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My lamp finial The correct brass socket ( a Bryant, red/black, shuttle push button switch with screw top) found on the 2 Queens garbage company finds shown on the first page75 mm Victory lamp
Lamp has a metal base. Attached to the base is a 75mm bullet. Inscribed on the projectile is "VICTORY Nov 11 1918 75 M/M SHELL." Inscribed on the driving band near the bottom of the projectile is a verse from Isaiah 2:4 in the Old Testament of the Bible, "THEY SHALL BEAT THEIR SWORDS INTO PLOWSHARES AND THEIR SPEARS INTO PRUNING HOOKS: NATION SHALL NOT LIFT UP SWORD AGAINST NATION, NEITHER SHALL THEY LEARN WAR ANYMORE." Affixed to the top of the projectile is an American light bulb socket, which would hold the light bulb. The socket has the inscription, "LEVINTON PATENTED 250 W 250V." The lamp cover is a WWI American doughboy helmet and has the measurements 12 cm high x 31 cm wide.
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OCLC #: 985705284
Physical Location: Special Collections — Hunter — REALIA 03574
WWI Hunter Collection
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice: [Jersey City, NJ?] : [Snead and Company?], [after 1918]
Physical Description: 1 lamp : metal ; 63 cm high x 8 cm wide x 17 cm in diameter
This photo is an example of the short harp on a socket.