Oozing Goo - The Lava Lamp Syndicate

Found this neat gem at Goodwill for 13 dollars. Love having some one who works the trucks keeping an eye out for lamps

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Comment by Don Souliere on February 16, 2011 at 4:41pm
Comment by Jonas Clark-Elliott on February 16, 2011 at 11:55am

This, Lavamaniac, is the rarest Lantern style. First came the all-copper models suspected to have been imported from Crestworth in the UK. Then came this, which I believe to be an attempt to copy the Crestworth model; has a brassy base and cap with copper folding handle, side rods and faux kerosene fill cap. After this came the common simplified Lanterns, which ditched the kerosene cap, and made a simpler one-piece handle which clipped into the base (NEVER pick up this kind by the handle, though I don't recommend this with any Lantern).


Not only that, but yours is in one of the two rarest colors: green/blue using dark green lava (it later became light green, then white, but was still called green/blue). The other rare color is ORANGE/yellow (which became red/yellow but was still called orange/yellow).


For thirteen bucks, this is an amazing steal. Great find, and really beautiful!! Keep a tight reign on this one!

Comment by Don Souliere on February 15, 2011 at 6:53pm
This is the first one too, very cool
Comment by Wile E. Coyote on February 15, 2011 at 6:46pm
That is nice!


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