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Ediswan lamp

Ediswan lamp

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A very old lug base half external frosted lamp rated at 100v 100cp made in England around 1890

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Light Information

Manufacturer:Ediswan
Lamp
Lamp Type:Focus
Filament/Radiator Type:Carbon
Base:Lug
Shape/Finish:Round half frost
Service Life:Unsure
Electrical
Wattage:100 cp
Voltage:100v
Optical
Color Temperature:Warm white
Physical/Production
Factory Location:England
Fabrication Date:1890
Application/Use:Unsure

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Aug 09, 2018 at 02:08 PM Author: Serious Steve
Super Neat!
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Aug 09, 2018 at 02:50 PM Author: rom1
beautiful and very old bulb !only one frosted side makes it even more valuable !
I am surprised that the so fragile carbon filament is intact

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Aug 09, 2018 at 02:59 PM Author: whitestar
Thank you this was nervous lighting this old thing up and have to add this is only half powered here using a variac.

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Aug 09, 2018 at 03:28 PM Author: Cal
100cp is that a typo? Must be mega bright otherwise.

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Aug 09, 2018 at 04:14 PM Author: rom1
on the 1893's ediswan catalog there is a sunlight lamp with a maximum power of 2000 CP

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Aug 09, 2018 at 04:26 PM Author: f36t8
Any idea what kind of power this would use in watts?
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Aug 09, 2018 at 06:05 PM Author: rjluna2
Wow

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Aug 09, 2018 at 09:05 PM Author: HomeBrewLamps
Yeah i have no clue how to convert CP to watts... Nice lamp!

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Aug 10, 2018 at 12:01 AM Author: Alex
Very nice old piece of history. The frosted part and the Lampholder are very cool.

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Aug 10, 2018 at 05:29 AM Author: rjluna2

Yeah i have no clue how to convert CP to watts... Nice lamp!

They measured this as the lumens rating. See at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Candlepower

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