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Filament Bulbs

Filament light bulbs, sometimes referred to as Edison light bulbs, antique light bulbs, and vintage light bulbs, refer to modern bulbs reproducing the appearance of carbon or early tungsten-filament incandescent lamps. Most of these bulbs are reproductions of the wound filament bulbs made popular by Edison Electric Light Company at the turn of the 20th century. They are easily identified by

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I would like to use LED but I don’t like the bright, white, clinical look.

The bright white of the ‘daylight’ colour temperature certainly isn’t everyone’s favourite. Most LED bulbs or light sources are available in a choice of colour temperatures. Some people prefer a ‘warm white’ colour, which more closely resembles the colour of conventional incandescent bulbs, or a “natural” colour – somewhere in between. See Colour Temperature for

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Lamp Shade Fittings

The way that shades attach to the lamp base is often the area of greatest concern when you are selecting a replacement shade “will it fit on my base?”. We are going to try to cover the most common here; The “standard” type fitting – where the lampshade has a “shade ring” which fits onto an

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