Accent Lamp Repurposed Antique Graphic Arts Equipment

Antique printing equipment converted to accent lamp
MacBeth lamp casting bright light on wall Macbeth Arc Lamp product badge Tripid base on wheels Large reflector to cast big spread of light Reflector shade black on exterior Transformer portion of light was contained in this box Once operated with carbon rods Comes apart for shipping Reassemble upon receipt
Brand: MacBeth Arc Lamp
Product Code: 17257
Availability: Out Of Stock
Price: $319.00
Ex Tax: $319.00
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This lamp was used in graphics production to expose film and plates.  The fixture was manufactured by the MacBeth Arc Lamp Co. of Philadelphia.  The MacBeth company was the family business of Iredell Eachus Sr. and Jr.  It is not known when the MacBeth company was founded but numerous patents were granted for its products around 1920.
Composition - Painted steel
Condition - The arc rod mechanism has been replaced with a traditional porcelain socket and the lamp has been equipped with new wiring and an in-line switch.  The interior of the reflector has been repainted silver.  The exterior finish reflects its age and use in the form of paint scratches, light spots of surface rust and paint chips.
Age - 1920s-30s estimated
Size - 56" high (as shown) x 26" wide x 16" deep x 46 lbs lbs.  Height adjusts from 45" to 62"

Will be shipped in two boxes.  Upon receipt you will need to assemble it by screwing a pipe into the fitter on the bottom of the black box (see photos).

 

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