An original Edison Swan Electric Co Ltd Lamp turned up in an estate this week and we were lucky enough to examine the contents and packaging. There is a great deal of quite interesting history surrounding this particular lamp and the Johseph Swan Thomas Edison corporate and scientific relationship. The light globe we have is […]
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.
Lightbulb manufacturing shot at the Righi factory in Switzerland where they have been making these light lightglobes for around 100 years