1810 Tallow Candle


I swipped this photo off of ebay. Have you ever seen a REAL tallow candle? This one was found in an 1810 candle box. It sold for about $75. It’s a simple thing, try but I loved seeing it and wanted to share it with you. I would love to own one, buy cialis but what are the chances that you will find one again. Not good, is my guess.


5 Responses to “1810 Tallow Candle”

  1. Lisa Says:

    That is really neat. I’ve never seen one before. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Carole Says:

    Lisa, I thought it was really neat too, that’s why I wanted to share it with everyone. I’m so glad you enjoyed it. Hey, it’s just a candle, but ohhh so old!

  3. Greg Says:

    Hey Carole,
    Lovely candle! While visiting Portland, Oregon, I came across a great store called American At Heart. Joan, the owner, sells these amazing candles made by Teresa Hilton, a candle-maker in Maine. Her candles are made to look like the old tallow ones; they are exquisite if you like primitive lighting and such. The candles do come on a wire, optional. And they cost $4.95 per candle. I have a large collection of early Americana/Canadiana including old lighting. I’ve hunted a good many years to find early looking candles and these are perfect!

  4. Jennifer Says:

    I work at Vintage Antiques & we have 8 of these tallow candles.
    They are very rare indeed.

  5. carolemurals Says:

    Hi Jennifer. Thank you for leaving this comment today. I sent a email to your shop, hoping the candles are for sale. Thank you.

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