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  1. Sure, you can go to bed now, as I am going to bed too. TOTL means top of the line. I picked that abbreviation up on the vintage stereo equipment site that I belong to (Audiokarma). I use the same u...
  2. Blunderbuss2: Thanks for your kind words. I didn't know that water was used in the finish making process. The buffet is very heavy and well made. It is not of cheap construction. The top comes of...
  3. Blunderbuss2: I am on an island too. Living in New Orleans you have to be an island within yourself.
  4. Blunderbuss2: never heard of Marvel Mystery Oil. I didn't want to wash the wood with water, as I was afraid of damaging the wood. The GOJO has a small amount of water, but mostly mineral spirits an...
  5. Blunderbuss2: If you have an Ace hardware there, they probably have the GOJO. Thanks for your posts. It is always fun to get a response. I may post more of my finds on here soon. Best of luck on ...
  6. My aunt had one of these when I was growing up.
  7. SEAN68: Thanks for the love and comments.
  8. Just checked, the red label "original formula" doesn't contain pumice either. So it could be used. Just check the label for pumice, I guess. Also, thanks to Lodgelady for her love. She wrote a...
  9. Beautiful Eastlake Parlor Chair. What a luck find! Looks like the fabric is ok too.
  10. Blunderbuss2: Please forgive my ignorance, but where are the Wayward Islands? Sounds exotic and interesting.
  11. Blunderbuss2: I bought my GOJO at a local hardware store. I researched the exact product I wanted online first, then went shopping. I found the "creme" formulation and another (can't remember now) ...
  12. MayBhere: There are two hinges on each door. If you look at the first picture, you will see them. I looked at them again, and they appear to be original. In the second picture, the hinge is not sh...
  13. Blunderbuss2: You could order the GOJO online. However, it is most commonly found in stores that sell car parts (used by mechanics to clean their hands). I found mine in a local hardware store. I ...
  14. MayBhere: I don't know if I am a collector or a hoarder. But, I have too much Eastlake furniture. You can be the judge. However, I would be happy to hear your thoughts on date of manufacture. I am...
  15. Oh, forgot to mention that when you get the area clean, take an old towel and wipe off the GOJO. You will see that it takes off a lot of dirt.
  16. Also, just remembered that I need to give the dimensions. It is a little over 7.5 feet tall and 5 foot wide.
  17. Since getting the buffet, I have searched the web and have not found a buffet I like better than the one I have. I guess I just lucked out! I paid $225 for it, but, as I mentioned, it required a lot...
  18. MayBhere: I am using an educated guess. 1880 was the height of the Aesthetic period. As to the exact year, I may be a little off tho. But from my research, 188o would be a good educated guess. An...
  19. I am in love with the Aesthetic period. I have tried to get into Rococo, but haven't been successful. I even bought some Rococo parlor chairs, but am going to sell them, because the Aesthetic pieces...
  20. I took the advice of a professional antique furniture restorer (friend) and used GOJO. It was new to me, so I did some research on the web and found that an expert at Ebay also recommended, as well a...
  21. Thank You, inky.
  22. smiata: Magnificant clock! Thanks for your kind post. I do just love garage sales. It is like a treasure hunt. You never know what you will find next (usually at a good price).
  23. Great deco piece! I love old auto stuff.
  24. What a bargain! I just paid $30 for a gentleman's parlor chair that I got at a garage sale just yesterday. I posted it today in Victorian furniture. I thought that was a good deal!
  25. blunderbuss2: haha! No bullet holes in the buffet, but when I had my roof repaired, the roofer found 6 bullets lodged in the shingles. He asked me if he could keep them as he was collecting them. ...
  26. aghcollect: thanks for the love.
  27. Thanks for the info solver. Sure helps. Would be nice to have it repaired. Not sure if I will yet. Again, thanks for the info.
  28. Very beautiful fixtures! I love Egyptian revival.
  29. Circa 1906
  30. I had a lamp that looked very similar to these, tho the bottom was more classical style. The lamp had the bulb socket in the middle, with candle holders around the bulb. It was a lamp from the Edwar...
  31. TallCakes, looks like I got a real bargain on them. I picked them up at our local non-profit building supply store (The Green Project) for $126. I am mainly into Victorian decoration, but I may pu...
  32. Thanks, TallCakes. They appear to be new, from the ad. I have the one with the two double sockets. These appear to be brass, tho they may be plated brass. Even tho I think they are new, I still ...
  33. Hi JoAnne1glass. It looks to be a pattern by Reed and Barton named Gem (1871). I have a few pieces of this pattern in my collection. I am basing my information from a book, SILVERPLATED FLATWARE b...
  34. Thanks for the comment, tempusfugit. Appreciate the info.
  35. Thank you JohannB. Your question prompted me to look at some of his lamps on the internet. One site stated the the burner knob would be stamped with his name. We didn't refurbish the burner. I ju...
  36. Thanks for the information, spiritinthesky3.
  37. Lisa, There is a similar lamp on Ebay now. It looks like a reproduction of my lamp. Interesting! http://r.ebay.com/Bg1QWy Tom
  38. Great shades and interesting story. Thanks for commenting on my lamp.
  39. Another clue, there is a hole in the base that looks like a 3/8 inch iron pipe went thru (typical size of gas pipe).
  40. Lisa, I am facinated that you collect art shades. I would like to see a picture of your gas lamps that you collect. I collect and refurbish gas lighting. I only do this for myself as a hobby. I...
  41. Thank you for the comment Lisa. I would love to see a picture of your lamps. I had a friend with me, who is quite knowledgable about gas lighting, when we found it. It was his opinion that it was o...
  42. Looks like a newel post lamp to me.
  43. Thanks for your comment, Bellin68.
  44. Thanks, mizjane, Might be a possibility. I think this was a gas fixture in its first life. Probably was converted to electric very early, hence the canopy and chains.
  45. Nut picks,,,,olive pattern
  46. Hope the 2nd picture helps with perspective
  47. I think the shade is from the 70's. I have a shade just like it in cranberry.
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