New to the Forum with Vintage Wendell August Sconces circa 1930-32

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by So2weeksago, Mar 15, 2019.

  1. So2weeksago

    So2weeksago New Member

    Thank you for the add, I have two large (5’ height) light sconces which I believe were made in the early years of the Wendell August company. I’m trying to find out more about them. I believe they were produced in 1930-32 for a hotel in Titusville, PA during the oil boom. Asking for help, basically need some direction in the search for the hotel.
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    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

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  3. i need help

    i need help Well-Known Member

    Welcome to the Forum, So2weeksago! :)
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  5. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    Welcome, So2weeksago.
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  6. judy

    judy Well-Known Member

    Hi So2weeksago..........

    Welcome to Antiquers!
  7. Christmasjoy

    Christmasjoy Well-Known Member

    WELCOME So2weeksago !!!... Joy. :)
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    Bakersgma Well-Known Member

    Welcome, So2weeksago!
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  12. So2weeksago

    So2weeksago New Member

    Thank you so very much! I have already looked into the Drake and the dates just aren’t matching up. I understand there were several hotels in Titusville during that time frame (built or remodeled in/around 1932-35 and demolished in the 70s). I will be making a trip to the Titusville Historical Society in the near future to continue my search.
    Wendell August lost most of their records in a fire, so that’s a dead end.
    Thank you!
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  13. KikoBlueEyes

    KikoBlueEyes On Road Trip

    Good deal. This part of Pennsylvania is quite lovely in the spring.
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