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Birdseye Floodlight Bulb
1941

1,500-watt bulb
In this October 1941 publicity shot, a young woman displays a high-powered Birdseye floodlight bulb, developed by the Wabash Appliance Corporation of Brooklyn, NY. The inside of the bulb was lined with pure polished silver to form a permanently brilliant reflector that would not be dimmed by dirt, fumes, or smoke. The Birdseye was designed for use in industrial plants, auditoriums, and stores with high ceilings. The bulb shown here was the 1,500-watt industrial size. Twelve smaller sizes were also available.

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