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Turn On The Light! Candles, Lamps, Torches, Candelights, Bedside Lamps.

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Posted 10/23/2022   11:45 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add KuoLC5310 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
This Slovenia 1996 Cultural Heritage stamp shows a 16th century lamp on gallows from Tržic museum. This lamp, lighted by candle or kerosene, is surrounded by water-filled glass spheres to illuminate the work table.
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Posted 10/23/2022   1:44 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add KuoLC5310 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
This Belgium 2019 Prior Rate Definitive stamp shows candles.
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United States
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This Belarus 2018 stamp depicts inextinguishable lamp from crypt of the Memorial Church in Honor of All Saints, Minsk.
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United Kingdom
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Posted 10/24/2022   07:06 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add tomonakaazu to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
This winter, not just wear more jumpers for less heat, but switch off excess light will be the issue for many normal families in Europe. In the UK, even planned black-out might be introduces... Yep, let's prepare.

Australia
2009 / Lights Out: Earth Hour 8.30PM 28.03.09

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Posted 10/24/2022   07:23 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add tomonakaazu to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Replacing conventional bulbs to low energy ones - that became common by now, and the light quality of LED bulbs are getting really better.

Belgium
6 June 2009 / Green / design: Clotilde Olyff
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Posted 10/24/2022   08:01 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add tomonakaazu to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
This lamp is shown in relation to petroleum, but by now (64 years after the stamp) there are alternative source of green oil to light this up, I guess?

Canada
1958
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United Kingdom
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Posted 10/24/2022   09:57 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add tomonakaazu to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Once the green oil is sorted for my lamp, I would follow Moomin trolls's joy in light and shadow.

By the way, what is the light source of the round object in the last stamp, do you think? Anyone knows the Moomin episode of this scene?

Finland
6 May 2019 / Domestic permafrost / original illustration: Tove Jansson / stamp design: James Zambra, Kobra Agency




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Singapore
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Singapore 2021 Stop Drug Abuse - candle lighted to heat up spoon ...
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Portugal
Energy Savings
October 31, 1980
Set of two, one stamp promotes saving of electricity.
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Posted 10/25/2022   08:53 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add tomonakaazu to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
A candle at a bedside (I guess that wasn't used for heating drug..) and a bright lantern in a stable.

DDR / East Germany
8 December 1966 / Fairy Tales: The Wishing Table / 20pf: The thieving inn-keeper, 25pf: Magic Donkey

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Energy saving by turn the light off (thus cold colour bulb) and using solar energy more (heat-resist powerful hand!).

Israel
1981

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Brazil
Consumption Conscious
June 15, 2016
Set of two, one stamp advocates conservation of electricity.
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In Ukraine cities people are constantly having power-cut during their critical operations. The back-up system doesn't last long, when you need intensive light for precision works. Humanitarian crisis is still on..

Japan
3 September 1977 / 27th Congress of Society of Surgery / design: T. Yamanouchi

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One more - in the environment where you really need bright light, and clean water.

USSR
29 September 1962 / The Russian People, Surgeon / design: I. A. Kominarets

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Israel
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Posted 12/07/2022   06:35 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The light of education, designed by Chamnane Prisayane, engraved by Roger Fenneteaux and issued by the Kingdom of Laos on October 1, 1959:

Same design on the FDC cachet. As a bonus, a torch on the postmark:
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