Who says old stuff don't work...?

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Who says old stuff don't work...?

Postby jwesevich on Tue Mar 27, 2012 3:44 pm

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Emma F. Brown House 1897
Model for: Barber's "Modern Dwellings" Catalog 27E
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Re: Who says old stuff don't work...?

Postby lupinfarm on Tue Mar 27, 2012 8:36 pm

Cool link jewesevich...Love the picture of the board of directors. I love old and antique every day items. They are the "Unsung
hero's". When I moved into my little Victorian and we were cleaning up and removing old and dangerous lighting fixtures in a
an outside light attached to the top of the house I found a old light bulb which was flat on top instead of rounded. It weighs
a ton and I use it as a paper weight.
putting the 18 back in my 1872 Victorian farmhouse.
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Re: Who says old stuff don't work...?

Postby Texas_Ranger on Wed Mar 28, 2012 9:04 am

Fascinating stuff!
I think the survival rate of modern incandescent bulbs would be somewhat similar though - they only have a reputation for being somewhat short-lived when used, not in storage.
The bad thing with electricity : it almost always works.

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