Unique Lamp Base

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Here is a nice and sought after UNIQUE LAMP BASE. Measures 23" high.All original and has HUBBELL sockets with saturn acorn pulls.Rewired for another century of dependable service.

THE UNIQUE CO WAS STARTED IN 1889 BY GEORGE W.BAILEY AND HELD MANY PATENTS AND WAS LOCATED AT 46 PARK PLACE NEW YORK. THEY HAD HUNDREDS OF ARTISTS AND EMPLOYEES IN TWO PLANTS IN NEW YORK. . THE 3 YEARS FROM 1905 AND 1907 WERE THE HIGH WATER MARK FOR THE CO.A PERIOD OF ECONOMIC OPTIMISM WHEN THE PUBLICS APPETITE FOR EXPENSIVE LIGHTING WAS AT IT'S PEAK.THE CO. EXECUTED VERY ELABORATE SHADES WITH THE MEAN SALES PRICE OF $35. IN 1917 THE WAINING DEPRESSION YEARS, THE CO. WENT OUT OF BUSINESS. HERE IS A CHANCE TO OWN AN IMPORTANT PIECE OF AMERICAN ART HISTORY.