Wirt Co. Dim-A-Lite Socket

$20.00

Out of stock

Description

Wirt Co. Dim-A-Lite Socket

Introduced in 1908 by the Wirt Company (now CW Industries), the Dim-A-Lite socket was made as a way to save current. It was meant to fit into any standard socket and allow dimming or brightening of the light by pulling one side of the chain or the other. Pulling the dark colored bell would dim the light, the light colored bell would brighten. More interesting info can be found here: http://lampes-et-tubes.info/il/il182.php?l=e

This item may be shippable.

This Wirt Co. Dim-A-Lite Socket is an antique item and may show wear due to age. This may include scratches, pitting, patina, finish loss, rust or other general wear. We attempt to include any significant damage beyond regular wear within the description. We make every effort to clean as much paint, dirt and rust off of items while still leaving as much of the original patina as possible.

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Additional information

Weight 4.1 oz
Dimensions 2.75 × 1.5 × 1.5 in

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