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Author Topic: Help identifying curious globular light bulb, circa 1911?  (Read 194 times)

Offline cdy

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Help identifying curious globular light bulb, circa 1911?
« on: June 25, 2018, 12:55:07 am »



I was wondering if anyone here could identify the maker and type of this light bulb. It was found alongside a tarantula filament Edison Mazda light bulb and a few other other artifacts from around the year 1911. I'm not familiar with antique light bulbs, but I thought the globular shape and absent base were peculiar.

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Re: Help identifying curious globular light bulb, circa 1911?
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2018, 08:32:34 pm »
Looks like a decorative type as opposed to a Christmas lamp, based on the size of the globe relative to the miniature base.  Neat little bulb!  I have no idea who made it, but there may be a stamp on the screw base that could provide a clue, but that base looks pretty rough.