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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 August 18th, 2019 Vintage Goldilocks nightstand lamp. The fixture should be ready for market in a week or two so visit us again at www.vintporium.com to watch its progress.

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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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In the Works

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In the Works

In the works at the Vintporium for the week of February 17th, 2019  Pistachio painted semi-flush fixture with brass highlights. The light fixture should be ready in a week or two so make sure to visit www.vintporium.com to watch its progress.  

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