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Sylvania 175W Mercury Vapour

Here's a Sylvania Canada 175W mercury vapour.

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Filename:DSC03216 Sylvania Canada 175W Mercury.JPG
Album name:lite_lover / HID Lamps - Mercury Vapour
Company and Date Manufactured:GTE Sylvania Canada Ltd.
Model Number:H39KC-175/DX
Lamp Type:Mercury Vapour
Filesize:71 KiB
Date added:Jan 31, 2010
Dimensions:1000 x 750 pixels
Displayed:170 times
Color Space:sRGB
DateTime Original:2009:12:18 03:11:30
Exposure Bias:0 EV
Exposure Mode:0
Exposure Program:Program
Exposure Time:1/8 sec
Flash:No Flash
Focal length:7.9 mm
Light Source:Unknown: 0
Max Aperture:f/2.8
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joe_347V   [Jan 31, 2010 at 11:50 PM]
Nice lamp Darren, I also have one of these 175W Sylvania cleartops except mine was missing the circular cardboard insert when I got it.

lite_lover   [Jan 31, 2010 at 11:59 PM]
Thanks Joseph,I found this at a Restore type of new and used building materials shop (Bent Nail New and Used) it may be from the late 70's to mid 80's.Also found a Restore here in Abby,but nothing unusual there.

Form109   [Feb 01, 2010 at 02:08 AM]
Another Nice Find For you....you should take a Picture of all your BT Mercury Lamps together. Cool

Silverliner14B   [Feb 01, 2010 at 07:09 AM]
Was this the lamp you were asking me to help you date it? The base has the angled insulator, has to be '86 or later.

lite_lover   [Feb 01, 2010 at 07:25 AM]
Yes Dave this the one,looks like it's a 70 on the etch. @ Devonte,I will see what I can do.

Silverliner14B   [Feb 01, 2010 at 07:36 AM]
October '86. Lucky you had cleartops north of the border that late. I have a Sylvania 175w merc made in the USA back in '85, fully coated but with the old mogul base.

lite_lover   [Feb 01, 2010 at 07:44 AM]
Cool,thanks Dave for dating this lamp!

GullWhiz   [Feb 01, 2010 at 04:06 PM]
I have a nice Luxor lamp from 1985 and it is cleartop!

joe_347V   [Feb 02, 2010 at 12:00 AM]
@Darren I've uploaded a picture of mine in my various lamps gallery. I got mine at a Home Hardware store though. There's a few Restores near me but I've only found old fluorescents and incandescents in them.

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