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Features sources of antique lighting fixtures and antique light bulbs along with photos and historical information. Also, provides repair guidelines for kerosene lamps.
  • Aladdin Knights

    A rich resource for collectors of antique coal-oil and electric Aladdin lamps, includes a newsletter.

  • Appleton Antique Lighting

    Devoted to the restoration and sale of antique lighting fixtures, the center features virtual showroom with contact details.

  • Collecting Aladdin Kerosene Lamps

    Explains the type of lamp with photo gallery of the items.

  • Collectors Weekly: Antique Lamps

    Antique and vintage lamps spanning a broad spectrum, including well known-styles like Victorian and slag glass and leading names like Tiffany, Handel, and Aladdin.

  • Dave Broughton's Sirlampsalot Publications

    Offers kerosene lamp catalog reprints illustrating over 1800 lamps, lighting ephemera, and links.

  • Fairy Lamp Club

    Dedicated to research and advancement of information related to Victorian and contemporary fairy lamps.

  • The Historical Lighting Society of Canada

    Preserving oil-burning lamps of a by-gone era. Includes membership information, meetings, news, publications, and links.

  • The International Guild of Lamp Researchers

    Dedicated to the research of antique artificial lighting. Includes a live forum area, a library, and publications.

  • The Kessler Collection

    Showcases a wide variety of dead flame, hot blast, cold blast, and electric lanterns. High quality image galleries are provided for each category.

  • Kilokat’s Antique Light Bulb

    View patents and bulb gallery with photos of the antique lightings.

  • Lamps of H.G. McFaddin and Company

    Contains photos and historical information of the company’s antique lamps.


    Offers information about tubular lanterns including history, proper care and use, and replacement parts.

  • Lights of the Past

    Gives a history of oil, kerosene, gasoline, spirit, and gas lighting from late 18th century to early 20th century. Includes a glossary and gallery of lamps.

  • National Association of Aladdin Lamp Collectors

    Sponsors an international lamp show and sale, links to regional meets and shows, and a history of lighting.

  • Old Time Lamp Shop

    Covers a wide variety of lighting devices from candles to lard and whale oil to Victorian-era kerosene lamps. Includes pictures and detailed information.

  • Phoenix Antiques

    Antique lighting, chandeliers, candelabras, fixtures, and wall sconces from the last century, collected from European and American antiquities.

  • Rushlight Club

    An international association of collectors and students of historic lighting, includes research, a library, and links.

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