Manufactured circa 1920'-1930's by Abolite, in very low numbers. This is the only semi-shallow cobalt blue I have ever seen. It to be extremely scarce.
Back When these lights were manufactured, blue porcelain shades were far more expensive to produce than their white or green counterparts, thus they cost substantially more. So much more in fact, people rarely bought them. This resulted in fewer being produced, fewer surviving and higher cost and value for the ones that did. This example is in really nice condition, I'm continually amazed that these lights are. Of holding up so well after almost a century.There is no reason it will not look just as wonderful in another 90 years, providing light for your great, great grandchildren. The original socket is in excellent condition. Again, I'm amazed at the durability of these early Abolite lamps. To remove the ventilated neck (top), from the shade, squeeze the spring together underneath by the socket, and separate the two pieces. This light measure 16 inches in diameter and 24 inches to the top of the hanger. The original down-rod is 12 inches long. I can replace it with different. But the style or age of the down-rod might change. The original Benjamin swivel hanger will allow the light to hang plumb even from a ceiling that is not level. It also helps protect the light from bumps and bruises if struck.
The length of the wire will accommodate up to a 24 inch rod. I now offer brand new UL Listed Sockets for these lights, complete with a. Make it easy to pass your inspections. My commercial buyers love this option.I will even include the wire-nuts! All electrical items should be checked and installed by a professional electrician. I'm a very fast and careful shipper.
These lights will be packed very well. Thank you for visiting the original. It is your responsibility to ensure the items are compatible to your needs and other equipment, and are safe. The item "1-16 Cobalt Blue Porcelain Barn Lights Fixture Shade Industrial Vtg. Barn Lamp" is in sale since Saturday, September 30, 2017.
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