"Well, we suspect it's Florence. The boxes list "Pagoda Lamp Co." Interestingly, Mastercrafters Clock & Radio Co., whose designer, John Hancock, came up with the 'oil glitter' (used in their Magic Lite and Action…"
"Bought in the USA? EXTREMELY rare here.Your lamp is defective, better just send it to me and be done with it! (Kidding...) Seriously, what wattage of bulb do you have in it? And some of these need to be briefly upended before they really go to town."
"Actually a "Continental," unless you have a box stamped otherwise? At the time of these colored candles, Continentals (sold as a boxed set) had silver metal, Savoys (sold only as a commercial model to institutions) had brass. What confuses…"
Lava lamps are only a fraction of my collecting hobbies. My others are no less unusual, and likeky more so, including but not limited to smoking pipes, Geissler tubes and other scientific glassware, clocks, door chimes, rain lamps, fiber optic lamps, vintage lighting fixtures, tiki torches, and vintage ceiling fans. I tend to have a poor short-term memory at times, so if we agree to a sale or trade, email and badger me frequently or I will forget quickly. My email address is KitDaKat@aol.com.
Hi Jonas. You are one of the most knowledgable people on this site and a great contributor through all the ups and downs and changes in 'personnel' this site has experienced. I recently picked a lovely white crackle effect Italian rain lamp at a boot fair for a steal of 10 of our British pounds!
Hey Jonas,I saw your page on oil rain lamps,I am very impressed on how much you know about them. It says in your bio you really dont collect them as much anymore. May i ask you why you stopped collecting them and how many you ended collecting?. Do you think the value will keep going up on these?. Thanks again Steampunk Steele