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Postby vacastle » Fri Apr 22, 2005 10:08 am

For any Lefton collectors here, this was posted by The Lighthouse Gallery (Nags Head, NC) on their site today...

We have been spectulating on some changes at Lefton and based on press releases on the Internet we found out that Lefton has been sold. We placed a call to the new owner, OMT Enterprises based in Gardena, California and were able to spend some time on the phone with their president.

It appears that OMT purchased certain of the assets of Lefton including the lighthouse line. The president stated that they were going to retain 42 of the rotating lighthouses and 60 of the minis. (We have lists available, just email us.) OMT is starting production in May on the new models and we may not see those products in stores until July or August. Until then there is limited inventory available.

You can find The Lighthouse Gallery at http://www.seabeacons.com

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Postby bert911 » Fri Apr 22, 2005 12:18 pm

Saw this on The Lighthouse Gallery website -

May 7th – Nags Head Noon til 2pm………

Bill Younger, president and founder of Harbour Lights will be at our Nags Head store on May 7th from noon until 2pm. He will be available to sign your Harbour Lights pieces plus the two new pieces that are exclustive to an in store signing. This year Harbour Lights has created two pieces for these events - HL 677 – 14 Foot Bank and HL 676 – Saving St. Augustine. Bill will be joined by either Nancy or Kim. We expect excellent weather.

Please place your orders via phone 800-579-2827 or via the Internet so we can be sure we have sufficient stock on hand. See the new pieces under new arrivals listed above and 2005 Limited Editions of Harbour Lights.

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Postby kinnakeet » Thu Jul 28, 2005 9:03 pm

I work at the Cotton Gin in Nags Head and we sell Lefton Lighthouses
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Postby wheland » Fri Jul 29, 2005 7:15 am

This is not directly related but it was reported in the local papers recently that Dept 56 just purchased Lenox.

Then headquarters and distribution center for Lenox are in the Trenton area. It was also reported just yesterday that no layoffs are anticipated from this aqcusition.

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