"The flow is spectacular, and if I bought a Century (assuming it was a fairly basic one) and got this uncommon Aristocrat-- and further, replaced the fluid and got this stunning faded green/blue with the cream lava, now looking more like an also…"
"How would I obtain a small amount of this, enough to tint a single globe, and would it alter 1970s-80s Lava formula in a bad way? I really want to make a red/fluorescent green, which this would imitate extremely well, judging by the single known…"
"This is the "Aristocrat" model, series 1100. There are several variants: a black model with gold paint (1110), and the long-produced "Starburst Aristocrat" (1120) with a brass base having pinholes. A matte black base, the…"
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