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Author Topic: noma cord  (Read 13249 times)

Offline jonathan cassiday

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noma cord
« on: October 23, 2006, 10:19:26 pm »
i just bought a noma 8 light sieries burning set that is straigt line in consturction with an interesting feature ive only seen in a few other sets. along with having a traditional piggy back tachon connecter it has a end of line outlet, much like a standard mini light straight line construction string of today. the cord is cloth covered with bakelite sockets and fittings dating it to either early 1939-1941 or 1946-1949. does anyone else have a similar cord in its orginal box or have a more acurate date of the string? i find it interesting that it reflected an advanced development of christmas light strings but yet it dissappeared from mainstream production only to be revived in modern mini lights
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Offline Tim

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Re: noma cord
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2006, 10:19:55 pm »
This sounds like an unusual light string - do you have any pictures showing how both the receptacle and the Tachon connector are connected to the string?  It seems odd it would have both.  I can't be of much help dating the string, but it would be interesting to see a picture of it.

In going through some things the other day, I came across this plug and receptacle.  The receptacle is marked NOMA on the backside and I wonder if this looks similar to the one connected to the end of your light string?

Offline jonathan cassiday

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Re: noma cord
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2006, 10:37:05 am »
The plug end is a latter model piggy back plug marked noma, but it also has an end of cord connector like a traditional candelarbra based set but it is a 8 sieries set
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Offline markie4now

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Re: noma cord
« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2009, 02:48:41 pm »
Noma made these for use around doorways.
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Offline jonathan cassiday

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Re: noma cord
« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2009, 09:50:41 pm »
thanks for the information, how did you come about it? do you have a set in its original box, I would love to see it. I find it really useful having the tachon connector at the end of the string. I use it for my bubble lites on my vintage tree with a socket splitter to reduce voltage.
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