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Rex Ransome


I can answer most questions concerning antique and vintage lamps. I also repair and refurbish these kinds of lamps. If I don't know the answer I can research and find out.

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Antique sales; antique repair; estate sales


B.A. Journalism; M.S. Human Resource Development

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2015-04-24 Vintage Porcelain Lamps:

I found a similar on ebay:    Now an estate sale co or other dealer would expect

2015-03-04 Brass lamp & Tear drop lamps:

The brass lamp appears to be European, probably England. It has Middle Eastern/Asian influence. It is hard to tell the age but it is not new. It is unique and could be worth $100. You can usually disregard

2014-07-23 your opinion!!!:

It's hard to tell without examining it in person but from what I can see it looks like an art glass piece from the 1960s or 70s, according to the style and color. Of course there is a chance it could be

2014-07-15 porcelain lamps of victorian figures:

From looking at the base they may also be from Europe. On these type of lamps sometimes the marking is on the bottom of the porcelain figure which means you'd have to take the lamp apart to check. Unfortunately

2014-07-04 Victorian table lamp:

Hi, normally B & H lamps will have a signature. Often the lamps of this era are signed beneath the base on the iron or brass. This is the first one I've seen where the lamp does not come up through the


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