A pair of original brass gas wall lights by Welsbach.
Manufactured in the Welsbach Gas Light Company site located along the Delaware River in Gloucester City, New Jersey. From 1888 to 1940, the Welsbach Gas Light Company held exclusive manufacturing and sales rights to the Welsbach gas mantle, a device made of fibers impregnated with oxides of thorium and cerium that produced bright white light when heated with a gas flame. Welsbach was also famous for a wide varity of beautifully crafted & elaborate wall brackets which took on the fashions of the time appealing to the middle & upper class market.
originally used for gas compete with original glass shades, these have now been professionally converted to work with todays modern electrics.
Rewired & PAT tested.
Price is for the pair.
HEIGHT: 32CM // WIDTH: 12CM // PROJECTION: 70CM
H: 32cm W: 12cm D: 70cm
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