Vintage PARAMOUNT 7 Lamp C9 Christmas Light Set-Swirl Flame Inside Color Bulbs-C

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  • Sold Date: Feb 22, 2016
  • Channel: Auction House

*****VINTAGE CHRISTMAS COLLECTIBLES*****

Vintage "PARAMOUNT" 7 Lamp C9 Christmas Light Set

With Swirl Flame Inside Color Bulbs

Good Working Condition

With the Original Box

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A LITTLE HISTORY

Paramount was a brand name used by The Raylite Trading Company for their lighting outfits and Christmas novelty items in the 1930-1965 time period. Raylite Company was one of the "biggies" in the Christmas lighting industry, and NOMA's largest competito

The name C9 refers to the bulb shape - C for Candle and 9 for 9/8 inch diameter. GE developed the inside-color swirl flame bulb. It isn't really paint inside but a sort of powder residue that coats the glass. When off they appear quite pale pastel colors but when lit the true color shows through, deep and strong. These didn't crack, flake or fade and were very popular.

DESCRIPTION

This is a Vintage "PARAMOUNT" 7 Lamp C9 Christmas Light Set with Swirl Flame Inside Color Bulbs. The one end of the box has catalog No. 2000K on it. This set was produced in the 1950's.

The set operates in parallel, which means when one bulb burns out or becomes loose, the rest stay lit. It would be wise to use a dimmer device on the string, which will give the
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