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Posted 6 years ago


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Ok all you know-it-all people ... these oil lamps were at my father-in-law's home. He has come to live with us. I know NOTHING about these, are they intact, do I have to get parts, I don't know how to put these together, what ball goes with what, etc.

Can any of you wonderful collectors be of any help to me? I would be forever grateful. These really are beautiful and I'd like to know how to assemble them.

Grateful in Greybull, Wyoming,

Erin Campbell

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  1. Mrj303 Mrj303, 6 years ago
    I'm thinking the compote in the back of the last picture is a westmoreland open lace or open basketweave. The white lampshade looks to be anchor hocking hobnail. All the white is considered milk glass.
  2. ERINLYN, 6 years ago
    Oh thanks ... yes, the compote should NOT be in there. That was from my gramma and I know what that is .... I'm just struggling with the oil lamps and how they are to go together... which globe goes with what, what chimney goes with which lamp... I'm a oil-lamp peasant!!!! Thanks for sharing and helping.
  3. lj1, 6 years ago
    hello new to this but here it goes. the picture on left the red lamp closest to the front needs a piece that goes under the wick holder to put the white globe with dots on top my mother just gave me one of two i do believe it also needs a chimney, hope this helps

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