One of eighty-six early incandescent lamps. Bambo

One of eighty-six early incandescent lamps. Bamboo filament, thick ends, arch shaped. Copper plated joint to copper (?) clip attached to platinium wires passing into hollow stem where they join to copper wires. No filament support. Teardrop shape clear glass bulb. Top pip. Plaster base, with flange, Edison screw contact, with metal button. Plaster painted brown. Edison - Tie on labels says made early in 1882. Rating not given: 16 c.p.? Label says "Presented by A.H. Allen Esq," 10th December 1914.

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Category:
Lighting
Object Number:
1923-173/74
type:
carbon filament lamp
credit:
Institution of Electronical Engineering
status:
Permanent collection

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