Swan keyless lamp socket

Description (Brief):

Swan keyless lamp socket, about 1881. Swan hook & loop base with two knurled contacts, brass tensioning spring, threaded cone connector. Wood body, lamp held in place by wire spring contacts. Screw-pin socket mount. No extant maker's marks.

Date Made: ca 1881

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: from International Business Machines, Inc., William J. Hammer Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: EM.241402.117Accession Number: 241402Catalog Number: 241402.117

Object Name: Socketlamp socketOther Terms: Socket; Components; Power and Lighting; Power and Lighting

Measurements: socket: 1 5/8 in x 1 3/8 in x 7/8 in; 4.1275 cm x 3.4925 cm x 2.2225 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-3f13-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_708033

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