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This Pairpoint lamp with the “puffy” shade sold at auction for $7,500.

‘Puffy’ shades bring in the highest prices

‘Puffy’ shades bring in the highest prices

The Pairpoint Manufacturing Company was, at the turn of the century, one of the largest manufacturers of silver plate in the United States. Located on the waterfront in New Bedford, Pairpoint originally started making coffin fittings. In 1894 it merged with Mt. Washington Glassworks, blending the glass and metal skills to make lamps and other

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