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Friday, April 22, 2011

I Picked Up This Gem Of A Swag Globe Lamp About A Month On Our Way Home From New Orleans. Status: Still Looking For It's Place.

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Ain't it grand? I've got to find just the right place for this. It's too cool to squirrel away in the garage or something sad like that. Maybe I'll put a colored bulb in it and mount it up behind the TV.

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I just had to have it. I love the way it mounts to a wall and has the tubular "swag" that allows it to

be adjusted up or down for height. It's missing a wall mount that the bar mount slips into but I'm

thinking I can just drill a couple of holes in the bar mount and attach it to the wall that way.

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The maps are in pretty good shape. When I first spotted this at the Brick Street Antique Mall I

thought it was a lighted globe like most of my others. Well, it is lighted...just not like the other

illuminated globes I have
. It's just a lamp in the shape of a globe. When I realized this I was

pretty disappointed, but the more I thought about it the more I realized I'd probably never find

another like it.

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So it joins the collection. Like I don't have enough collections already. I did manage to part with

two of my illuminated globes though. One went to the Girlfriends Mom for Xmas.

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6 comments:

  1. Hi,
    Wow this is so unique and such a nice concept..Truly it is an amazing and lovely find. I wish I could also have one.
    :)

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  2. Check out this link... It is a fantastic picture of a 15 globe chandelier... Saw it tonight and it reminded me of your blog post I read this morning..

    http://www.bitrebels.com/geek/table-globe-chandelier-finest-use-of-old-light-globes/

    Hope you are safe up in NoCo BTW... I know it was a rough go up there tonight... Praying you guys are safe.

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  3. Ohhhhh...WOW, that is frickin' beautiful! Just to make it a lil' easier for everybody else to ckeck it out (and YOU SHOULD check it out!) I'm reposting your link in clickable form.

    Amazing Beautiful Illuminated Globe Chandelier!

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  4. I just *knew* you would love it!!!! :)

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  5. I have a thing for globes so I am pretty envious of your fabulous find! And that 15 globe chandelier is way cool. Some of the globes in it are out of this world!

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