Vintage Motion Lamp

Motion lamps are timely, artistic ways to light your home. These vintage motion lamps depict quite a few scenes that can show anything from a sled in the snow, to a person skiing, and all on an ornate, ornamental lamp. They are practical, lovely, and a very nice conversation piece. Browse this selection of lamps in our collection. You might find one that fits your style.

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Vintage 1957 Econolite Motion Lamp 766 7 Winter Snow Scene Sleigh Christmas

Vintage 1957 Econolite Motion Lamp 766 7 Winter Snow Scene Sleigh Christmas
Motion lamp stylised on Chinese lantern. It has drass round kickstands and ornate bracket. On lampshade, there is illustration representing church in the forest on winter. This lantern will be perfect decoration on Christmas Eve.

Vintage 1955 econolite mothion lamp forest fire scene

Vintage 1955 econolite mothion lamp forest fire scene
A fantastic table lamp from the 1950's. It features a decorative, metal structure at the bottom and an unusual lamp shade that depicts the scene of the forest fire. It was hand painted with vibrant colors and it will be the highlight of the room.

Vintage 1949 Econolite Roto Vue Jr Forest Fire Working Motion Lamp

Vintage 1949 Econolite Roto Vue Jr Forest Fire Working Motion Lamp
Maintained in a marvellous condition, this beautiful vintage motion lamp will still add a romantic glow wherever appearing. Crafted in 1949, shall be a real bargain for all retro enthusiasts.

Econolite 1958 hearth motion lamp outstanding

Econolite 1958 hearth motion lamp outstanding
A wonderful motion lamp that suits the vintage decors. It's supported on an ornamental, brass base, but what makes it exceptional is a shade that features an image of a fireplace. When you turn on the lamp, it looks as if the fireplace flamed!

Vintage 41 year old christmas motion lamp

Vintage 41 year old christmas motion lamp
This 41 years old Christmas Motion lamp constitutes a great example of the vintage decor. Bring in some magical ambience into your interiors and celebrate the one and only Christmas time.

Amazing vintage 50s waterfall motion

Amazing vintage 50s waterfall motion
A beautiful motion lamp in a vintage style. It features a decorative, metal base and a hand painted shade that depicts a skilful painting of a waterfall. When turned on, it looks as if the water was actually flowing.

Vintage motion lamp rotating fountain of

Vintage motion lamp rotating fountain of
A funny, rotating table lamp in a vintage style. It features a brass base with a golden finish and a shade that depicts an image of a peeing boy. The picture was painted in a skilful manner making the lamp a beautiful accent of the room.

Our advice Buying Guide

Are you looking for unique ways to add vintage appeal to your home’s décor? Consider the addition of a vintage motion lamp to one or more of your rooms. These tabletop cylindrical lamps illuminate from the inside and feature images around their outside. Not only are they an excellent way to add warmth to your spaces, but they also do so in a way unlike any other lamp in the room can.

How to maintain a vintage motion lamp?

Because you’re purchasing a vintage piece, it’s critical that you take extra care during maintenance. Maintaining the elegance of these lamps require light cleaning with a soft, clean cloth that’s been dipped in warm water mixed with a mild detergent. The majority of these lamps are made with a plastic shade so, before removing it, be careful it hasn’t become brittle to prevent cracking from occurring.

Are vintage motion lamps suitable for kids bedroms?

While these vintage motion lamps are beautiful, some care and considerations are important for you to make before incorporating them into your designs. For example, even though the image on the lamp features images that are whimsical and would appear appropriate for children, these lamps are fragile and break easily. Therefore, they’re more appropriate for an older child’s bedroom.

What are the dominant styles and colors of vintage motion lamps?

When you begin shopping around for your vintage motion lamp, you’re going to find a plethora of options. Everything from Christmas to railroad themed lamps is available depending on your interests and decorating sense. The timeless beauty of adding a vintage motion lamp to your room not only creates a beautiful glowing ambiance but it also adds a unique focal point as well. You’ll also find the colors featured on these lamps are that of warm tones reminiscent of yesteryear, rather than the bolder ones found in today’s design accessories.

What are the standard measurements of vintage motion lamps?

When looking at the descriptions of many of these lamps, the standard measurements vary between 8 and twelve inches tall. The average circumferences aren’t listed but, when viewing the pictures, they appear to be the same size as a small lamp base.

How to decoate with vintage motion lamps?

Because of the size of these lamps, it’s essential that you’re thinking about the scale of the room. For example, it wouldn’t make sense to put a small vintage motion lamp in a spacious living room. Instead, these lamps work better in smaller rooms including guest rooms, bedrooms, dens, and smaller living rooms. It’s also important to remember that these lamps to give off as much light as a standard lighting solution. Therefore, these lamps should be used as a secondary source of decorative lighting.

What's the average cost of a vintage motion lamp?

Depending on their age and condition, these lamps could range in price from $9.99 to $249.99. When making your selections, be sure to read the descriptions carefully to ensure the lamp is high-quality, doesn’t have any damage, and still works. Under some circumstances, the seller will list a vintage motion lamp that no longer works, is defective, or has damage that doesn’t show in the picture.


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Original table lamp in vintage style. Lampshade is finished with train theme. Application in all kinds of interiors according to taste and need.

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An interesting cool vintage table lamp featuring a cylindrical lampshade with a painted colourful image showing trio of water skiers. It has a cylindrical perforated frame of metal in black and a round base of wood in warm browns.

Forest fire motion lamp

Do you like to look at passing trains? Of course, in earlier times they made more impression. Today you can have such an impression on your vintage motion lamp. The image of the locomotive surrounds it, in hand-painted way.

Niagara falls motion lamp a panel inside it turns and

Niagara Falls motion lamp. A panel inside it turns and makes the ...

If you love vintage motion lamps this vintage econolite forest

Outstanding vintage motion lamp featuring a minimalist design and impeccable color balance. The lamp comes with a rounded design and finished in waterfall-inspired imprints with lush green forests on the background. It’s also super energy efficient!

Details about vintage motion lamp ship sailing lighthouse goodman mid

Details about Vintage Motion Lamp Ship Sailing Lighthouse Goodman Mid ...

1956 goodman econolite motion lamp with lightghouse and water scene

1956 Goodman Econolite Motion Lamp with Lightghouse and water scene.

Rare 1958 econolite airplanes jets motion lamp working condition ebay

RARE 1958 Econolite Airplanes Jets Motion Lamp Working Condition | eBay

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Vintage look for an old-fashioned, 1950s stylized table lamp with a frame made out of metal with a brass finish and a decorative engraving. The middle of the lamp is fitted with a Boat Race painting of Robert E Lee Natchez.

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Vintage Motion Lamp Light Forest Fire Cabin Scene in Action Chicago 1930 | eBay

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1950's Fountain of Youth Motion Lamp. Space #125. $85.00.

Motion lamp grandma had one of these it fascinated me

Motion Lamp (grandma had one of these, it fascinated me as a child)

The heat from the light bulb turns the inner cylinder

The heat from the light bulb turns the inner cylinder making the ...

Vintage 50s motion lamp sailboat lighthouse

Vintage 50s motion lamp sailboat lighthouse

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vintage motion lamps

I loved these motion lamps when i was a kid

I loved these motion lamps when I was a kid!

Vintage la goodman niagara falls motion lamp

Vintage LA Goodman Niagara Falls motion Lamp

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La goodman motion lamp

A phenomenal motion lamp that will be a vintage accent of your room. It features a magnificent lamp shade that depicts an image of the forest fire. It's in beautiful tones of black and red, which matches a bronze base.

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Vintage Antique 1956 L.A. Goodman Forest Fire House Wild Life Deer Motion Lamp - LOVE IT! Had one when I was little.

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319 Results for Vintage Econolite Motion Lamp - For Sale Classifieds

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Train motion lamp

A unique and creative idea for a table lamp inspired by the 1950's. It's a functional gadget as it's not only a lamp, but also a clock. It features a metal base with a nailhead edge and yellow, matte glass shade.

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Vintage rotating animated motion lamp bearcat model t cars last

Vintage Rotating Animated Motion Lamp Bearcat Model T Cars LAST CHANCE

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Details about XX vintage ECONOLITE Motion Lamp Light TRAIN LOCOMOTIVE ...

Vintage econolite motion lamp in original box 1950s

Vintage Econolite Motion Lamp in Original Box 1950s

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Vintage Motion Lamp Niagara Falls Scene In Action with Cast Iron Bottom and Top

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So dope. Econolite waterski skiing motion lamp, 1958. Internal spinner is the forest version as opposed to the palm tree. 11H. Very good condition, no cracks or holes, only a few small light surface scratches.

Vintage forest fire motion lamp inner cylinder is missing still

Vintage Forest Fire Motion Lamp Inner Cylinder is Missing Still Nice Display

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Vintage goodman 1956 ship lighthouse motion lamp works

Vintage Goodman 1956 Ship /Lighthouse Motion Lamp Works

Vintage helmscene illuminated mountain landscape lamp

Vintage Helmscene illuminated mountain landscape lamp.

1970s psychedelic motion lamp by visual effects co inc

1970's Psychedelic Motion Lamp by Visual Effects Co. Inc

Scarce old 1957 goodman oriental asian motion lamp japanese erupting

Scarce Old 1957 Goodman Oriental Asian Motion Lamp Japanese Erupting Volcano

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Econolite motion lamp - my grandparents had this exact lamp. Such fond memories of watching it for hours.

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Niagara falls motion lamp

Vintage motion lamp manufactured in 1953! Pictures a Wild West style train with steam engine. The lamp gives a warm light thanks to red, orange and yellow color palette. Original vintage "Pioneer Express" motion lamp

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Vintage Motion Lamp

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Econolite Antique Cars Motion Lamp Vintage 1912 Ford Model T 1914 Stutz Bearcat

Marilyn monroe motion lamp rare unique

Marilyn Monroe Motion Lamp *RARE* unique