm new to this group, but just managed to get my hands on a vintage Fantasia 4000 Sunburst Chrome lamp - minus the fiber optic spray.  I know finding them is really hit or miss, but can one be fabricated from the safer new plastic fiber optic cables?  Are there any directions on how to make one or is anyone making these at all?  I am pretty good craftwise, but this is a new direction and I'd rather not reinvent the wheel...Continue

    Restoring a Mk1 Astro

    Started by andy ross in Collecting. Last reply by Eliot on Sunday. 8 Replies

    Recently rescued a Mk1 Astro that no longer has its original cable or the grey/white grommet/cable holder that feeds the cable into the base; and the round inline switch is missing too...this could have been white or grey.I'd like to restore as best I can - does anyone know where I can source these items, please? The wire is white, with R/B/G codingThanksContinue

    Entire collection for sale including several Collossus!

    Started by Amanda Taft in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone. Last reply by Amanda Taft Oct 17. 23 Replies

    I recently bought out the estate of a collector that passed away. I am in the process of remodeling my house so I'm looking to sell them all together if possible. Shipping/pick up would be the responsibility of the buyer. This is an awesome collection and the potential for serious profit is there for someone who has the knowledge/time. Here's what is included:Collosus:I have seven globes and 12 bases. Globe colors are purple with red (3), blue with yellow, clear with red, purple with yellow…Continue

    Crestworth Princess Replica FOR SALE!

    Started by Marcel in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone. Last reply by Marcel Oct 17. 6 Replies

    Crestworth Princess Replica FOR SALE!As many of you guys already guessed I am putting out a couple of princess replicas for sale, with thefollowing options. Please contact me if you are interested.Version 1:- Brushed Aluminum Metal parts (top and bottom)- Wood Base Stand- Borosilikate Bottle with 5mm thickness- Electronic Parts with Bulb (230V)Version 2:- Copper Chromed Aluminum Metal parts (top and bottom)- Wood Base Stand- Borosilikate Bottle with 5mm thickness- Electronic Parts with Bulb…Continue

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    SAVOY !!!!

    Posted by JohnL on October 20, 2019 at 8:17pm 1 Comment

    Found this today, it is showing signs of…

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    Mathmos Factory visit pt 2

    Posted by Modulo '70 on October 5, 2019 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

    Wow! Almost 10 years to the day since our last visit, this time to their premises on an industrial estate, unit 2 at Poole in sunny Dorset. We were lucky enough to go to the original Sterte Avenue West premises back in September…

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    Looking for a very specific Lava Lamp and willing to pay $$$

    Posted by Eric Aguirre on September 28, 2019 at 4:30am 1 Comment

    Hello everyone, I hope I'm posting this to the right forum right now, just found out about this site, while on a mission.



    If anyone see's this torchiere Lava lamp, and are willing to sell, I am more than willing to buy it off someone,…

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    Glitter Graphics - Rolls Royce details

    Posted by Pharos on April 4, 2019 at 7:09am 1 Comment

    Have you noticed how often you see the Rolls Royce Glitter Graphic shown with a blank area where the…

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