At Post Industrial Design in Footscray in March we are showing a range of lighting components with the work of sculptor Jos Van Hulsen.
A Restored pottery lamp with bakelite and Edison bulb looks great with the larger Plum spiral type globe. This a metalic glaze 70’s type lamp and we fitted a switched bakelite lampholder and rewired in 3 core brown braided flex. These bulbs tend to go a gold color over time as the tungsten vaporizes on […]
Restoring an Edwardian lamp on Christmas Eve. Thanks Jason for sending this photo of his restoration of and Edwardian looking lamp. He has used a squirrel cage teardrop Edison style globe with a Brass ES27 fitting. Needs some sort of small shade I reckon and perhaps the original glassware shade will go back.
Vintage Bakelite lampholders Edison ES27 to suit fancy old fashioned bulbs and lighting situations.
Our quality brass lighting hardware come from a manufacturer in the UK that has been making light fittings since 1840.
Lightbulb manufacturing shot at the Righi factory in Switzerland where they have been making these light lightglobes for around 100 years
Thanks to Jeremy from the Seddon Wine Store for passing on our details to patrons about our Edison Vintage light bulbs.
Hard work to sort out the best way to use available and specialist fittings for best effect. This is the first attempt without the cord grip in place just to get a look at the fitting in the open.
The PLUMEN 001 is the world’s first designer low energy light bulb.
We are testing some imported Bakelite lampholders at the moment that just arrived. Not sure these are compliant and the internal mechanism leaves a bit to be desired.