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swastika bulb ...any info on these

Article about: I have seen similar period light bulbs before, however, the ones that I have seen have been the normal light bulb shape. The one thing that the Nazi's were good at was propaganda andthis is

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    Lightbulb swastika bulb ...any info on these

    got this from a member on here , ive found a thread with broken pictures from 2008 that doesnt really say much about them

    wondered if we have any new members that can tell me anything about it at all
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    I havent seen them documented or in period photos.... so possibly 3rd reich but my guess would be another item that is used in Asia etc as a lucky charm / symbol!?

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    there is no way that is TR

    tom

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    What does it say on the side?

    Kris.

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    Museum of WWII -- Virtual Tour -- The Rise of Nazism- Museum of World War II

    this site has one..will check back later what it says

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    They were certainly used. I have seen period newsreel footage of them.

    But like Dan says just be wary of possible Asian made versions.

    Cheers, Ade.
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    Some wear I have seen a photo of these in use in front of a podium at a ceremony there were two mounted in light stands I will see if I can find the photo.

    Regards Mark K

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    wow i stand corrected maybe the nazis really did have these (bit weird though whos going to look at a light bulb)

    tom

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    id be very intrested to see anything you guys can find ..im not sure how you would know ifs its the real deal or a replica, i thought it was cool enough anyway

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    Mabey when the bulb was turned on the swastica made a shadow on the wall.?

    cheers,
    Pat

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