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    Posted 5 years ago

    SpiritBear
    (813 items)

    My closest guess is some kind of semaphore lamp for a railroad.

    Outside of ADLAKE, it has no markings (or lens or burner for that matter).

    It was converted to electric in an odd way. Not sure if I can find a replacement bulb for it, so I'll likely do it differently than they did when I try to fix it up.

    I'd like to know its age, use, and model number (or what is helpful so I can find a lens to fit it).

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    1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 5 years ago
      You come up with some strange sh-t ! LOL !
    2. SpiritBear, 5 years ago
      I come up with anything I come up with and try to make it interesting.
    3. SpiritBear, 5 years ago
      I had a horrible time doing it, but I got enough wire stripped to attach cord ends to. Having done that and plugged it in, it blew up with a pop and a puff of smoke. The end of the bulb partially fused to the odd dots it sat on.

      I am now using a different socket and cord. Now I need a lens.

      Help with what type? Age of this?
    4. pajrr pajrr, 5 years ago
      Adlake (Adams & Westlake) is still in business. Email them with some pix. Maybe they can help you, even with lenses.
    5. SpiritBear, 5 years ago
      Alright. I'll try that. Thank you, Pajrr.
    6. wickencrafts wickencrafts, 5 years ago
      http://www.terapeak.com/worth/works-old-antique-adlake-railroad-lamp-light-vintage-carriage-lantern/191730174232/

      Yours looks similar to this one to me
      They are calling it an adlake 10
      cheers
      b
    7. SpiritBear, 5 years ago
      Thank you for the link, WickenCrafts.
    8. wickencrafts wickencrafts, 5 years ago
      You are very welcome!


      I have been listening to demon hunter. Good stuff that you mentioned in another post.
      And then there is dead meadow
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1hhtmUFBWw
    9. SpiritBear, 5 years ago
      Looks like I have a new band to check out. Thanks again, and welcome to Collector's Weekly.

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