Old Lamp Values An Online Guide to Antique Lamps
Also called chamber lamps or hurricane lamps, these old lamps were produced by a variety of glass companies around the turn of the century. Gone with the Wind lamps became immensely popular with the general public after they were used as part of the set decoration in the movie Gone with the Wind.
Gone with the Wind lamps have a double shade structure, with one lampshade on top of the other. The top shade of a Gone with the Wind lamp will usually be round and must match the shade on the bottom. Gone with the Wind lampshades can have painted details, such as ivy or flowers, but can also be plain. Gone with the Wind lamps were made in all sorts of colors.
Values for Gone with the Wind lamps depend on color, condition, and rarity. Red Gone with the Wind lamps are frequently more desirable that Gone with the Wind lamps in other colors. Original finishes and burning components are also very important in determining how much a Gone with the Wind lamp is worth. A Gone with the Wind lamp in good condition, with all original parts, can be worth several hundred dollars.
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Here are some frequently asked questions about Gone with the Wind lamps: