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Aladdin Lamps are “Wireless”

Worlds Finest Non-Electric Lamp Excerpts from 1930s advertising brochures—The Aladdin Mantle Lamp is one of the greatest and most practical inventions of the century. It is an outstanding achievement of science in connection with artificial lighting. It has gone a long, long way toward solving the lighting problem for rural homes, with its abundance of…

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Identifying Aladdin Lamp Burners

The “heart” of the Aladdin is the lamp burner. and its improvements that primarily define the various models. Changes sometimes happened at a fast pace and variations in construction in burners and lamp bowls occurred throughout the models. The differences may be subtle such as the change between Model 3 to 4 or, Model 7…

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A Brief History of Aladdin Lamps

Victor S. Johnson, 1882-1943, photographed at work in 1924. Johnson named the Aladdin lamp and founded the company that made it world-famous. “Nearly a century ago, a very small boy on a Nebraska farm read and re-read the Arabian Nights story of Aladdin in a room of darkness but for the flickering yellow light of…

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Aladdin Mideast Meet

Come Join us in Richmond Indiana, Dates coming soon The Aladdin Mideast Meet is an annual event endorsed by The National Association of Aladdin Lamp Collectors http://www.aladdincollectors.org Each day at the Midwest Meet is packed with events; Room Trading, Educational Seminars; including one for first timers. Don’t miss the Lamp Show and Sale! Saturday evening…

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Eastern Lighting Collectors Meet

Come Join us in Wooster, Ohio April 25-28, 2019 Best Western Plaza Hotel 243 East Liberty Street, Wooster, Ohio 44691 Phone: (330) 264-7750 This is your invitation to join us for the Grandaddy of all the regional collectable lighting meets. The Eastern Meet was founded by Tom Small in 1978. 2019 is our 41st year…

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