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Westinghouse Lumiline 40W white lamps, virtually NOS!

These found their way in the fluorescents bin. They obviously have been mistaken for fluorescent tubes!

The most surprising thing though is... they all work! Needless to say it's amazing to see a lit lumiline IRL for the first time!

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Album name:Vince / Collection of incandescent lamps
Rating (1 votes):55555
Company and Date Manufactured:Westinghouse | 1970s estimated
Lamp Type:Incandescent
Filesize:365 KiB
Date added:Jun 04, 2013
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rjluna2   [Jun 04, 2013 at 10:11 PM]
Ooooohhhhh Mmmmmmyyyyy GGGggggg------- Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Westy lumiline Cool Cool Cool Cool Cool Cool

Fantastic find Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy

That is really amazing find, unbelievable!

Silverliner14B   [Jun 04, 2013 at 10:14 PM]
they are canadian made, our westinghouse lumilines at least 60s-80s ones in the usa dont have the vertical etch.

joe_347V   [Jun 05, 2013 at 05:29 AM]
Shocked Very nice! Sockets for these are still available on eBay but I'm not sure about the fixture.

A side note, one of the Canadian Tires here sold GE 40w Lumilines (in the fluorescent section lol) up to 2009.

migette1   [Jun 17, 2013 at 11:41 AM]
Never seen I guess almost as rare as hen's teeth, how are they connected?

rjluna2   [Jun 18, 2013 at 01:43 AM]
Here is an example how it connected posted at Details of Lumiline Connection Very Happy

streetlight98   [Jun 18, 2013 at 02:17 AM]
so these run on line voltage or do they need a ballast of some sorts?

joe_347V   [Jun 18, 2013 at 02:54 AM]
These should run on straight 120v.

Interestingly when the F15T8 was in development during the 1930s. They proposed using Lumiline end caps on them (probably to save production costs) and running them with instant start ballasts.

They later switched the bi-pin base we know today as the early instant start ballasts were too lossy for use and probably since they were eating lamps.

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