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Old 24-01-2014, 10:53   #1
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Brass Lanterns

Looking at adding some brass lanterns around the salon and galley, has anyone any experience regarding the ones made in "India" that seem to be much cheaper than say "Vermont Castings" and are all over E-bay. Hate to install and have them leak oil or worse, cause a fire!! Yes I'm well aware of the saying, "get what you pay for".


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Old 24-01-2014, 11:41   #2
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Re: Brass Lanterns

We have had very good luck with Oil Lamps & Kerosene Lanterns | Free Shipping Over $79 | Vermont Lantern Co.

Got a new Miners lamp for xmas and love it!. Came with extra wicks and free shipping, pretty hard to beat.

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Old 24-01-2014, 17:27   #3
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Re: Brass Lanterns

I licke these, work greate; Oil Lamp Trawler Small
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Old 24-01-2014, 17:46   #4
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You get what yer pay for, just no way around that no matter how hard you try. And believe me I have tried.
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Old 25-01-2014, 06:03   #5
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Re: Brass Lanterns

Try e bay they have had some small weems and Plath mini lanterns for bid lately. Went for $60 just needed a little polishing.
Brand new for$119 free shipping. You just have to hit eBay at the right time
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