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I purchased this lamp at a garage sale when I was much younger for 50 cents. The original blond finish was flaking off of it badly and it had to be completely stripped. Working with my grandfather, who passed away almost 11 year ago (my how time flies!) we sanded it down, cleaned up the brass post (which needs to be done again) and refinished the wood. I really wanted a true blond finish, but at that time that materials weren't available to me to achieve that finish, so I went with a natural finish on the wood. I've thought about redoing it again, but since it was a project with my grandfather, I think that I'll leave it as is.
The lamp now lives in my old bedroom at Mom and Dad's house with the Heywood Wakefield bedroom set. A great place for it, in my opinion!