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Author Topic: Help ID this light please  (Read 3975 times)

Offline cac

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Help ID this light please
« on: December 12, 2008, 06:20:58 pm »
Anyone know the name of this vintage xmas light? It's about 2?", c-6 base, pierced metal with glass point on top and sectioned glass around the center. This one's yellow, I also have blue, red and green. TIA

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Offline Tim

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Re: Help ID this light please
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2008, 07:42:26 am »
Hi,

Welcome to the forum and thanks for sharing the pictures.  According to the Chipps/Oslon book, these are simply referred to as Flying Saucer Lights, circa 1935, made in Japan, with a listed value of $25 each.  I often think of the 1950s as a more appropriate time frame for UFO pop culture, but the book says 1930s and the lights do have that older look.  Regardless, I?m not an expert but I think these are difficult to find and desirable ? nice find!

(copying the pictures from the original post here for longevity)

Offline markie4now

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Re: Help ID this light please
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2009, 02:07:14 pm »
These lights were manufactured in 1935 and are called "Neolights".
I love all things Chriistmas and have collected for many years!