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Vtg 50s EXPLOSION PROOF INDUSTRIAL LIGHT with BIG 8 GLASS GLOBE! RESTORED NICE

Vtg 50s EXPLOSION PROOF INDUSTRIAL LIGHT with BIG 8 GLASS GLOBE! RESTORED NICE
Vtg 50s EXPLOSION PROOF INDUSTRIAL LIGHT with BIG 8 GLASS GLOBE! RESTORED NICE
Vtg 50s EXPLOSION PROOF INDUSTRIAL LIGHT with BIG 8 GLASS GLOBE! RESTORED NICE
Vtg 50s EXPLOSION PROOF INDUSTRIAL LIGHT with BIG 8 GLASS GLOBE! RESTORED NICE
Vtg 50s EXPLOSION PROOF INDUSTRIAL LIGHT with BIG 8 GLASS GLOBE! RESTORED NICE
Vtg 50s EXPLOSION PROOF INDUSTRIAL LIGHT with BIG 8 GLASS GLOBE! RESTORED NICE
Vtg 50s EXPLOSION PROOF INDUSTRIAL LIGHT with BIG 8 GLASS GLOBE! RESTORED NICE
Vtg 50s EXPLOSION PROOF INDUSTRIAL LIGHT with BIG 8 GLASS GLOBE! RESTORED NICE
Vtg 50s EXPLOSION PROOF INDUSTRIAL LIGHT with BIG 8 GLASS GLOBE! RESTORED NICE
Vtg 50s EXPLOSION PROOF INDUSTRIAL LIGHT with BIG 8 GLASS GLOBE! RESTORED NICE
Vtg 50s EXPLOSION PROOF INDUSTRIAL LIGHT with BIG 8 GLASS GLOBE! RESTORED NICE

Vtg 50s EXPLOSION PROOF INDUSTRIAL LIGHT with BIG 8 GLASS GLOBE! RESTORED NICE
This vintage industrial light fixture made by Wheeler during the 1950s features a stunning, explosion-proof, BIG 8.5 diameter glass globe in very good condition, as well as a 2-part cast-aluminum housing with beautiful patina courtesy of its original worn green paint and remnants of a white paint that was applied to it at some point during its roughly 70-year existence. You are purchasing the fixture as shown in the first 8 photos. The last three photos show each fixture with an optional green porcelain shade measuring 18 diameter. These vintage shades, original to this Wheeler fixture, are in excellent, glossy condition.

Note the photo showing the 8 globe alongside a 12-oz. Beverage can to show the globe's large size in proper perspective. Most older explosion-proof fixtures have 6"-or-smaller globes; those look nice, but they just don't compare to the stunning appearance of the 8" globes or the scaled-up housings that hold them. Because these big 8" globes have a 5-1/4" opening at the threaded end, you can outfit the fixture with the larger-size "Edison" bulbs, like the one shown in the photos, to further "amp up" the fixture's impressive looks.

If you want to make a statement this fixture delivers! Like all of our vintage industrial fixtures, this is the "Real McCoy, " an antique refurbished with great care (as described below in greater detail) to work safely and dependably for many more decades to come. Three feet of new wiring was added (as well as a good ground wire) to give you flexibility in how far it hangs from your ceiling. You can easily swap out its current 6" down pipe with a 1/2" iron pipe of various lengths available at any hardware store. The fixture also includes a swiveling-type flexible ceiling hanger for easy mounting to your ceiling junction box. The hanger ensures the fixture hangs plumb and gives it some "give" should it be accidentally bumped. The mogul-base socket has been outfitted with a mogul-to-medium adapter for accepting any regular, household bulb (incandescent, CFL, or LED). If purchasing an LED bulb, make sure it's rated for use in an enclosed fixture (the packaging will say so). To the lower 48 states.

Fixture height: 14 from top of mount to bottom of globe. Total fixture as outfitted with 6" downpipe and ceiling hanger: 20.5".

Globe diameter: 8.5" (though typically referred to as an "8-inch globe" these measure just slightly larger than 8"). Refurbished to the highest standards. We carefully disassemble each fixture down to the smallest screw, then refurbish each part. For example, all electrical contact surfaces are cleaned and restored, threaded surfaces are "chased" with taps and dies, and lubricants applied sparingly where needed. We keep the fixtures fully original, only replacing parts when corrosion or safety concerns dictate a new part, such as a new stainless steel screw in place of an old rusted one, or a new gasket in place of an old asbestos one. Restored and preserved to retain their natural and intrinsic vintage look. We don't "wring the romance" from fixtures by excessively removing all traces of patina. Instead, metal surfaces are cleaned lightly but completely while preserving the natural patina gained over decades.

The parts are then treated to retain the patina and prevent future corrosion. Tested and guaranteed to work perfectly. Before any fixture leaves our workshop it is tested to ensure it works properly. Please check our flawless feedback. That's because we use plenty of quality packing materials, and know through years of experience how to pack.

The item "Vtg 50s EXPLOSION PROOF INDUSTRIAL LIGHT with BIG 8 GLASS GLOBE! RESTORED NICE" is in sale since Wednesday, December 9, 2020.

This item is in the category "Collectibles\Lamps, Lighting\Chandeliers & Ceiling Fixtures". The seller is "industrial-antiquities" and is located in Urbandale, Iowa. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, China, Mexico, Germany, Japan, France, Australia, Russian federation, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.

  • Time Period Manufactured: 1950-1959
  • Wheeler: vintage industrial light
  • Vintage: Yes
  • Power Source: Electric
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Material: Glass
  • Featured Refinements: Explosion Proof Light
  • Manufacturer: Wheeler
  • Bulb Shape Code: E26
  • Brand: Antique
  • Style: Restoration
  • Antique: Yes
  • Color: Multicolor
  • Original/Licensed Reproduction: Original
  • Item Diameter: 8 in
  • Type: Industrial Light
  • Installation Area: Indoor & Outdoor


Vtg 50s EXPLOSION PROOF INDUSTRIAL LIGHT with BIG 8 GLASS GLOBE! RESTORED NICE