Need I.D. for this old Luminare!

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Need I.D. for this old Luminare!

Post by Globe Collector » Sun Jun 24, 2012 5:38 am

Hello Everybody,
Now. I'm not a luminare collector, but I know what is rare when I see it! We use to have lots of these along the Brooker Highway in Hobart then, about five years back, they ALL disappeared, almost overnight! One top entry version possibly still survives at the bottom end of Nicholson Street, Footscray, (Melbourne). Here are some pictures... Brooker Highway, Top, Nicholson Street, Bottom.
These had HP-T/MB/U 400s in them. Does anybody know what their actual make and model are?

Oh, by the way, to add two pictures, simply add one then submit it in the normal way. Then go back using the "edit" softkey and add your second picture with the "attachments" softkey. The second picture will be on top.
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Old Brooker Luminares
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Old Luminare in Nicholson Street, Footscray

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Re: Need I.D. for this old Luminare!

Post by sailormoon01uk » Sun Jun 24, 2012 8:15 am

Metrovick Trafford for 250/400w Tubular Mercury Lamp by Metropolitan Vickers, they were made around thw late 1940's to late 1950's see Photo


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Re: Need I.D. for this old Luminare!

Post by Paul » Sun Jun 24, 2012 10:06 am

Not sure if they the same thing but to me it looks more like this one maybe it's he same lantern with a deeper bowl?

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