Not long ago I acquired a mark I Crestworth astro lamp with the metal work in extremely good condition. However, the bottle contents leave a little to be desired.I have a new violet red bottle and I…Continue
"Cold temperatures should not affect the functioning of the lamp, however, if the globe or bottle should totally freeze thr
ough this will separate the wax into tetrachloride or substitute and paraffin wax. One of my Mathmos bottles totally separated…"
"Yeah prices hiked up yesterday. The astro from 68 to 75. The heritage and copper 74 to 80. The Neo 68 to 70. And the metallic 78 to 85.
So not just a little hike but a biggy. Astro bottles are also now £30 each.
They really need to up…"
"I am a collector so will be keeping, however, not before giving mathmos a grilling.
So its had its first 6 hour run, theres a huge clump of dye floating on the top that just wont sink and mix see pic. Also we r sat here relieved that its now…"
"Can I ask you guys what condition your bottles were in when you got them?
I got mine today and it is badly grazed scratched and not nice. The bluewax inside is also badly mixed and is very speccled.
I am most unhappy and will speak with…"
"Already showing as out of stock. Glad ive got mine arriving tomorrow. I emailed Mathmos as they said that theres only a very limited amount of bottles being made and it is unlikely to be a mass produced product. "
"Hi, I live in the UK and have many Mathmos lamps. Sometimes you need to take the caps off either to top up or replace contents.
By far the easiest way (and not to damage the contents, which other suggestions may well do), is to simply hold the…"
"Erin, check the reflector in the base is seated correctly, then fit the bottle into the top then slide the whole lot into the base. My two lamps are perfect apart from the violet pink which was a little low on fluid. Totally amazing lamps. "
"I have one of these new bottles with the blue blue mix, but it definitely is not blue turquoise. It is, however, much lighter than the original blue blue. I would also like to see violet turquoise in an astro bottle. "
"Well I've gotta say I love it. Makes a change from the hefty bases whichhave to cover up the bulb. This looks totally futuristic. Yes more colour optiions, I do believe will come in time.
Cant wait to get mine......I was hoping for…"