Vintage Copper Medical Table Lamp Doctor Heat Light Therapy
Product Code: 17375
Ex Tax: $160.00
Vintage heat treatment lamp made by F. C. Hermann Co of Chicago as part of its Doctorheat product line. In 1940 the manufacturer was one of several who were legally prohibited from claiming fictious health benefits for infra red therapy. Some of the conditions the manufacturer claimed its lamp remedied: arthritis, asthma, boils, bronchitis, colds, earaches, influenza, insomnia, neuritis, menstrual cramps pleurisy, pneumonia, sinus trouble, and sore throat.
Adjust the angle of the arm with by loosening and tightening thumb screw.
- Composition - Copper shade and painted iron base with sunray pattern
- Condition - Base has been repainted. Lamp has been rewired with new socket suitable for standard light bulbs, and inline switch Copper finish on shade shows signs of age - see close up picture. Lamp is complete, no missing or broken components.
- Age - Late 1930s estimated
- Size - 18" high x 8" wide x 10" deep x 18 lbs