Here is a Beautiful Antique. This is an antique Verdelite Bronze Desk Lamp with.
A heavy cast iron insert beneath the base to provide counter balance weight. It retains a wonderful dark bronze patina which was a finish option at the time of its production. The base measures 7 " x 7" and the height is 18 and is attractively embossed and retains original patina as does the arm supporting the shade. There is a wing nut adjustment at the top of the arm and at back of the shade for various positions.
The old pull chain socket switch works excellent. Iring is new (period) cloth cord with the original button plug.
Everything else on this lamp is 100% original. The Verdelite brand was a high-end product of the Faries Manufacturing Company of Decatur, Illinois. This lamp is as gorgeous as the day it was manufactured , plus this lamp, as old and rare as it is, still works perfectly. Overall this lamp is in great condition for being a 100 years old.
It has the date May 8, 1917 on it. You will not find many like this anymore and if you do the price is hundreds of dollars more than this wonderful gem.
This will be a lovely addition to any collection or to use and display in your home. NO RESERVE ON THIS ITEM!This lamp will be professionally packaged. It will be insured for the sale price. This lamp will be packed very well!
The item "VERDELITE DESK LAMP CASED GLASS SHADE 1917" is in sale since Sunday, February 11, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Lamps, Lighting\Lamps\ Electric\Table Lamps". The seller is "thefarm975" and is located in Canton, Georgia. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Russian federation, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica.