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OLD-STYLE CORD, PLUGS and SWITCHES

 

Rayon old-Style Lamp Wire at The Antique Lamp Co.

These rayon-covered cords are suited to all types of vintage electric lamps from before 1930. They are the safe and modern versions of the old silk-wrapped cord. The plugs and switches are also specially designed specifically to work with these cords in the rewiring of all types of lamps. Click HERE if you'd like to see Old House Journal's article about our wire and plugs.

Cord is sold in continuous lengths. For example, if you order 7 feet, you will receive one 7 foot length.


Click HERE if you're looking for the new plastic covered lamp cord

Quick links: Cord / Plugs / Switches

 
Old-Style Cord / Wire
18 gauge wire suitable for most lighting applications
These cords are not UL listed because that is no approval rating for wires that are twisted and braided. However, a UL
inspector does have the ability to approve these wires for your assembly even though they are not listed.
Sorry, NO RETURNS on cut items - please double check your needs
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Quantity Part
No.
Description Size Color Price Add to Cart
2-Wire Cord
Suitable for table lamps, floor lamps, hanging lamps and chandeliers suspended with a chain or rod
Rayon Covered Lamp Cord at The Antique Lamp Co.
Per foot Stock Rayon covered flat 2-wire cord
-Two wires, side-by-side, bonded together by insulation and covered in rayon herringbone braid.
1/4" x 1/8" Gold $1.00
White
Brown
Black
Twisted Rayon Lamp Cord at The Antique Lamp Co. Per foot ST-BR Rayon covered twisted 2-wire cord
-Two wires, each wrapped by insulation and covered in rayon braid, then twisted together.
1/4" diameter Brown $1.50
ST-BL Black
3-Wire Pulley Cord
Suitable for table lamps, floor lamps, pendant lights, hanging bulb sockets, chandeliers and other hanging lamps suspended with or without chain or rod, and hanging lamps with pulley mechanisms
3-wire Pulley Lamp Cord at The Antique Lamp Co. Per foot SP-BR Rayon covered round 3-wire pulley cord style.
-Three copper wires, each covered in insulation then twisted together, padded, and covered in rayon braid.
1/4" round Brown $3.00 Temporarily
Unavailable
3-wire Pulley Lamp Cord at The Antique Lamp Co. Per foot SP-BL Cotton covered round 3-wire pulley cord style.
-Three copper wires, each covered in insulation then twisted together, padded, and covered in cotton braid.
1/4" round Black $3.00
3-Wire Pulley Lamp Cord at The Antique Lamp Co. Per
8 feet
with plug
D30286
(pictured)
Heavy duty plastic-covered round 3-wire pulley cord with 3-prong molded grounded plug
-Three copper wires, each covered in insulation then covered in plastic.
1/4" round Black $10.00
D30287 White
 
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Antique Reproduction Old-style Plugs
Appropriate for all of the cords above
Come complete with insulator
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Quantity Part No. Description Polarized Color Price Add to Cart
Antique Style Electical Plug for Rayon Wire Each D30364 Heavy duty plug for round wire No

Black

$2.50
Antique Style Electical Plug for Rayon Wire Each B48543 Plastic plug for round or flat wire
embossed with acorns and oak leaves
Yes

Brown

$4.50
B48545

Black

B48546
(pictured)

White

Temporarily
Unavailable
B48544

Ivory

Temporarily
Unavailable
Antique Style Electical Plug for Rayon Wire Each B48540 Plastic plug for round or flat wire
embossed with vertical ribs
Yes

Brown

$4.50
B48542

Black

B48539

White

Temporarily
Unavailable
B48541
(pictured)

Ivory

Temporarily
Unavailable
Antique Style Electical Plug for Rayon Wire Each D30036 Bakelite plug for flat wire No Brown $2.50
Antique Style Electical Plug for Rayon Wire D30034

White

$2.50

 
Insulators
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Quantity Part No. Description Color Diameter Price Add to Cart
Insulators for old lamp plugs at The Antique Lamp Co.
Each B40319 Round insulators for old-style plugs
Constructed of dielectric paper board
Black
only
1.05" $1.00

 

Old-style In-line Switches
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Quantity Part No. Description Color Price Add to Cart
Antique Style Lamp Switch at The Antique Lamp Co.
Each D30940
(pictured)
Rocker in-line switch for round or flat wire

Click HERE if you need help
installing this in-line switch

Black

$8.00
D30941

White

D30943

Gold

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