Vintage C-6 "Pennant" Electric Christmas 8 Light Set - No.400A - C6- Works Nice!

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  • Sold Date: Mar 17, 2013
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*****COLLECTIBLE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS*****

Vintage C-6 "Pennant" Electric Christmas 8 Light Set - No.400A

C6 - Works - Nice!

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A LITTLE HISTORY

Pennant in the brand name the Raylite Trading Company used to sell their lighting sets in Canada. The thin cardboard
box with the permanently attached lid, is a sure sign of 1930s manufacture. This Pennant set pictured below sold for only about 39 cents then.

DESCRIPTION

This is a vintage decorative box with a set of 8 Cone-shaped C-6 miniature base bulbs. It has "PENNANT" on the box trees on all the sides. It has catalog number No. 400A. Inside is a cloth covered string of 8 C6 cone bulbs with the older General Electric lamps with the gold base. There are 4 spare bulbs included.

The set operates in series, which means when one bulb burns out or becomes loose, they all go out. A dimmer device would save these bulbs a lot longer and still give you enough light.

This string is in Good+ Condition. I cannot say that the string is original. It works and all the bulbs light. The bulbs are NOT all original to the set. The bulbs are all gold base GE bulbs with very slight paint chipping. Four (4) spare bulbs are included. There is no evidence of
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