The Historic lighting Club (UK) has a website
with information on publications, meetings, and membership.
The International Coleman Collectors Club has a website
with members information and pages, old Coleman paper, convention news, etc.
If you collect Coleman, this organization is a must!
The new 400 page Guide to Vintage Coleman Products 1900-1983 is now available
Click on one of the links at the bottom of the linked page.
Don Colston is creating a website devoted to hollow wire lighting.
Don invites others to send him images of their hollow wire lighting to add to the website.
Roland Dworschak has a growing website in Austria of pressure
and non-pressure lighting and heating appliances
with detailed images.
Jerry & Pat Engbring have a website for their gas pressure lighting and heating collection
Highlights of their collection include irons and shades for gas lamps.
Monsieur Ara's (Kebapcioglu) Lights of the Past website has a wide variety of lighting through the 19th century
including pressure lighting.
Follow the links to Flames.
Languages on the website are English, French, German, & Turkish.
Of special interest is a page on Tito Landi lighting;
look for the link in the section on Lamps for gasoline, spirit, etc.
Takao Kimura has a blog with an impressive collection of early and later Coleman appliances
The website is in Japanese with page links in a column on the left in English.
Also click on the bracketed page numbers above the model names to see more images.
Henk Kloosterman has a website
of wick lanterns (stormlamps), especially those from Europe.
The website is in Dutch but is easily navigated.
Shinzo Kono's website includes images of gas pressure lamps and lanterns
that he has collected/restored, as well as images from collectors all over the world,
and an excellent guide to restoration.
Erik Leger has a website in German that focuses on Continental Licht products
but also has other European gas pressure appliances.
Chriss Maier & Micha Muschak have a Bavarian website
of their fine collection of lamps, lanterns, stoves, heaters, and irons.
You can also read the log and see images of all the meets they've attended.
Neil McRae's Portable Pressure Lighting catalog is a must-have reference
for liquid fuel lighting appliances made by manufacturers all over the world.
In addition to line item entries on each appliance known
there are many illustrations to help with identifications and company histories.
It is available by emailing Neil after you send him 20.00 USD via PayPal
using his email address as recipient.
In return he will email you a link to download the book.
Colin Mills is developing a website of his collection of
lanterns, lamps, and hollow wire,
including those he has found in his native Australia.
Alan Moore's Pressure Lamps International website has a storehouse of useful and interesting information
including images of lamps and lanterns from collectors all over the world,
histories of pressure lighting and manufacturers, and sources of spare parts and repairs.
Herman Mulder has a homepage
that includes his collection of lamps and stoves.
The page is linked to the English version but also has a Dutch version.
Doron Papo, an Israeli collector, is building a fine website of his international collection of lanterns and lamps.
His site includes very useful reference and links sections to other gas pressure websites
and an international fuel names page.
Erwin Schaefer in Germany has a website
that includes his lantern collecting hobby.
His collection includes both European and North American
lantern and lamp models.
Another interesting German website is Torsten Scherning's.
His site includes gas pressure lighting and heating appliances.
Yoshihiro Sugimoto's website is aimed at Japanese collectors
But has excellent images and details on Coleman pressure appliances.
Hans Thornblad has a website, Blow Lamps Unlimited,
that features blow lamps (blow torches), soldering irons,
furnaces, and similar heating apparatus.
Juan Manuel Lopez Vallina has a blog here
where you can learn more about the Focus brand by Padros & Soler Ltd., Badalona, Spain,
and the variety of their liquid fuel pressure products. His blog also has a page on Petromax.
He has plans to expand to other brands from Spain and elsewhere.
Anders and Per-Henrik Willman have a nice website
of their lantern and lamp collection
and links to a number of other lantern related sites.
The Classic Camp Stoves website
is also a treasure house of information - catalogues, instruction sheets,
Primus product date codes, atents, and stove company histories.
Classic Pressure Lamps is a website
with a growing membership and a treasure house of information
as the related Classic Camp Stoves website above.
The Coleman Collectors Forum is a popular website
where you can post questions and find answers to questions about gas pressure appliances.
Gérard Métron has a fine website of gas and kerosene pressure lighting
in his collection as well as that of several friends plus a forum for discussion of gas pressure lighting topics.
The French website can be quickly translated to a variety of languages using Google translator on the main page.
Visit the Stuga-Cabana Petroleum Forum website hosted by Jürgen Breidenstein
for questions and answers on all kinds of pressure lamps in Europe.
You can also find current gas lighting and stove products for sale on the linked pages of Stuga-Cabana.
Base Camp, a UK supplier of lamps, heaters, stoves plus spare parts for them has an excellent website
that includes instructions for lighting Tilleys and Vapalux lamps, exploded views,
books and manuals for sale, etc. for products generally available in the UK.
Jerry Engbring now owns the reproduced mil-spec lantern and stove manuals
that came out of the research that Roger Hill did on these appliances.
Email Jerry to get a list and price guide
to all of these U.S. military manuals.
English Custom Polishing has a website
that includes a lot of excellent advice and products for metal restoration
- a necessary part of owning a lantern/lamp collection.
Visit Woody and Dawn Kirkman's website for "...the Most Complete Source for
Dietz Hurricane Kerosene Lanterns, Oil Lamps and Tubular Lantern Parts in the World!"
Fred Kuntz (or phone 440-352-9630) produces reproduction mica globes
and reproductions of a variety of Coleman decals.
Craig Seabrook has reproduction glass globes and hardwood wall shelves for lanterns.
Contact Fred for a catalog as a .pdf file.
Dan MacPherson makes this Coleman check valve tool, originally designed by Matthew Reid,
to remove and replace this important part in Coleman appliances.
It comes with both sizes of threaded rods to fit Coleman check valves so the tool cannot disengage during extraction.
The Old Coleman Parts website has many Coleman parts for sale
and parts diagrams for a variety of Coleman products.
|Main Jan 16, '18|
|Akron Lamp Co. lanterns Aug 9, '17||Akron Lamp Co. lamps May 1, '17|
|American Gas Machine lanterns - early models Nov 28, '17||American Gas Machine lamps Sep 30, '16|
|AGM lanterns - models beginning with the mid-1930's May 27, '16||AGM, King Seeley, & Thermos stoves Jul 4, '17|
|AGM, King Seeley, & Thermos lanterns - later models Jul 20, '15||Coleman Canada lamps Nov 30, '17|
|Coleman Canada lanterns pre- 1945 Mar 15, '17||Coleman US lamps before mid-1920's Jul 2, '17|
|Coleman Canada lanterns 1946 - 1970 Oct 24, '17||Coleman US lamps after mid 1920's Jan 13, '18|
|Coleman Canada lanterns 1971 - 1993 May 28, '17||Coleman hollow wire lighting Jul 30, '16|
|Coleman US lanterns pre-1931 Jan 12, '18||Coleman irons Jan 6, '17|
|Coleman US lanterns 1931 - 1945 Jul 26, '17||Coleman Canada stoves Oct 28, '17|
|Coleman US lanterns 1946 - 1960 Jan 15, '18||Coleman US stoves until early-1930's Dec 6, '17|
|Coleman US lanterns 1961 - 1980 Dec 6, '17||Coleman US stoves mid-1930's - early-1950's Dec 6, '17|
|Coleman US lanterns 1981 - 2000 Jun 3, '17||Coleman US stoves mid 1950's - present Jan 1, '18|
|Coleman US lanterns 2001 - present Oct 30, '13||Custom lamps, lights, heaters, and stoves Aug 25, '15|
|Custom lanterns Oct 28, '17||Heater etc. manufacturers A - K Nov 4, '17|
|Ehrich & Graetz/AIDA & Petromax lanterns Nov 12, '16||Heater etc. manufacturers L - Z Feb 13, '17|
|Germany lantern manufacturers May 15, '17||Hollow wire lighting Oct 17, '16|
|International lantern manufacturers A - G Nov 28, '17||International lamp manufacturers A - G Jan 16, '18|
|International lantern manufacturers H - P Oct 3, '15||International lamp manufacturers H- O Jan 16, '18|
|International lantern manufacturers Q - S Jul 14, '16||International lamp manufacturers P - Z Oct 19, '15|
|International lantern manufacturers T - Z May 21, '16||Irons Sep 18, '15|
|Propane lantern, stove, & heater manufacturers A - B May 19, '17||Links Jan 8, '18|
|Propane lantern, stove, & heater manufacturers C Nov 28, '17||Stove manufacturers A - H Jul 12, '17|
|Propane lantern, stove, & heater manufacturers D - M Jul 21, '16||Stove manufacturers I - P May 10, '17|
|Propane lantern, stove, & heater manufacturers N - Z Apr 27, '17||Stove manufacturers Q - Z Apr 27, '17|
|Pump manufacturers A - D Feb 1, '17||Sweden lamp manufacturers Apr 30, '11|
|Pump manufacturers E - Z Oct 25, '16||Sweden stove manufacturers Dec 4, '17|
|Sweden lantern manufacturers Apr 9, '15||Tilley household lamps pre-1945 Aug 22, '12|
|Tilley lanterns Sep 17, '15||Tilley household lamps post-1945 Mar 26, '13|
|UK lantern manufacturers Sep 17, '15||Tilley industrial lamps & lanterns Oct 29, '13|
|US lantern manufacturers A - I Jul 26, '16||US lamp manufacturers A - F Nov 28, '17|
|US lantern manufacturers J - M Sep 3, '17||US lamp manufacturers G - L Nov 30, '17|
|US lantern manufacturers N - O Dec 14, '17||US lamp manufacturers M - O Dec 14, '17|
|US lantern manufacturers P - Z Jul 26, '17||US lamp manufacturers P - Z Nov 30, '17|
|Wrench & other lamp tool manufacturers A - F Jul 19, '17||Wrench & other lamp tool manufacturers G - Z Nov 8, '16|
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