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Author Topic: Need help identifying bulb and finding replacement  (Read 861 times)

Offline Kywildcat

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Need help identifying bulb and finding replacement
« on: December 31, 2017, 03:10:10 pm »
I need assistance finding a replacement for this bulb from a pair of antique lamps, our cat finally knocked the lamp over and broke one of the bulbs.
I need to find a suitable replacement for my wife. My wife was told by relatives that the bulb is very unique and would be hard to replace if it ever needed it.
It is of great sentimental importance, any help or information on replacement would be greatly appreciated.

Offline Kywildcat

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Re: Need help identifying bulb and finding replacement
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2017, 03:13:07 pm »
This is the lamp it belongs to. Any information you could provide about it would also be appreciated!

Offline adam2

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Re: Need help identifying bulb and finding replacement
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2018, 08:05:42 pm »
It looks to me like a fairly standard screw base bulb in a light pink or peach colour.
I doubt that you will be able to get an exact match, but something similar should be readily available.

Offline Kywildcat

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Re: Need help identifying bulb and finding replacement
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2018, 09:00:19 pm »
Thanks for the reply. I thought the bulb bases looked pretty standard, but supposedly the color was what was unique about the bulbs.
Were pinkish/red colored bulbs all that unique or valuable from 70ish years ago?
From that I get the impression that the bulbs weren't all that valuable, more just the sentimental value of having them that long.
I'm thinking the lamps would look good with some of the LED Edison bulbs, for the antique look. Thanks again!