200 New Old Stock 1960s and 1970s vintage lights from Moon Lighting Vintage on etsy

retro lightsNew Old Stock vintage lights1960s vintage lightsvintage lightsSuper thanks to reader Hannah, who spotted this one: A big stash of New Old Stock (NOS) mid century modern and postmodern lights for sale from etsy seller Moon Lighting Vintage. Based on Hannah’s tip, I reached out pronto to get permission to show the photos and to feature the back story. Yup, there is one, same as usual: Inventory pushed back on the shelf in old timey longtime store — discovered and uncovered by someone who recognized their worth. Seller Miss Abby says there are about 200 lights — and there are many mix-and-match pieces if you want to do an entire room — or maybe an entire house.  More more more –>>

Esty seller Miss Abby writes:

My best friend and I recently stumbled upon the lights. I’ve just moved to a very small town in rural Texas and had to run to the local hardware store located in the old downtown buildings. I caught sight of a couple of vintage light fixtures hanging up for sale alongside their other typical items. When I asked about them, she told me that years ago they had bought the contents of a hardware store in a nearby town that had gone out of business years before that. The lights have never been sold to a customer, they just been sitting in one of the hardware stores. My list kept getting longer of the ones I wanted, and the same thing happened to my friend when she saw them. We dug around in a storeroom with the ceiling falling in to find the neatest, most complete lights we could. We bought them out at nearly 200 lights and nobody can use that many, no matter how much we love them. I’m really having a hard time offering them for sale though!

Many of the lights have exact duplicates and/or coordinating fixtures either in color or style. That’s a big deal to me – I love the idea of doing a whole area in matching lights. I’ve got about 20 lights listed and a lot more to go.

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chinoiserie light vintage lights

UNHEARD of, pretty much, to find complete sets like this!!! If I had the tiki house in Florida, this set would be MINE MINE MINE.

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I SIMPLY ADORE the hobnail glass glove. ADORE~

1960 kitchen light

Oh, this one (above) would look so fantastic in my office. CAN I RESIST?

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Brand name spotted: Progress (good brand) Town and Country Collection. LUV

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Thank you so much, Hannah, for this tip. READERS, keep those tips coming — they help make the blog the SUPER AWESOMIST it can be, Kate and I JUMP when we get them. :)

Again, the link to shop these lights: Moon Lighting Vintage on etsy.com

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  1. Kelly Wittenauer says

    My parents used single-globe versions of the one with the black scroll work in the master suite they added to our house in the early 1970s.

    And the other three bedrooms each had one of the square bowl ceiling fixtures right in the center of the room. One of my brothers had cowboys on the one in his room. I remember when we were in elementary school, a friend of mine asked why there was an ashtray hanging in the middle of our bedroom ceilings! The bedrooms in her house were lit by lamps plugged into outlets operated by the light switch near the door.

    What a cool find. Great that you saved these and they are already finding homes where they will be treasured.

  2. MissAbby says

    We’ve had a great response on the lights! We’re offering 20% off to you guys on what’s left. Use coupon code TD20OFF at checkout. Thanks!

  3. Teresa Fremaux says

    Oh my, thank you so much for the heads-up on these! We bought 2 of the copper atomic-age lights and they look FAB in our kitchen.

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