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I have three brass table lamps from of Rumania's train. It

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I have three brass table lamps from King Carol of Rumania's train. It was used by the German Military Staff during WWII and was captured by the British Army at the end of the war. Local Citizens were sacking the train so my Dad recovered the lamps. Are they of any particular value. The original pink silk shades were replaced.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Each lamp ways 7 lbs.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Spell check got me. I meant "weighs."
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.

Hi,

I have researched these lamps and I can't find a match. I will opt-out of this question to open this to other experts. Perhaps someone else can help.

Thank you,

Wayne

Expert:  Tim in Antiques replied 1 year ago.

Hi my name is Tim. There would have to be some verifiable evidence that they were on the train and belonged to King Carol of Rumania and were on his train. So we have to start with the lamps themselves. are there any makers marks, symbols or emblems on them?

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