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General Electric LumiLine

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Here is General Electric LumiLine light with fixture that my Grandfather made.

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Light Information

Wattage:60
Lamp Type:Clear
Dimensions:F15T8
Voltage:120
Filament Type:Coiled coil
Lamp Shape:F15T8
Socket Type:Recessed Cap
Fixture Location:Free standing

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May 06, 2009 at 05:51 PM Author:
I have the same lamp but in new old stock!!!
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Aug 09, 2009 at 03:34 PM Author: lightman64
What is this thing? Whats the point?

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Aug 09, 2009 at 03:55 PM Author:
Kind of looks like a clear fluorescent, but it's indeed an incandescent lamp! I like this type of lamp too, really neat
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Aug 09, 2009 at 10:09 PM Author: Medved
Actually household fluorescents get their bulbs from these lamps...

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Aug 09, 2009 at 11:54 PM Author:
Lumiline lamps were popular pre-1980s. They were incandescents that took the form of a fluorescent tube. Medved, your comment doesn't make any sense, either from lack of knowledge or language barrier. And lightman64, I am surprised. Why ask what's the point if it's a lamp someone is showing?
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Aug 10, 2009 at 04:19 AM Author: rjluna2
I have this http://www.lighting-gallery.net/gallery/displayimage.php?pos=-33791 light up.

Pretty, please no more Chinese failure.

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Aug 10, 2009 at 08:14 AM Author: lightman64
I wasn't sure of the function of the lamp was. It is pretty cool though. No harsh feelings towards anyone. Could these be installed in a regular fluorescent fixture?

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Aug 10, 2009 at 11:15 AM Author: rjluna2
@lightman64: The socket are totally different from the fluorescent lights. They are detachable caps that you affix to the light and plug to the socket. See the light information. Perhaps I should post the fixture without the light to see what it looks like.

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Aug 10, 2009 at 12:01 PM Author: Medved
@lightman64: I think you will have problems with voltage/current rating. The incandescent is most likely designed for 120V operation on a voltage source (mains dictate the voltage, lamp then the current), while the fluorescent ballast is rather a current source (the current is given by the ballast, voltage by the lamp; the current does not change much with the lamp voltage). Even if nominal values are OK, tolerances (in both lamp and ballast) would cause the lamp would run strongly under- or over-driven.

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Aug 10, 2009 at 03:25 PM Author:
This lamp here is merely nothing more than an incandescent lamp, but in a tubular form. It couldn't be used in a fluorescent fixture; the endcaps aren't even designed for installation into a fluorescent lampholder. I remember seeing these lamps for sale YEARS ago (at LEAST 25 years ago) and I think they were used to light display cases or in other applications where a tubular lamp would be more desireable.
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Aug 10, 2009 at 04:48 PM Author: rjluna2
@Lightman64: Here is the detail I posted at http://www.lighting-gallery.net/gallery/displayimage.php?pos=-37538

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Aug 10, 2009 at 05:19 PM Author: vintagefluorescent
O.K. I guess I should chime in on this one. 1st of all thats one neat bulb !!!

Lumilines Played their role in a number of lighting applications over the years.

1. Serving area`s in cafeterias 1940`s through 1950`s (Light up food displays you see as you slide youre tray along)

2. Art deco wall lighting in the 1940`s & 1950`s (In homes & movie Theatres)

3. Recessed up in Ceiling lighting Behind frosed glass ( Dining rooms & stores)

4. In restrooms both public & residential.

Although the fixtures for these were attractive & cheap the bulbs however were not - This although was a great alternative for people who did not like having to deal with fluorescent bulbs, ballasts & starters.
If the bulb went out you simply replace it.

Occasionally the fixtures will pop up on e-bay & its easy to confuse this with a fluorescent fixture - The tip off is the fixture is not deep enough to employ a ballast.

Hope this helps.
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Aug 10, 2009 at 05:28 PM Author: lightman64
Thanks for all the info, this is one really cool lamp/fixture!
Ill look on ebay for them....

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Aug 10, 2009 at 05:39 PM Author: vintagefluorescent
Henry AKA dimbulb just posted a picture of his pair so you can get an idea how these look.
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