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    Posted 5 years ago

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    Hi, I recently purchased this finger lamp font from an antique shop, I've never seen one quite like it, Any info on maker, date, and value would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Ed

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    1. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 5 years ago
      This transfer designs of "Dancing Damsels" was named IRENE by Catherine Thuro in her, "Oil Lamps- The Kerosene Era in N. America" ref. book # 1. It is shown on page 302 in a tall stand lamp form....yours is the smaller finger lamp style. Both your lamp and the one in the reference book are equipped with a Clinched Collar that was patented in 1876. I see a bit of amethyst color in the handle so I would date your lamp later at circa 1895-1915. The author of the reference book does not mention a manufacturer and I have been unable to find anything in my sources. I did find a recent auction result of $220.00 for a tall table model of this lamp. Bob
    2. edkal65 edkal65, 5 years ago
      Wow, that's great! Thank you so much! I actually ordered Thuro's vol 1 a few days ago, I currently only own vol 2 , Thanks again, Ed
    3. Trey Trey, 5 years ago
      Welcome to CW:)!

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