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Postby mrtwills » May 22nd, 2011, 8:45 am

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I have seen a lot of these old light bulbs recently in stores and restaurants and I really like them. Does anyone know a good source for these vintage bulbs and fixtures? I know it's not "green" but I ride public transportation and carry a reusable bag to get my groceries so I'm allowing myself to splurge for the sake of interior design and warm light. :D

I'm headed to FoundRe: in Chicago today in hopes of finding them. But additional suggestions would be helpful.
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Re: Vintage Light bulbs

Postby rkuchinsky » May 22nd, 2011, 10:16 am

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They are not really old. Most commonly called Edison bulbs. There are at least two companies that make them, one under the Edison name. Nice but not cheap, around $20/bulb.

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Postby mrtwills » May 22nd, 2011, 1:21 pm

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Re: Vintage Light bulbs

Postby Robin » May 23rd, 2011, 7:56 am


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Another good source for vintage style bulbs and fixtures is Rejuvenation:

http://www.rejuvenation.com

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Postby mrtwills » May 23rd, 2011, 12:48 pm

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http://grassrootsmodern.com/2011/01/06/ ... ge-lights/

Well now that I know what they are called I came across this cool site grass roots modern and a link to a DIY project that I am going to attempt.

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Postby Eddison » May 23rd, 2011, 2:06 pm


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http://www.1000bulbs.com/category/antique-light-bulbs/

In chicago, try Lightology. http://www.lightology.com/ I don't know if they have a lamp/bulb store, so probably call them first.


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