General Electric type 9323 medium-base keyed lamp socket

Description (Brief):

General Electric keyed socket for medium-screw based incandescent lamp. Brass shell with plastic shell insulator, porcelain base, mica insulating sheet in socket, plastic key molded "G.E. Co.", threaded post connector. Stamped on shell: “Edison Patents". Paper tag with socket "Cat #9323 / Key socket / 1894".

Date Made: 1894

Maker: General Electric Company

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: from General Electric Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: EM.181689Catalog Number: 181689Accession Number: 33184Maker Number: 9323

Object Name: lamp socketOther Terms: lamp socket; Socket with Switch; Components; Power and Lighting; Power and Lighting

Measurements: overall: 2 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in; 6.35 cm x 3.81 cm x 5.715 cm


Record Id: nmah_712204

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