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Posted 3 years ago

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JohannB
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Hi, I wanted to post the whale oil lamp that I found on craigslist recently. I got a great deal on it; I only paid $150.00. It has never been drilled or electrified. It is a cut-to-clear double-overlay Moorish Windows. I think it was made around 1855. Go to http://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/7648033 to see one just like it that sold for $950.00.

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  1. DeeLores DeeLores, 3 years ago
    Lucky you. Its a real beauty
  2. neat.old.stuff neat.old.stuff, 3 years ago
    It's a beauty! great find
  3. Hedgewalker Hedgewalker, 3 years ago
    Gorgeous lamp !!!!
  4. JohannB JohannB, 3 years ago
    Thank you DeeLores, neat.old.stuff and Hedgewalker. I really can't believe great stuff like this is still out there in peoples homes. It's over 150 years old! I keep finding things like this. I will post more later.

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