Collections: A Phoenix lamp collector is getting ready to close up his shop

By Amber Victoria Singer, Robrt Pela
Published: Thursday, June 22, 2023 - 10:35am
Updated: Thursday, June 22, 2023 - 12:38pm

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Joe Weaver.
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Joe Weaver.

Joe Weaver is an antiques shop owner and lamp collector.

Weaver’s antiques shop on north Central Avenue in Phoenix is filled with all kinds of old things — but mostly lamps. Hundreds of them, all rare and restored by Weaver himself.

Stuff Antiques sign.
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Stuff Antiques sign.

He’s had the store and a thing for lamps for nearly 50 years — but says he’s getting ready to close up shop very soon now.

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