Superb Mid Century Atomic Flying Saucer Light - Vtg 50s Hanging Retractable Lamp
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Superb Mid Century Atomic Flying Saucer Light - Vtg 50s Hanging Retractable Lamp:
Up for offer is a fantastic, vintage saucer lamp. It is a great looking, mid-century pull down light, similar to those of "Mad Men", Moe Lights,and Lightolier. We can vouch for its authenticity because we removed it from a home we purchased that was built in 1950.The lightlooked as though it had hung in the same spot in that house for over 60 years, and itwas in working order when we removed it. The lampis about 18" across and isa gold-colored metal which we believe is lacquered brass.The conditionof the lamp isexcellent and incredible for its age. Please note the cool pull down wood handle at the bottom of the lamp in the main photo. The retractable cord pulley works. It has the original wiring and mounting bracket. The round metalpiece that holds the cord above the lamplooks perfect, with no scratches or pitting. The cone-shaped top of the lamp is near perfect with only one tiny scratch. The metal ring that fits between the two shades looks perfect. Thewasherat the bottom of the lamp showssome deterioration of the lacquer. The electrical cord issomewhat frayed but still usable.Theceiling canopy is in fair to good condition, with somepaint around the rim and some minor blemishes.Under the canopy are two labels, indicating that this fixture was union made and inspected by Underwriters Laboratories.The lamp hasbeautiful original glass shades with no cracks or repairs.There is a small chip in the edge of one shade, underthe bottom washerthat is not visible when the lamp is together. The lamp holds three bulbs. Overall great shape for a vintage fixture. Please see photos for more details. This would be a stunning addition to any mid-century home.
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