ANTIQUE WESTINGHOUSE STREET LIGHT PENDANT CARRARA GLOBE

You are looking at a antique Westinghouse Street light. This type light was generally used to illuminate the middle of a four way intersection and this is the reason it has the mountings for hanging from a cable. Generally they would string a cable diagonally across an intersection and hang a light similar to this from it. This looks to be a Form G pendant style high voltage series street light with a Carrara globe (refractor) and 20 inch steel reflector. They were first produced around 1919 and replaced arc lamps of similar appearance. The same light was also suspended from mast (pole) arms. They will run on 110 volts if the high voltage transformer (if still present) is bypassed and a standard bulb is used. This light is in in perfect working condition, & wired for 120. The overall length is apx. apx. 30 inches w/the globe 16 w/out. The globe is white opalescent, 14 inches tall and 9.5 diameter, there is a small chip on the rim of the globe, as shown in the photo. not noticable since its on the inside. One photo shows a little paint splatter from the house being painted,very minor. The Copper in the center is 10 inches in diameter w/a 2 3/4 inch center hole. There is a small chip on the bottom side of the reflector & some minor rust spots along the edge of the Reflector shown in photo. The Brass label is cracked &

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