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The many faces of "Doane" lamp - Who really designed Walter von Nessen lamp?

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Posted 2 years ago


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This lamp and it's variations were designed in 1928 by Leroy C. Doane for Miller Company in Meriden, CT, USA.

US Patent No. 1,818,120 - Filed July 7, 1928

Attribution to Walter von Nessen or K.E.M. Weber is false.


  1. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 2 years ago
    The modern replica shown would cost a small fortune also... Tynan lamps are very expensive !~Phil.
  2. prattmision prattmision, 2 years ago
    Actually you are right. The replicas made by Terry Tynan Ltd. do cost a small fortune. Here is a link to website:

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