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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by John Quinn, Feb 24, 2021.

  1. John Quinn

    John Quinn New Member

    Hello all.
    My name is John Quinn. I'm fairly retired (67) and work part time at a local hardware store. I started working on lamps of all kinds about 4 years ago for customers from the store. It was more a hobby to keep busy on my days off, and is now blossoming into a 2nd job.
    I've done everything from converting pre-Civil War oil lamps to electric, to restoring ancient chandeliers and converting an old microphone stand from the Grand Old Opry into an examination room lamp for a dermatologist.
    I have been running into problems finding N.O.S. parts for customers, and thought I'd try joining this forum for advice and leads.
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  2. Debora

    Debora Well-Known Member

    Let me be the first to welcome you here, John!

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  3. Bakersgma

    Bakersgma Well-Known Member

    Greetings, John!
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  4. KikoBlueEyes

    KikoBlueEyes Well-Known Member

    Welcome. We get a lot of lamps. You should enjoy yourself here.
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  5. i need help

    i need help Moderator Moderator

    Welcome to the Forum, John! :)
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  6. Aquitaine

    Aquitaine Is What It IS! But NEVER BORED!

    Hi John and WELCOME TO ANTIQUERS!!!:happy::happy::happy:
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  7. John Quinn

    John Quinn New Member

    IMG_20210224_203811997~2 (1).jpg Lamp 2.jpg
    Do you know of anyone that might have, or know where to find parts?
    I'm in need of E26 candle sockets with downward pull chains. They are discontinued at the supplier I've been working with. (Photo of lamp and socket attached)
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  8. KikoBlueEyes

    KikoBlueEyes Well-Known Member

    Last edited: Feb 24, 2021
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  9. patd8643

    patd8643 Well-Known Member

    You might also check Restoration Hardware's site.
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  10. judy

    judy Well-Known Member

    Hi John!

    Welcome to Antiquers............:cat:

    Wishing you luck in your search(es)...........:cat:
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  11. KSW

    KSW Well-Known Member

  12. all_fakes

    all_fakes Well-Known Member

    Welcome; looks like you might play some guitar; there are a number of musicians here, myself included.
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