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Rich in Las Vegas

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I bought all there of these candles at my local Goodwill outlet this morning.  Only one had the flame top but since all three of them cost me a dollar total I took all of them.  It's the first large blow mold that I acquired that has no identification molded into the plastic.  The only labels were paper and on the bottom of one.  The labels were not in very good condition.  One gave the price at $9.99, a second was probably the production date 08-96, and the third one had something about stabilizing the lamp.  The opening for the lamp is fairly low (see picture).   blow-mold-candles-11-1.jpgI'd love to know which of the American companies made them. 

 

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16 hours ago, Rich in Las Vegas said:

I bought all there of these candles at my local Goodwill outlet this morning.  Only one had the flame top but since all three of them cost me a dollar total I took all of them.  It's the first large blow mold that I acquired that has no identification molded into the plastic.  The only labels were paper and on the bottom of one.  The labels were not in very good condition.  One gave the price at $9.99, a second was probably the production date 08-96, and the third one had something about stabilizing the lamp.  The opening for the lamp is fairly low (see picture).   I'd love to know which of the American companies made them.

I think Brian is probably right about them being TPI.  Did you get the flames with the 2 red ones?

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Thanks for the information.  I looked at blow-molded.com but it doesn't match any of the ones shown there for TPI.  I figured it was made in the USA because anything imported must show the country of origin either on the item or on a tag but there wasn't any country of origin.  I got a chance to look at pictures shown on blow-mold.com and came across an answer.  They match exactly the Union Products 36" candle in red and white edition 7610, 76104 and 7610, 76108.

Unfortunately I did not get the flame tips for the other two candles.  The Goodwill outlet store is a crap shoot when it comes to getting the entire blow mold set if it comes in pieces.  I recently got Joseph and Mary but Jesus was missing.  They bring stuff into the facility in humongous boxes (maybe 6' X 6' X 4') and dump it into mobile bins.   The bins are filled to overflowing and no care is taken to assure nothing gets broken. 

The three candles were there when I arrived at the store but they switched out the row of 5 bins where I found it before I had a chance to explore all of the bins looking for the two remaining flames.   Even so it is worth looking since prices are so low (50 cents a pound).  I know from looking that flame tips are available on eBay but the asking prices are often ridiculous.  I was glad to just get one of the three complete.  I paid $16 recently for a similar candle on eBay and thought I did well at that price.

 

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found an answer - Union Products

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They look like the ones union still makes the holly part at the bottoms is not painted. Attached is from ACE hardware.

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Yes, your candles are from Union Products, one of the identifiers to who made them is the date sticker, the original UP used to do that with their blow molds we have several new ones from the factory in our collection marked that way.  They are also shown in the UP catalogs.  You might try contacting Cado/Union Products and see if you could buy flames from them.  All but three of the candles shown in the Union Products candle section on blow-molded.com are pictures of ones in our collection.  We do have others that I have not taken pictures of yet.

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