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The electric lamp of which this Alacite body was a part was made by Aladdin in 1940. It was called G206. It is made of Alacite glass, and, being Pre-WWII, contains uranium, --- so it glows under a black light. The base originally had a metal stand that was marked Aladdin. Unfortunately, this piece is not marked.

The body weighs 1-1/2" lbs. It measures 8-3/4" tall and 4" at the widest point. The bottom opening measures 2-5/16" in diameter outer rim to outer rim, and 1-3/4" in diameter inner rim to inner rim. The top opening in the cap measures 1/2" in diameter.

Condition: No chips, cracks, or scratches. There is a 1-1/2" x 2" area at the bottom of one side where the alacite material seems to be thinner than the rest. (See last photo.)

(Inventory item F13)

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Aladdin Alacite VASELINE Electric Lamp Base G206

Overview

  • Vintage Supply from the 1940s
  • Materials: alacite, glass, vaseline, custard, uranium
  • Only ships within United States.
  • Feedback: 549 reviews
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