There aren't that many sites with information about pressure lamps. The ones listed below may not be specific to Coleman, Tilley, or the other makers, but they are interesting for their lamp content, and are worth a visit. If you want to add a site, please mail the details by going to the mail page.
Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway, Skipton, North Yorkshire, UK is a good place to see old Tilley lamps in a contemporary setting. Contact Stephen Walker for more details on +44 (0) 1756 794727. (UK).
Aladdin Knights homepage
Antique collector on line, a virtual mall
Antiques reference bookstore, lamps and lighting
Antoine van Geffen has a collectors website detailing Pressure
Lanterns and Steam Engines. Well worth seeing...
Apichai Kaewduangtien in Bangkok has a very nice lantern site
showing the items he's collected from Burma, Cambodia, and Thailand.
On this site you have the opportunity to see some lanterns that are
very rare in the USA and Europe. Please take the time to visit and
sign the guestbook.
Bart in Holland has a nice personal website in Ebglish, Dutch
Campmor Lanterns and Lights, new products
Canadian Museum of Civilisation, description of a Coleman
Coleman Collectors Club
Dave Benson's antique lamp page
Dennis Hearn oil lamp collection, mostly wick lamps
Dirk Frieborg - terrific lantern site in Germany!
Geniol USA (Geniol, Aida and Petromax, new lamps and spare
parts) by Mike Blanchard
Handi, the Australian lamp, a great site from Albert White
Hans Thörnblad has a very fine site dealing with Blowlamps - so if lanterns are just your second interest, was at http://www.blowlamp.net but has moved. This site is located in Munkhagsgatan, Sweden, and is an essential resource for collectors. This is the favourite site for collectors of blow lamps, soldering irons, furnaces and similar heating apparatus.
How things work, why a gas mantle gives out light.
International Guild of Lamp Researchers: Has the answers to
all your lamp and lantern questions..!
Lamps Lamps Lamps. Excellent Aladdin images and content by Bill
Lea Hin Co. (PTE) Ltd. for Butterfly Brand products
Rob and Rose's Pressure Lantern Page. It's well worth spending
some time here, in the company of a true enthusiast!
Roman Auf der Maur in Switzerland has a comprehensive website
devoted to lamps and lanterns. An excellent site
Owens Export Service (Govt surplus Coleman's for sale)
Pelam.de is a comprehensive German site with English pages as well, Pelam is a specialist dealer for pressure lanterns like Petromax, Geniol, Tilley, Aladdin, Feuerhand, Luciole and their spare parts. There is also a useful forum, and you can find Pelam on eBay as well.
Petromax supplier Diana Clifton will sort out your new
lantern and spare parts quick as a flash! "BriteLyt lights the
way." in the USA
http://www.petromax.com (be patient - watch the dark screen...) or
Petromax spares in Europe can be found on
Primus, Sweden, the Official Primus History page
Shinzo Kono in Japan has a terrific site at http://www.geocities.co.jp/Outdoors-River/8607/index.html Go there - NOW
Stuga Cabana - Germany - contact Jürgen Breidenstein
Ross Mellows has a great stoves site at http://www.spiritburner.com
Terry Marsh is one of the leading experts on Pressure Lamps
and Lanterns, and his site at
http://terrence.marsh.faculty.noctrl.edu/lantern/index.htm is a fine source of photos of all kinds of lanterns.
The Rushlight Club
Erich Russ has a homepage with good lamp content
To be advised
Thorium, what makes a mantle glow?
Willis & Bates (Now Bairstow Brothers) page for Vapalux lamps
was at http://www.bairstowbrothers.ukf.net but has moved again
Wim van der Velden in the Netherlands - take a look at
The Wooden Shoe - a nice little antiques site, worth a visit.
Lehman Hardware and Appliances, 3779 Kidron Road,
P.O. Box 41, Kidron OH
Tel 44636 (339) 857-5757 or 857-5441
Unrelated Pages - but please have a look:
My home county of Northamptonshire in central England has a site dedicated to local people and places. If you are visiting Northamptonshire, or just interested in my home county, take a look at http://www.nthants.info/ by Maurice Kellner.
http://www.mashudu.org This is the website for the Mashudu Projects, directed by Lin Mannas in South Africa. Although not related in any way to us, Presssure Lamps International supports the work done in rural African communities, and the site is temporarily hosted here. Pressure lamps are sometimes used in the remote areas of many African countries, but problems in supply of fuel and spare parts makes their continued regular use difficult and sometimes impractical.
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