Looking Back Antiques
Fine example of the TV lamps from the 1950s. Television was still relatively young, and we were all told not to watch TV in the dark or we would go blind from the rays, so TV lamps were the perfect solution. This one is by Maddux of California and is in excellent condition, with no chips, cracks or crazing. The cord has been replaced for safety, and the lamp works perfectly. It measures 10" across and stands 9" tall...
This vintage automobile TV lamp is relatively common, yet is the only lamp I've seen marked Buckingham Ceramics. It was, in fact, manufactured by McCoy, although the relationship between the two brands is unknown. This one is in the most common color, the green that McCoy favored.