Cobalt Blue Porcelain

1-18 Maxolite Cobalt Blue Porcelain Light Fixture Shade Industrial Barn vtg A's

1-18 Maxolite Cobalt Blue Porcelain Light Fixture Shade Industrial Barn vtg A's
1-18 Maxolite Cobalt Blue Porcelain Light Fixture Shade Industrial Barn vtg A's
1-18 Maxolite Cobalt Blue Porcelain Light Fixture Shade Industrial Barn vtg A's
1-18 Maxolite Cobalt Blue Porcelain Light Fixture Shade Industrial Barn vtg A's
1-18 Maxolite Cobalt Blue Porcelain Light Fixture Shade Industrial Barn vtg A's
1-18 Maxolite Cobalt Blue Porcelain Light Fixture Shade Industrial Barn vtg A's
1-18 Maxolite Cobalt Blue Porcelain Light Fixture Shade Industrial Barn vtg A's
1-18 Maxolite Cobalt Blue Porcelain Light Fixture Shade Industrial Barn vtg A's
1-18 Maxolite Cobalt Blue Porcelain Light Fixture Shade Industrial Barn vtg A's
1-18 Maxolite Cobalt Blue Porcelain Light Fixture Shade Industrial Barn vtg A's
1-18 Maxolite Cobalt Blue Porcelain Light Fixture Shade Industrial Barn vtg A's
1-18 Maxolite Cobalt Blue Porcelain Light Fixture Shade Industrial Barn vtg A's

1-18 Maxolite Cobalt Blue Porcelain Light Fixture Shade Industrial Barn vtg A's    1-18 Maxolite Cobalt Blue Porcelain Light Fixture Shade Industrial Barn vtg A's
18 MAXOLITE Cobalt Blue Porcelain Light Fixture Shade Industrial Barn vtg One A. 18 Cobalt Blue, dated 1918, 100 years old. Back when these lights were manufactured, blue porcelain covered steel 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 for the ones that did. These shades also have a rare ventilated top to allow heat to escape. A side effect allows a bit of light to escape also, just beautiful. These lights are as close to perfect as you will find in blue porcelain lights that are the better part of a century old. Patent date is 1918 on the socket fitters. These are the best five lights from a significant discovery, I'm extremely blessed to be able to offer these for sale. The beautiful finish on these shades vary from light to light. One is a bit darker, one is mottled, (my favorite for sure), one lighter etc.

Like snowflakes, no two are alike. (I've pictured the shades with the most imperfections). These are in A condition. B's, C's and D's are available in my other listings. In order to allow the light to function as designed, I've added a 2 inch machined aluminum extension to the original mogul base socket fitter (which is dated 1918 under the cork gasket).

This allows the bulb to extend an additional 2 inches into the shade for better illumination. Today's bulbs are far shorter than they were when this light was manufactured. The extension is also perfect for the use of LED bulbs. (Don't let your bulbs get lost in the neck).

The best of both worlds! If you require brand new UL Listed sockets for your installation, I can substitute these sockets free of charge. The wonderful original Benjaimin swivel hanger will allow the light to hang plumb even from a ceiling that is not level. It also helps protects the lights from bumps and bruises if struck. From the ceiling to the bottom of the shades is 24.

The non-original down-rods are 11 long and black. 3" and 6" also available free of charge for the asking. The length of the wire will accommodate up to a 36 inch rod, available at your local hardware store. I will include the wire-nuts, might save you a trip to the hardware store! All electrical items should be checked and installed by a professional electrician.

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 "1-18 Maxolite Cobalt Blue Porcelain Light Fixture Shade Industrial Barn vtg A's" is in sale since Wednesday, May 29, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Lamps, Lighting\Ceiling Fixtures".

The seller is "old-industrial-lighting" and is located in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Iceland, Uruguay, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion.

  • Modified Item: Yes
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Modification Description: Ground wire and 2" machined socket extension added for safety and efficiency. New UL Listed sockets available free of charge!

  • Country of Manufacture: United States
  • Featured Refinements: Barn Light


1-18 Maxolite Cobalt Blue Porcelain Light Fixture Shade Industrial Barn vtg A's    1-18 Maxolite Cobalt Blue Porcelain Light Fixture Shade Industrial Barn vtg A's