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Vintporium Flush Mount Light Fixture Bases

10 Inch Fitter 3 1/4 Inch Fitter 3 1/4 Inch Fitter with Pull Chain 4 Inch Fitter 6 Inch Fitter 8 Inch Fitter Ceiling Light Fitters Flush Mount Pan Repair PArts Replacement Parts Sconce Shade Holders Vintage Lighting Vintporium

Vintporium Flush Mount Light Fixture Bases

The new Vintporium Flush-Mount Light Fixture Bases were created to replace the old and worn-out Post-War Era shade holder to bring new life to your vintage shades. The bases are available in chrome, satin nickel, or bronze to complement various interior designs. They are ideal for both residential and commercial spaces. Vintporium bases come in 3 1/4, 4, 6, 8, and 10-inch sizes. Order via vintporium.com links below.   ✓ Free domestic shipping ✓ Installation hardware included ✓ 30 Day return policy Order via vintporium.com links below. 3 1/4 Inch Fitter Base: https://bit.ly/45tzANG 3 1/4 inch Fitter Base with Pull Chain: https://bit.ly/3z3YuqQ 4 Inch Fitter Base: https://bit.ly/3XjpL2G...

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Vintporium Restores- Chapter 4 Pot Metal

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Vintporium Restores- Chapter 4 Pot Metal

Pot Metal had its start in the early 1920’s budding automobile industry. All the non-ferrous metal leftovers were gathered and thrown into a pot. The non-ferrous, or iron-free, metals had a low melting point making them great for castings. The pot metal mix was not at all precise. Some common metals used were lead, zinc, tin, copper, magnesium, aluminum, and cadmium.  Small amounts of iron would also find their way into the mix.          Image courtesy of NPS.gov  Many of the casted metal fixtures from the early 20th Century are pot metal and if you follow our social media...

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Vintporium Restores Chapter 2- Porcelain Pull Chain Flush Mount

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Vintporium Restores Chapter 2- Porcelain Pull Chain Flush Mount

The Restoration of A Porcelain Pull Chain Flush Mount Ceiling Fixture Vintage porcelain light fixtures are among my favorite types of antique fixtures, so its no wonder why I jump at the chance to fix these little ceramic gems. Upon the first inspection of this flush mount porcelain fixture, I knew it would need a deep cleaning. Remove the socket, socket ring, and hardware from the piece. Soak the porcelain parts in hot soapy water. This will usually be enough to get off any sloppy paint residue and dirt from the fixture. You may encounter staining or other difficult areas...

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Vintporium Restores Chapter 1- Flush Mount Brass and Cast Iron Ceiling Fixture

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Vintporium Restores Chapter 1- Flush Mount Brass and Cast Iron Ceiling Fixture

The Restoration of Antique Brass and Wrought Iron Flush Mount Ceiling Light.  I came across two of these antique brass with cast iron rosette flush mount fixtures while browsing the inventory of an online vendor. I liked the deep relief of the Acanthus leaves on the rosettes.  You never really know what you are getting from an online purchase but I felt pretty confident in the vendor's photographs and description to pull the trigger on the purchase.  Once they arrived, I had to decide if this was the type of item that would be more desirable by just cleaning it...

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In the Works

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In the Works

In the works for the week of 5/19/2019 Vintage porcelain flush mount pan fixture. The fixture features new sockets, wires, wire sheathing, mounting bracket, nostalgic coil bulbs, nickel finial, 1/8 ip threaded rod, and installation hardware. The fixture should be released to market in a week or two.    Visit www.vintporium.com to follow its progress.

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