Handel Shade Ring

Here is a Handel shade ring. Fits the standard shade opening of 3 3/4 to 4. Has the typical signature Handel lamps and the U.S. Patent number. Excellent condition.

Jadeite is one of the minerals recognized as the gemstone jade. The other is the green amphibole, nephrite. Jadeite from the Motagua Valley, Guatemala is the stone used by the Olmec, Maya peoples, and the indigenous peoples of Costa Rica. Typically, the most highly valued colors of jadeite are the most intensely green, translucent varieties, though traditionally white has been considered the most valuable of the jades by the Chinese, known for their carefully crafted jade pieces.

Here for your consideration is a very nice Handel Lamp Base. Measures 24 x 5 at the footed base. Is properly signed and shown in the HANDEL books with high end Handel shades. Has all the original hardware and in good working condition.

Here for your consideration is an outstanding Handel lamp base. Is rare and truly a beauty. Commonly found in the Handel books with the high end shades. Has the Arts and Crafts foot with birds and foliage on the column. 3 Hubbell sockets with acorn pulls. The heat cap and finale and all in matching original brown/mustard patina. Rewired for safety.

In the early Bryant catalogs there are terms used for their socket switches. These terms are Bryant No. 1 Key Socket and Bryant No. 2 Key Socket. The term first started being used in the 1895 catalog when the duck bill switch made its first appearance on a Westinghouse base socket and called the BRYANT NO. 2 KEY SOCKET. So, in the 1895 catalog we have TWO Westinghouse base turnkey sockets — offered as NO. 1 and NO. 2 which are one each of the patent design switch and the duck bill switch.

Here for your consideration is the very highest quality leather for your furniture, chairs, stools, sofas etc. We have specialized in the arts and crafts industry with the exact dark brown color, texture and quality that was used in that opulent era of Gus Stickley with all the Stickley Bros, Roycroft, Limbert, Harden and all the others. These hides are approx. 50 square feet.

Make your lamp as authentic as possible. Here is a length of 25 feet of new wire which looks exactly like the wire that used on those good old antique lamps offered in brown or gold. Safe and easy to use, high quality 18 guage/2-wire double insulated, cord makes all your lamps both old and new look so much better! If you should have one of those hard to wire harp lamp bases, this wire is also offered in the smaller diameter wire gold only in the smaller diameter to aid in slipping into tight places. Will provide enough wire to rewire up to 3 lamps. Also have the good old round Bakelite plugs with insulators for $5.50 each.

This is an antique green glass lamp shade made in Germany. it is a 10 shade with a 2 1/4 outside dimension on the top. this is marked Germany as I tried to show in the picture. this would date it pre W.W. II. there is a couple small chips in the top which fit under the fitter. I also have the fitters if needed.

Here for your consideration is a nice set of 5 Perkins sockets. All in working order with the original patina beneath a century of dirt build up. Perkins sockets were used in many up scale lamp manufactures like Tiffany, Suess, Duffner, Bigelow etc.

Here is the marble lamp base that is used under those nice lamps like Handel and other lamp makers used. Adds stability to the lamp as the marble is heavy. Measures 8 diameter x 1 thick and has a drilled wire way through the center and out the side. Also has a cut away in the bottom to accommodate a down nipple and nut. The marble is nicely marbled and with a good polished finish, very nice workmanship.

S&T stopped producing these Gus nails many decades ago; these are old but unused stock. When these are gone, they are gone forever. $1.35 each.

Here is a Handel shade ring. Fits the standard shade opening of 3 3/4 to 4. Has the typical signature Handel lamps and the U.S. Patent number. Excellent condition.

Philip Handel joined in partnership with Adolph Eydam in 1885 to form the Eydam and Handel Company in Meriden, Connecticut. When this partnership dissolved in 1892, the remaining company was relocated to larger facilities and was thereafter known as Philip J. Handel and then as Handel and Company. The Handel Company originally incorporated on June 11, 1903 with Philip J. Handel, Albert Parlow, and Antone Teich as the primary officers. Philip J. Handel married his second wife, Fannie Hirschfield Handel, in 1906, and she became company President upon Philip Handels death in 1914. She would remarry (Fannie Handel Turner) in 1918 and managerial control of the company soon passed to William F. Handel, Philips cousin. The immediate post World War I period was one of tremendous growth and profitability for The Handel Company. However, the economic slowdown of the late 1920s and resulting Great Depression had a devastating effect on company fortunes. By 1929, most production had ceased, and manufacturing ended all together in 1936. In Handels hayday, they produced many types of high quality lamps which are in high demand. In 1902 Phillip Handel started his own in house foundry.

Here is a very nice and not often seen bell shaped emerald-light type glass shade. Measures 13.5 with 3 1/4 fitter and is cased glass with the dark Tamoshanter green glass, with white cased glass interior for light disbursement. This an old shade, not new. Throws off really a beautiful and magical light. Priced to sell.

Here for your consideration are eight properly signed BRYANT turn key brass sockets. All work fine. Will sell in set of four for $120 or all eight for $235.

Here for your consideration is a nice Handel Cluster, two Arrow sockets, riser, heat cap signed Handel and finale and apron chain pulls, ready to fit the top do any Handel lamp base.

Here for your consideration is a length of 3 1/2 feet of good old brass Handel chain. The links measure 2 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 1/4 diameter. Solid heavy brass. Many of the links are signed Handel and in that good old dark brown patina. Shipping in the U.S. Is $11.00. Also available are the brass Handel hooks.

Original Handel bent and painted panel, dimensions noted for referral to diagram a=2, b=11 1/2 c = 8 7/8 d= approximation of curve. Being offered is one panel however I have four. If you have a 24 Handel red sunset shade also referred to as the pine needle, see enclosed photo from Defalcos Handel overlay book and need panels, this is a real boon for you. An opportunity that may never reoccur and will greatly enhance the beauty and value of your lamp. The glass and pigments to make these panels is no longer available.

Here for your consideration is a very nice and early 3 brass cluster with four working Harvey Hubbell Sockets. This is as good as it gets for your good old lamp. Each socket is marked HARVEY HUBBELL Patent Dates Aug 1890, May 12 1900, July 30 1901, Feb 1 1902. They are the two screw type with acorn chain pulls. Each switches smoothly and works well. This assembly is all original, complete with a Handel finale.

In my attempt to supply all those needed pieces and parts to make your lamp whole, here is an item that saves a lot of lamps, when the shade does not fit the base. Will adapt most of those shades to most any lamp base. If the hole in your shade is 3 18 to 3 3/4 this will work nicely. Shown on a Handel base which it accommodates all sorts of shades. Has that good old dark brown patina and includes 3 pieces. The shade support, the top cap and finale.$55.00 please see the other items posted.

Here is a very nice emeralite shade that will fit all those harp and hanging lamps that have lost their shades along the way. This is an old vintage antique emeralite cased green glass oil student lamp shade globe. This measures 9 7/8 in diameter and 3 1/4 outside and 2 7/8 inside in diameter at the shades top and 5 7/8 tall. This globes emerald green cased flash two color hand blown and milkglass blown inside. Good condition no cracks or chips but does have a very small flea bite see pictures. The color thrown off is that deep tamoshanter green, not the lighter color that has some blue mixed in. This would make a great addition to your collection. Also i have a 3 1/4 fitter to make it a hanger, complete with socket, acorn chain pull and chain, however not included here.

Here for your consideration is an outstanding Volkmar lamp base. Colors are great. The chrysanthemums in full glorious bloom are raised. Really a beauty and low priced. Lamp base by Volkmar, a New York pottery company, measures a whopping 13 wide x 13 to the top of the original brass insert. That brass burner assembly is really nicely shaped. Has that good old art nouveau shape that Tiffany used. This piece is nicely detailed with strong well coordinated colors. This beauty is in excellent original condition. Also has a paper tag on the bottom Burley & Co. Chicago china & glass. Volkmar pottery was made by Charles Volkmar of New York from 1879 to about 1911. He was associated with several firms, including the Volkmar Ceramic Company, Volkmar and Cory, and Charles Volkmar and Son. Volkmar was a skilled and accredited artist had been a painter; his highly skilled designs often look like oil paintings drawn on pottery.

Here for your consideration is a very nice Handel lamp base measures 7 1/2 at the foot and stands 24. Is in the art nouveau style with its original patina and all hardware is properly signed and rewired for safety wile using the silk wound wire. This is a rare base and is shown on page 26 of the Handel metal overlay book by Robert Defalco. Prior to 1905 Handel bought most of their bases, after that year Handel built their own foundry and made their own, particularly to tightly control quality as was the case consist ant with all the Handel operations. Aantone E.Teich was responsible for the foundry operation. In the next 5 years, Handels production tripled. This fine base is priced to sell.

Philip Handel joined in partnership with Adolph Eydam in 1885 to form the Eydam and Handel Company in Meriden, Connecticut. When this partnership dissolved in 1892, the remaining company was relocated to larger facilities and was thereafter known as Philip J. Handel and then as Handel and Company. The Handel Company originally incorporated on June 11, 1903 with Philip J. Handel, Albert Parlow, and Antone Teich as the primary officers. Philip J. Handel married his second wife, Fannie Hirschfield Handel, in 1906, and she became company President upon Philip Handels death in 1914. She would remarry (Fannie Handel Turner) in 1918 and managerial control of the company soon passed to William F. Handel, Philips cousin. The immediate post World War I period was one of tremendous growth and profitability for The Handel Company. However, the economic slowdown of the late 1920s and resulting Great Depression had a devastating effect on company fortunes. By 1929, most production had ceased, and manufacturing ended all together in 1936. In Handels hayday, they produced many types of high quality lamps which are in high demand.

It measures 12 in diameter and is approx 34 long with the chain. It has a 6 1/4 fitter with 4 screw holes. Weighs almost 10lbs. The canopy is 7 in diameter.

Beautiful old signed Quezal iridescent art glass lamp shade. Fits nicely with arts and craft. Shade is 3 5/8 inches long, 4 inch diameter mouth, 4 3/4 inch widest diameter, 2 3/16 inch diameter base would fit a 2 1/4 inch fitter. Shade is in very good condition not cracked, not chipped. Signed Quezal inside the rim.

Here for your consideration is a very rare and beautiful Handel lamp base. Measures 8 wide x 21 high and is in its original superb patina which has that desirable red undertones under the rich brown. Has 3 Hubbell sockets with the original tassel chain pulls and good old plug. Signed twice and retains the the original felt with cloth Handel tag and is in good working condition. This lamp base is shown in several of the reference books usually with a great shade and commands high prices.Facts about the great American Handel Co. Philip Handel joined in partnership with Adolph Eydam in 1885 to form the Eydam and Handel Company in Meriden, Connecticut. When this partnership dissolved in 1892, the remaining company was relocated to larger facilities and was thereafter known as Philip J. Handel and then as Handel and Company. The Handel Company originally incorporated on June 11, 1903 with Philip J. Handel, Albert Parlow, and Antone Teich as the primary officers. Philip J. Handel married his second wife, Fannie Hirschfield Handel, in 1906, and she became company President upon Philip Handels death in 1914. She would remarry (Fannie Handel Turner) in 1918 and managerial control of the company soon passed to William F. Handel, Philips cousin. The immediate post World War I period was one of tremendous growth and profitability for The Handel Company. However, the economic slowdown of the late 1920s and resulting Great Depression had a devastating effect on company fortunes. By 1929, most production had ceased, and manufacturing ended all together in 1936.

Here is a very nice pair of vintage reverse painted shades. 3 1/2 in diameter, 3 tall, and with a 1 1/2 fitter hole. I have seen these shades on signed Handel sconces. Great detail and strong well coordinated colors.

Here is a very nice emeralite shade. cased glassthat will fit all those harp and hanging lamps that have lost their shades along the way. This is an old vintage antique emeralite cased green glass nice old dark green tamoshanter.

Finale & Threaded Brass Rod – $15.00

Here is a set of 4 early Edison sockets with their original japaned patina. Rare and used in upscale lamp manufacturers a century ago like Tiffany Suess, Bigelow and Duffner etc. These Edison early sockets were made with Bryant switches and all work well. Also they have the original mica insulators.

Here is a rare and hard to find a set of six early Edison sockets. They were manufactured with Bryant switches which are all present and working. Will ship with 2 extra spare switches. Each 2 1/4 fitter has an early patent number. Also there is the original fancy extent ion nozzle which is removable. They also have the original mica insulators inside each socket. The original patina is beneath the century of dirt build up. Set of six.

Handel Hubbell spider web ceiling fixture. Good condition. The lamp dealer had screw plugs in this may best test lamps. The web and workmanship is very high quality. I believe this to be a ceiling fixture. Measures 5. All four signed Hubbell sockets work.

Here is the Handel 5 shade support used for the Handel floor lamps. Good old patina with finale. Can also be used with Handel hangers. Is rare and of the arts and crafts style.

We also have the dark brass nails with the 3/4 domed head. Also have the 5/8 for stools. These nails ?old stock? were purchased directly from the 150 year old American company of Seymore & Turner that supplied these very same nails to Gustav Stickly. These nails are shown time and time again in the Gus books used on the Gus leather covered chairs, tables and foot stools.

Here for your consideration are four acorn chain pulls all 9 1/4 long. They have great dark brown patina with slight verdis green. Used for Tiffany, Handel, Wilkinson, Duffner and Kimberly, Unique, Whaley, and other high end lamps. $42.00 per set of four. One time charge for shipping and insurance in the USA $6.50.

Up for auction are 9 Hubbell lamp sockets and the socket covers they came out of. The HUBBELL sockets are all properly signed. The socket covers are very heavy nonmagnetic cast metal approx. 2 1/2 by 2 1/4. They appear to be in good condition except for some discoloration.

This is a group of 50, 3/4 bronze upholstery nails with heavy shank. Made by the 125 year old company Seymour and Turner that supplied these very same nails to Gustav Stickly. These nails are shown time and time again in the Gus books used on the Gus leather covered chairs, tables and foot stools. S&T stopped producing these Gus nails many decades ago; these are old but unused stock. When these are gone, they are gone forever!

Here for your consideration is the premier Handel lamp base. The tree trunk. Measures 24 high x 8.5 at the foot. Has all its original beautiful patina and hardware with 3 Hubbell sockets and acorn chain pulls. Is properly signed and rewired for safety.

Stunning and unusual Arts & Crafts shade. Very small at just 4 1/4 long and 3 1/2 wide (and thats the width at the wide shoulder)! A few very small flea bites at the fitter lip but none at the bottom. Looks like a HANDEL shade.

This is a beautiful vintage Stuben iridescent art glass lamp shade. It is 5 tall and 4 1/2 in diameter at the widest point, with a 3 1/2 opening at the bottom. It is in good condition with no chips or cracks.

Once again supplying good old high quality lamp pieces and parts to the antique lamp aficionado public

5 amber smooth crystal chandelier balls (lamp parts). These crystal balls measure 1 3/4 in diameter and have a raised area with a small hole for a wire to hang. These spheres can be used for a variety of decorative ideas and are especially radiant in the sun or other light, they really perform. I have had them as lamp pulls as shown. All five $75.

Here for your consideration is a very nice 24 Handel bamboo lamp shade. Can be hung or floor based or if one had a big Handel table base, that would certainly work as well. I have one of those as well, however this sale is for the 9 panel Handel shade only. All glass is original and with no repairs as is the overlay very good and properly signed. Priced low to sell. Also this lamp appears in most Handel books.

Here for your consideration are a number of Handel Bryant lamp sockets with acorn pulls. They have nice brown patina and work well and are dated 1907.

Here is a wonderful vintage Loetz shade. Measures 9 x 5 with the standard 2 1/4 fitter. Has the rare and beautiful cracked ice finish and is in excellent condition. This is the shade that could be used in all those Handel and tiffany harp lamps that have lost their shades along the way. This fine piece was made by Loetz a Hungarian / Bohemian co at the turn of the 19th century.

Here is the Handel hanger assembly that will properly hang all those big shades. Has five Hubbell sockets with acorn chain pulls. Very rare and hard to find. Phillip Handel established his lamp factory in 1885 on the corner of Miller and Catlin streets in Meriden, Connecticut Handel hired the most talented artists and professionals available and made reversed painted and leaded shades. Chipped ice shades were produced and relatively unique to Handel and signed by well known artists as Bailey, Palme, and Parlow. The chipped ice was created by painting the shade with fish glue and heated to 800 degrees Fahrenheit. The contraction of the glue in the cooling process caused the textured finish. The Handel Company Ceased operation in 1936 as their designs succumbed to the new art deco aesthetic, but few other vintage lamps are as avidly collected today. This hanger assembly was under several patents by Handel whom fiercely protected and quickly sued any transgressor.

Original Pittsburgh Owl lamp base standing 22-1/2 tall from the bottom of the base to the top of the finial in excellent condition. Has the original finish with three vintage sockets and long Saturn pull chains. Has been rewired with the old cloth type cord with the old vintage plug. This Properly signed Pittsburgh lamp base is as nice as it was produced nearly a century ago. The PittsburghPilabrasgo Co. was started by Nicholas Kopp in 1900, a chemist known for his knowledge and ability to hand mold and color beautiful lamps that were very popular until 1926, when the company bankrupted. Now the upper end Pittsburgh lamps are popular and command high prices. Brings joy to the home every day of the year.

Here for all those Handel lamps that have lost their shades along the way. These two copper shades are in good condition and retain their original dark brown patina. Measure 10 x 5 x 2 1/4 fitter. Both are properly signed as shown.

Here is a beautiful ruffled shade. 11 1/4 x 4 x 2 1/4 fitter. Has great, crisp detail and profusion of colors. Magical when lit up. Circa 1920.

Here is a Handel heat cap / shade support. Its the standard 3 3/4 size with nice dark patina. Has the arts and crafts square cut outs. Excellent condition. Shipping and insurance anywhere in the us $4. Will ship overseas.

Classique Lamp Co. was in Chicago for many years and was known for their high quality lamps. The reverse scenic painting was done in the dimple heavy applied paint style. Great attention to detail in their high quality shades and outstanding bases.

Here are the rare and sought after Handel lamp parts. Shown is the three socket cluster the riser nipple and finale. Because one may not need all three, they are being sold separately. For those that need longer riser nipples, I have a few others up to 4 long.

This jadeite cased glass shade measures 10 1/2 diameter and 3 3/4 high. The small opening is 2 3/4 inside diameter, and the large opening is 9 3/16 outside diameter.

Here is a lamp collectors dream. All those very small threaded screws that secure / lock the sockets to the lamp seem to be always missing. Yet, they are very important, a detail that is often overlooked. All the socket manufactures standardized in the size and threads per inch. Here is a chance to buy a packet of 10 for $6 bucks each, a lamp collectors must. Shipping is included to anywhere in the U.S.

Here for your consideration is a perfect Rookwood table lamp base in the Arts and Crafts lagoon green glaze. Embossed with flowers and leaves. Base marked XLVI (1946), mold number, and a hand inscribed 39. No X . This wonderful base is not a seconds or flawed in any way. No damage whatsoever, no repairs. The pottery itself is a bit over 11 1/2 inches tall. In total with harp they are 26 3/4 inches tall. The parts all match, and factory original, and the pot is a factory lamp, not drilled vases. Work great, cord look new, socket and everything else old. Could go nicely with retro mid century mod or Arts and Crafts dcor. A rare piece and good investment. 1879, Maria Longworth Nichols, daughter of a prominent Cincinnati family, formed Rockwood Pottery in 1880 which proved to be a great success. The following year, Nichols hired Clara Chipman Newton to serve as administrator and Albert R. Valentien as the first professional decorator. In 1889, Mrs. Nichols turned over the pottery to William Taylor, the man who had previously managed the firm. During the last two decades of the nineteenth century, Rockwood standardized a smooth, highgloss, brownish-golden glaze over even color transitions. By the early twentieth century, the Rookwood factory followed the new trend of mat glazes created by William H. Grueby for his pottery. Rookwood is highly sought after and collected today.

Box of 10 Hubbell Bakelite Canopy/Pull Light Switches

Here for your consideration is a very early antique Kerosene Lamp Shade signed Handel 825 is original. This shade measures only 6 in diameter by 6 tall and is in perfect condition with its original 3 diameter brass ring at the top. Hand painted on two sides, great detail and artistry with well coordinated colors. The bottom hole is also 3 in diameter. Somewhere out there is a small Kerosene or electrified Handel Lamp waiting for this shade. $265 plus shipping.

Arts and Crafts mesh copper lamp shade with hammered brass strips? Needs finial. Attached to metal frame with round bronze brads. Measures 9 high x 9 diameter at the top.

Here for your consideration is a very nice and heavy canopy and fitter. This item is a combination of brass and copper. It has cast brass leaves – very good quality. It is certainly the hanging hardware for one of the high end lamp manufacturers. May be a Morgan.

Make your lamp a winner. Here for your consideration are six of those hard to find brass, acorn chain lamp pulls. They are the nice long 9 length to fit any application. $50 for all six.

The bar has just been raised for lamp repair. For those lamp aficionados out there, here is the greatest wear out piece on the lamp and the one that has the highest potential hazard factor for failure and fire. Here is the chance to replace all those worn, frayed cords with the proper rayon wound, double insulated cord. Offered in brown and gold. This cord is a generous eight feet long. Add $2 for each additional foot beyond eight feet. The cords are attached to a replacement Bakeolite wall plug with face insulator. The wire is captured and sealed to the plug with the added feature shrink tape which also inhibits wear at the wall connection. Extra plugs alone are $6 each. Shipping and insurance on any sale is $5. This is your best lamp investment one could make and the best proactive safety decision for ones family.

Here is lovely Enamel Hand-painted Shade decorated with flowers in good detail and colors and fired onto glass. There is no damage at all. Fitter opening is 2-1/4, and it is 6 inches tall and the bottom is 4-1/2 inches. Shade is a very lovely piece throws off beautiful light and can be used in a hallway of entrance foyer.

Martin Back and Thomas Johnson both worked for Louis Comfort Tiffany broke away, utilized their immense talent and founded their own company in 1901 called the Quezal Art Glass and Decorating Company. Their co. enjoyed popularity with good sales,however did not have the depth to compete with tiffany although their lamps were superb. The company closed down in 1925.

Thousands of years ago,the ancient Greeks felt there is real power in the spheres. There is geometry in the humming of the strings… there is music in the spacing of the spheres. Pythagoras Pythagoras. The History of Philosophy (c.1660) by Thomas Stanley.

Here is a very nice Handel Teepee heat cap with finale. Nice dark patina. This is the heat cap found on the better handel lamps.

Here for your consideration is a very nice properly signed BRADLEY AND HUBBARD lamp top complete. Has two nice working HUBBELL sockets with acorn chain pulls. Ready to go.

Here Is a very nice and rare CLASSIQUE LAMP BASE. All original and complete great patina, properly signed and ready to go.

Here are are very nice pair of heavy brass wall sconces. They take 3 1/4 fitter shades. Wiring is good and ready for installation. Each measures 17 long and bracket is 5 1/4 wide. Neat looking lights. Priced to sell.

Here for your consideration are 3 fine Greek key shades, old and really cool. Measure 5.5 x 4 with the 2 1/4 fitter. One shade has a tiny nick as shown. The symbol of the Greek key is from thousands of years ago from Greek mythology. Has been popular through the centuries and even so now. Shades priced to sell.

Here folks are some very hard to come by pieces and parts for those nice old lamps. Shown is the early 2 screw HUBBELL socket in very nice dar

Each hide is $190.00 which is much less then can generally be found and generally not of superior quality. Shipping in the US is $15.

Here for your consideration is a very Nice Handel Lamp base, usually found with the upscale reverse painted Handel shades. Measures 23 x 8 has its original beautiful patina with 3 Hubbell sockets with acorn chain pulls. Is properly signed HANDEL. Rewired for safety.

Here are four very nice PERKINS sockets, complete with working switches all in good working condition. The PERKINS sockets were used in the high end lamps, TIFFANY, DUFFNER AND KIMBERLY, WILLIAMSON, HANDEL, SUESS, MORGAN, BIGELOW AND KINNARD. $195 FOR THE FOUR SOCKETS.

Once again, please see the sale of this box of 10 very old but new HUBBELL switches, still in the box.

Philip Handel joined in partnership with Adolph Eydam in 1885 to form the Eydam and Handel Company in Meriden, Connecticut. When this partnership dissolved in 1892, the remaining company was relocated to larger facilities and was thereafter known as Philip J. Handel and then as Handel and Company. The Handel Company originally incorporated on June 11, 1903 with Philip J. Handel, Albert Parlow, and Antone Teich as the primary officers. Philip J. Handel married his second wife, Fannie Hirschfield Handel, in 1906, and she became company President upon Philip Handels death in 1914. She would remarry (Fannie Handel Turner) in 1918 and managerial control of the company soon passed to William F. Handel, Philips cousin. The immediate post World War I period was one of tremendous growth and profitability for The Handel Company. However, the economic slowdown of the late 1920s and resulting Great Depression had a devastating effect on company fortunes. By 1929, most production had ceased, and manufacturing ended all together in 1936. In Handels hayday, they produced many types of high quality lamps which are in high demand.

Here for your consideration is a very nice Hubbell socket, properly signed with long chain and acorn pull. This socket is the most sought after and a must for the finishing touches to a Handel,Tiffany,Wilkinson,miller Suess,Duffner and Kimberly, Pairpoint, Bradley and Hubbard, Jefferson, Pittsburgh, Stickley, Roycroft, Limbert, and many other good lamps. $75 each. I actually have a set of five of these nice Hubbells in the shown patina and another set in the dark brown patina. All are in good working condition.

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