Vintage Oil Lamps

Collectibles & Art
Nothing screams “old timey” more than a vintage oil lamp. There are variety of types, but what comes to mind is a clear glass sconce with a flame hanging on the wall. For the vintage collector, oil lamps are a perfect addition and will be fun to hunt down. Before electricity, vintage oil lamps were a form of light to avoid using candles and open flames. However, they have been around much longer than you think. History of Vintage Oil Lamps Vintage oil lamps use, well, an oil-based fuel source. Oil lamps have been around since 4500 BC, and they looked much different. They were a round bowl lamp made of stone to hold the oil and light it. Variations of the oil lamp were used as alternatives to candles…
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