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Aladdin Museum Reset

  • Posted by Lori Showalter
  • On May 2, 2022
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Members of the Aladdin Knights were on-site at Lehman’s in Kidron, Ohio last week to do a reset of the Aladdin museum. Lehman’s is the home of the official Aladdin Museum of Light. Once a year, these knowledgeable collectors change out the displays of rare and unique lamps and accessories to encourage visitors to come […]
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43rd Eastern Lighting Collector’s Meet

  • Posted by Lori Showalter
  • On April 25, 2022
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On Saturday, April 25, Jenni Hayes and I (Lori Showalter) represented Crownplace at the 43rd Eastern Lighting Collector’s Meet in Wooster, OH at the Best Western Hotel. Aladdin lamps are usually the focus, but there are always lots of other rare, unusual, and unique oil lamps for sale. Even if you aren’t looking to buy, […]
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New Exclusive Genie III

  • Posted by Lori Showalter
  • On July 15, 2021
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The Genie III has been a principal lamp in the Aladdin product line since 1991. Its classic simplicity has been a favorite of many. Recently, Lehman’s and Imperial Lighting Co. partnered up to offer an EXCLUSIVE new color of the Genie III – Cobalt Blue! These will only be available from either of these dealers, […]
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48th Gathering Highlights

  • Posted by Lori Showalter
  • On July 15, 2021
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Jenni Hayes and I (Lori Showalter) had the pleasure of representing Crownplace Brands and Aladdin at the 48th Gathering, in Louisville, Kentucky just a few weeks ago. We had a great time seeing some friendly, familiar faces as well as meeting plenty of new folks as well! At the Crownplace table this year, we offered […]
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48th Annual Gathering

  • Posted by Lori Showalter
  • On May 20, 2021
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We are looking forward to attending the 48th Gathering of the Aladdin Knights of the Mystic Light in Louisville, Kentucky! It will be so nice to see everyone we missed when the event was canceled last year due to Covid-19. This year’s gathering will be held at the Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport Expo Center from […]
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New Aladdin T-Shirts – Get Yours!

  • Posted by Lori Showalter
  • On May 5, 2021
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Here at Aladdin, we are excited to introduce some Aladdin apparel! This is a first for us, but we hope you’re just as excited as we are! These new shirts are now available from your favorite Aladdin dealer. Contact us to find a dealer near you, or visit our table at this year’s Gathering in […]
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Special Limited Editions!

  • Posted by Lori Showalter
  • On August 11, 2020
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Hurry! These 2 special, limited edition shelf lamps are available now! There are very limited quantities of each available (less than 25 each), so don’t wait to track these down. Cobalt Genie II (#100047970) Cobalt Genie III (#100047969)
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Fun Lamp/Shade Combos

  • Posted by Lori Showalter
  • On January 6, 2020
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In our last post, we shared some fun, new, bold lamp colors we’ve added to our Aluminum Powder Coated lamp series. We’ve also added some unique parchment shades that just happen to look AMAZING with these new lamps, as well as some of our old favorites. We thought it would be fun to share some […]
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NEW Powder Coated Aluminum Colors!

  • Posted by Lori Showalter
  • On January 6, 2020
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We’re super excited to add some brand new bold colors to the Powder Coated Aluminum lamp series! These colors are unlike anything you’ve seen from Aladdin, so they are sure to pop. Help us welcome these new colors: Leaf Green Orient Red Sepia Brown Water Blue Not only are these colors bold, exciting, and new, […]
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New Shades, Just in Time for the Holidays!

  • Posted by Lori Showalter
  • On November 25, 2019
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We are so excited to introduce 3 new holiday shades that are absolutely perfect for winter and the upcoming holidays! Contact a dealer near you, and get yours now! Holly Jolly Christmas (#100034481) – This festive Christmas pattern is done in a bright and fresh color palette with red poinsettia flowers, holly leaves, berries, pine and green […]
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MAXbrite 500 Series Burner Upgrades: 500, 501, 502

  • Posted by Lori Showalter
  • On August 20, 2019
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The Aladdin MAXbrite 500 series burner is the current model featured on all new Aladdin lamps. We have recently received some inquiries about the differences between the MAXbrite 500, 501, and 502 versions. So, we thought it might be helpful to document the slight changes between each of the versions. The 500 The threads on the […]
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Collecting: Don’t Know Where to Start?

  • Posted by Lori Showalter
  • On July 31, 2019
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If you were lucky enough to attend our seminar Aladdin: Past, Present, & Future at the 47th Aladdin Gathering in Coralville, Iowa this past weekend, then you know what is coming! As promised, the “Tips” sheet is now available from our Instructional Documents page under the Learning & Resource Center menu. If you couldn’t make it […]
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NEW! Aladdin Limited Edition – Signature Series Traveling Salesman’s Case

  • Posted by Lori Showalter
  • On July 19, 2019
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Available Now! Introducing the Limited Edition Signature Series – Traveling Salesman’s Case! Only 110 have been produced.  The Deluxe Brass K102 is safely nestled in a custom-made foam bed surrounded by a USA-made hardcase by Seward Trunk (founded in 1878, and famous supplier of World War II footlockers).  The K102 is a hand soldered exact replica of […]
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47th Annual Aladdin Gathering in Coralville, Iowa

  • Posted by Lori Showalter
  • On July 1, 2019
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Exciting news!  Crownplace Brands will be heading to the 47th Annual Aladdin Gathering in a couple weeks.  We plan on having a table at the Lamp Show to offer special Mix and Match Font glue ups on site!  That means you’ll be able to pick your parts and watch as the font is glued up!  This […]
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NEW – Model 12 Style Glass Shades

  • Posted by Lori Showalter
  • On April 19, 2019
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Introducing our latest group of NEW Aladdin® Glass Shades! This group features a variety of images, so there is sure to be something for everyone. Model 12 (N66) Style Glass Shades All shades are opal with the exception of the Black Rose shade which is featured on a champagne color shade. Gristmill on Opal #100022067 […]
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NEW – Simple Floral Collection Shades

  • Posted by Lori Showalter
  • On April 11, 2019
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Spring is here (finally) whether it feels like it or not. So we thought it was the perfect time to be thinking about flowers! Aladdin® is pleased to announce this Simple Floral Collection of NEW hand painted glass shades. These simple yet appealing floral designs are available in several different shade styles. The M75- shades are […]
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NEW – Cabin Series Student Shades

  • Posted by Lori Showalter
  • On March 22, 2019
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We have many NEW shades to offer that will be released a few at a time. The first group is the new “Cabin Series” Student Shades. These white M54-style shades are available in a Bear, Deer, or Moose silhouette on a log-style background. They offer the simple, rural charm of rustic cabin/lodge living. Contact your […]
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Behind The Scenes: The Making of the 47th Gathering Josephine Fonts

  • Posted by Lori Showalter
  • On January 25, 2019
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The 47th Aladdin Gathering is going to be held in Coralville, Iowa. You can find all of the details about this year’s Gathering on the National Association of Aladding Lamp Collectors’ (NAALC) website. The official lamp for this year’s Gathering is the Josephine, which was originally produced in 1994. Sold by Steve Covington, it was a […]
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New Video! Honey Amber Grand Vertique

  • Posted by Lori Showalter
  • On January 8, 2019
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Check out our new video featuring the latest lamp in the Limited Edition Signature Series, the Honey Amber Grand Vertique, which features 2 different fall-themed glass shades.
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More New Features!

  • Posted by Lori Showalter
  • On November 30, 2018
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Don’t miss out on some of the new features that we recently added to the website! Check out each of these new items added to the main navigation menu. How To (sub-category of the Learning & Resource Center): Assembly & Preparation Lighting & Extinguishing Cleaning the Wick Changing the Wick Charring the Wick Cleaning & Restoring […]
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TONS of New Content Added!

  • Posted by Lori Showalter
  • On November 21, 2018
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Exciting News! As promised, we have added a TON of new content to the site! Whether you are new to Aladdin lamps or you are a seasoned collector, we have something for everyone! Be sure to check it all out and let us know what you think! We aren’t quite done yet, so you will […]
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How Do Aladdin Lamps Work?

  • Posted by Lori Showalter
  • On November 19, 2018
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Have you ever wondered, “Just how, exactly, do Aladdin lamps work”? Well, you’re in luck! We’ve added a brand new resource document to the Learning and Resource Center that answers that very question! This new color-coded diagram describes exactly what is happening when you light your Aladdin lamp. It’s actually quite fascinating to dig deeper into the […]
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Limited Edition – Signature Series: Grand Vertique Honey Amber Table Lamp

  • Posted by Lori Showalter
  • On October 30, 2018
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Introducing the Newest Signature Series Lamp! Aladdin® is pleased to announce the newest Aladdin® Signature Series lamp: The Grand Vertique Honey Amber Table Lamp! Only 165 lamps were produced for this Limited Edition, Signature Series collection. Each lamp comes with a serialized sticker on the bottom of the lamp and on the outside of the […]
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New Content Coming Soon!

  • Posted by Lori Showalter
  • On October 19, 2018
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We are busy working on some exciting new things! For starters, we have revamped the look of the website. But we’re not done yet! If you have suggestions for things you would like to see, please let us know, and we will do our best to make it available on the site. We hope to have […]
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Burner Recall Notice for MaxBrite Burner

  • Posted by Doug Ely
  • On August 4, 2016
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Aladdin Burner Recall Details Hazard: The lamp burner’s male threads can disengage from the female threads on some lamp bases, allowing the burner to disconnect from the base, posing a burn hazard to the user. Remedy: Customer should stop using the affected burner and contact Crownplace Brands for a free replacement. Consumer Contact: Crownplace Brands, […]
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