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    Vintage Lighting Can anyone identify this light??

    1.25litre soft drink bottle for scaleCable is rubber but still very old. I hope that is enough photos of the details
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    Vintage Lighting Can anyone identify this light??

    This is the one I suspect is asbestosThis is the taped version on the later ones which isn't madern elctrical tape almost look like a black pastic bag
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    Vintage Lighting Can anyone identify this light??

    ok…….That was an extensive reply and I must say a lot of it went over my head. Unfortunately I am not familiar with these type of lights at all. I will endeavour to take some more photos and read this over again with the light in front of me to see if I can follow it better that way. The guy I...
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    Vintage Lighting Can anyone identify this light??

    Only Barton images I can find look quite different…… David any ideas where I can take this in Melbourne to get a 1K globe to try?? Tried contacting furse…. Hi We don't think it is a Furse unit (gone back as far as 1966). Could be very early Strand, Altmann or even Major brand. Sorry we...
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    Vintage Lighting Can anyone identify this light??

    If I put a 1k lamp in a 2k light will it blow? or a 2k lamp in a 1k light? Which is the worst scenario to try?? The glass is 255mm Dia so 10", so that would be the 10….what is 8F? There are 12 ribs in the glass. Where ever it came from it was imperial measurements!
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    Vintage Lighting Can anyone identify this light??

    Thanks guys. Scrolling through pages and pages of google images has come up with anything that looks like this light It looks a little like these century lights to me, well only in the top raised sheet metal the door is different and mine is double walled. THREE Vintage CENTURY Stage Lights -...
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    Vintage Lighting Can anyone identify this light??

    Hi Guys, I have just purchased an old Fresnel light and it is big! Makes my strand vintage spots look like desk lamps. The fresnel light has no brand markings on it that I can find I think there may have once been one in the centre of the rear door, but no there is just a hole. The nuts which...