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EARLY ELECTRICS is a small innovative lighting company. Our design studio has credentials that go back to Raymond Loewy and Philip Johnson. Here at Early Electrics you will find antique lighting, original designs using antique parts and trend setting limited editions of our own design. All of it is hand-crafted in our shop and finished to order.... RADIO GUY ANTIQUES has always specialized in the unique, surprising and often bazaar objects as art. We have been collecting, selling and renting props for over 40 years and the subject of countless features including The History Channel, NPR and The Today Show. The collection has been on loan to museums, the subject of books and was listed as one of the world’s extraordinary sights to visit by Atlas Obscura. You never know what will turn up at our shop. Every day we are asked... "Where do you find this stuff!".... Both the Early Electrics and Radio Guy Showrooms are housed in an 1880’s landmark building facing the Hudson River. This space was transformed into a showcase filled with antiques, oddities and lighting now open to the public 6 days a week.
Large Arts and Crafts 6 Bulb Chandelier
Large Arts and Crafts 6 Bulb Chandelier
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Early 20th Century American Arts and Crafts Chandeliers and Pendants
This is an impressive 26 inch Arts and Crafts stained glass globe. The colors and pattern are very pleasing and the 6 bulbs give off a nice even and warm light. The glass is complete...
1915 Automobile Headlight Lens Pendent

1915 Automobile Headlight Lens Pendent

By Early Electrics Design Studio
1915 Automobile Headlight Lens Pendent
Early Electrics Design Studio
21st Century and Contemporary American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants
For 30 years I've owned and restored all types of antique automobiles. So it was natural to look for inspiration there. Brass-Era cars were from the teens and had large highly graphi...
Double Magnifying Glass Sconce

Double Magnifying Glass Sconce

By Early Electrics Design Studio
Double Magnifying Glass Sconce
Early Electrics Design Studio
21st Century and Contemporary American Industrial Wall Lights and Sconces
This sconce is totally unique there is nothing out there like it. It takes a single candelabra bulb that looks larger in the thick magnifying glasses. With an antique style filament ...
Very Early Model of a 1909 Louis Bleriot Aircraft
Very Early Model of a 1909 Louis Bleriot Aircraft
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Early 20th Century Unknown Industrial Aviation Objects
In 1909 French aviation pioneer Louis Bleriot completed the first successful crossing of the English Channel by air. The hand built model is very old and quite fragile I'm amazed it ...
Large Classic French Bakers Rack
Large Classic French Bakers Rack
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Early 20th Century French Country Shelves
These early French bakers racks have always been a perennial favourite. They are so clean, light, useful and stylish. Perfect in a garden room or kitchen. The rustic country patina a...
1800s Post Office Window
1800s Post Office Window
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Antique Early 19th Century American Industrial Architectural Elements
This is a beautiful early US post office window. It still has the original numbered slots to sort mail, the brass mail slot reads letters. It has the original gated window ant two do...
Small Dome Brass and Frosted Glass Flush Mount
Small Dome Brass and Frosted Glass Flush Mount
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Mid-20th Century American American Craftsman Flush Mount
We have a nice collection of these 10.5 inch domed flush mount lamps. Each take two candelabra bulbs and have simple period decorative details.
Long Cage Pendent

Long Cage Pendent

By Early Electrics Design Studio
Long Cage Pendent
Early Electrics Design Studio
21st Century and Contemporary American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants
This simple and eye-catching pendent features a 12 inch long cage and long tubular bulb. The extra long bulb it's an important part of this lamps look.
Six Rod Cage Sconce

Six Rod Cage Sconce

By Early Electrics Design Studio
Six Rod Cage Sconce
Early Electrics Design Studio
21st Century and Contemporary American Industrial Wall Lights and Sconces
These simple and eye-catching sconce feature a 6.5 inch long cage and tubular bulb.
X-Ray Snap-In Sconces

X-Ray Snap-In Sconces

By X-Ray Lamp Company
X-Ray Snap-In Sconces
X-Ray Lamp Company
Early 20th Century American Industrial Wall Lights and Sconces
These are nice snap-in X-Ray Lighting Company sconces. The paint is original and may have a flake here and there. Notice the nice early curved ceramic socket reducer. This allows the...
Huge Permaflector Waffle Mercury Glass Pendants, Matching Pair
Huge Permaflector Waffle Mercury Glass Pendants...
Early 20th Century American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants
These huge mercury glass reflectors are not common and the shape on these have just the right look. They have a unique Waffle pattern. With a 16 inch diameter they must be the larges...
Deco Bank Desk Lamp
Deco Bank Desk Lamp
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Early 20th Century American Art Deco Table Lamps
This elegant Deco desk lamp has a real clean rich look to its design. The finish is all original with a beautiful brown mottled paint finish and highlighted with a bronze color borde...
Early NYC Bronze Double Subway Sconces
Early 20th Century American Industrial Wall Lights and Sconces
This is an identical pair of authentic early 20th century cast bronze double New York City subway station wall sconces. They were designed and fabricated specifically for the subway ...
1912 Trenaman Swing Arm Dental Pulley Lamp
Early 20th Century American Industrial Wall Lights and Sconces
These lamps are impossible to come by and this example is a beautiful original. All we did was rewire it with the correct reproduction fabric covered pulley wire. It swings left to r...
Impressive Milk Glass and Mirror Flush Mount Lamps
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Early 20th Century Industrial Flush Mount
We do have a pair of these in stock but have priced them per lamp. This way you can buy just one or both. These lamps are my favourite early flush mount fixtures. In fact I have a se...
Large Bell X-Ray Mercury Glass Pendants
X-Ray Lamp Company
Early 20th Century American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants
These larger mercury glass reflectors are not common and the shape on these have just the right look. With a 12 inch diameter they are one of the largest examples made by the X-Ray L...

Large Tented X-Ray Mercury Glass Pendants

By Golden Armor X-Ray Lighting Co.
Large Tented X-Ray Mercury Glass Pendants
Golden Armor X-Ray Lighting Co.
Early 20th Century American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants
These huge and rare mercury glass reflectors are not common and the shape on these have just the right look. With a diameter that is over 13 inchs they are one of the largest shades ...
Large Deep Dome X-Ray Mercury Glass Pendants, M...
Golden Armor X-Ray Lighting Co.
Early 20th Century American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants
These huge mercury glass reflectors are not common and the shape on these have just the right look. With a 12 inch diameter they are one of the largest deep domes made by the X-Ray L...
Electrified 1876 Bradley and Hubbard Rise and F...
Antique Late 19th Century American Victorian Chandeliers and Pendants
This is a nice working chain drive Bradley and Hubbard oil lamp. It was electrified keeping its original Victorian character. The drop is 42 inches and can pull down to over 56 inche...
Showy Electrified Copper Gas Lamp
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Antique Late 19th Century American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants
This is a unique copper bodied lamp with nice detail. I love the long are rocker gas valve with chains and the 12 inch diameter wire cage globe. This is the type of fixture that was ...

Mirrored Ring Reflector Pendants

By Early Electrics Design Studio
Mirrored Ring Reflector Pendants
Early Electrics Design Studio
21st Century and Contemporary American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants
We have a nice collection of these Classic mirrored ring pendants. In addition to the fluted mirror there are some subtle decorative details that make this one stand out. The most in...
Quilted Shell Snap, in Sconce
EB Studios
21st Century and Contemporary American Industrial Wall Lights and Sconces
What a beautiful, simple and elegant lamp this is. The clear glass shades have a unique quilted pattern and snap into the lamps copper frame. The glass and frame was styled after ear...
Early Style Quilted Glass Operating Room Light
EB Studios
21st Century and Contemporary American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants
We were inspired by this beautiful quilted glass to recreate a period chandelier. This is the type of lamp used in early operating rooms from 1890-1920. The shades are in the shell s...
Quilted Double Shell Snap-In Pendent
EB Studios
Early 20th Century Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants
What a beautiful, simple and elegant lamp this is. With these proportions it can be used almost anywhere. The fixture is only 6 inches tall plus whatever pipe length is desired. The ...
Large Brascolite Chandelier
Brascolite
Early 20th Century American American Classical Chandeliers and Pendants
This is a really interesting Brascolite lamp. It's has an impressive two foot diameter with a decorative horse hair plaster border. The underside is white porcelain and the heavy mil...
Beautiful Matching Pair of Large Egg Shaped Str...
General Electric
Mid-20th Century Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants
This is a perfect matching pair. I'm a Brooklyn boy and remember these out of reach street lamps lighting our stickball game. They're real classics but brought out of context they ta...
Beautiful Floor Standing Castle Light
Castle Lamp Co.
Early 20th Century American Industrial Floor Lamps
A castle light has been one of the most popular examination lamp for generations. The look is simple and clean with a bright inside reflector and handle. This floor standing model is...
Historic 1908 Theater Organ, Marimba Section
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Early 20th Century American Industrial Musical Instruments
In the first 30 years of the 20th century, a new art form took America and the world by storm. Cinema. Film. Motion pictures. "The picture show." Whatever one called it, movies capti...
Pair of Fluted Glass Gas Lamps
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Early 20th Century American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants
As always a matching pair is very difficult to find, so we will be selling as a pair only. They are a nice size with an 11.5 inch diameter. They should work well over end tables or a...
Ornate Copper 19th Century European Street Lamp
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Antique Mid-19th Century Belgian Beaux Arts Chandeliers and Pendants
When we travel I eye is always drawn to the early street lighting. This is the type of early lamp I remember lighting the narrow cobble stone streets in the historic part Brussels. T...
Bun Shaped Vaseline Pendents in Vented Copper F...
EB Studios
Early 20th Century American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants
These early elegant handblown shades are Vaseline over white sandwich glass. They have a nice even and warm glow with no filament glair. The tops are tall perforated copper gas era s...
Vented Vaseline Glass Armory Chandelier
EB Studios
Early 20th Century North American Beaux Arts Chandeliers and Pendants
Stroll into New York's Park Avenue armory and you will see the striking multi-globe lamps in the front lobby. This amazing chandelier has that early municipal look. These early and e...
Egyptian Revival Chandelier
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Early 20th Century American Aesthetic Movement Chandeliers and Pendants
This is a very elegant lamp. The warmth of the amber stained glass panels and it's cone shape make this fixture a stand out.
Museum Quality Real Full Skeletal Horse Display
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20th Century American Other Collectibles and Curiosities
The size of this skeleton tells me it was a young horse and not a massive full grown animal. That makes it an easy scale for a classroom display. It sits on a beautiful rustic pedest...
1900 Three-Sheet Theater Poster
Russell-Morgan Co.
Antique Early 1900s American American Craftsman Posters
Paper
This was an estate find and part of a beautiful collection of rare excellent turn of the century posters. They were hidden away for over 100 years. This is a rare and impressive 3 sh...

Pediatric Dollhouse Dental Cabinet

By American Cabinet Company
Pediatric Dollhouse Dental Cabinet
American Cabinet Company
Early 20th Century American Industrial Architectural Models
This is a rare piece of Americana. It's an architectural house form dental cabinet with classical columns disguising multiple drawers. It was designed for childrens' dentist offices ...
Streamlined Wood Race Car
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Early 20th Century American Futurist Models and Miniatures
This aerodynamic designed race car must have been very futuristic for its time. I believe this was a large and early tether car. There is still an inside cable to work the steering ...
1950s Detailed Driving School Model
HOHM Modelle Company
Mid-20th Century German Industrial Models and Miniatures
This impressive model is well over 4 foot long. In the 1950s European driving schools were required to teach students how the car worked as well as how to drive them. This model was ...
Large Mercedes Benz Design Model
Mercedes Benz
21st Century and Contemporary German Industrial Models and Miniatures
This was a highly finished studio presentation model that was sponsored by Mercedes Benz. The size is impressive at about 42 inches. What is most impressive is the high quality pearl...
Huge Mid-Century Modern Milk Glass Globes
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants
These late 1950s full moon milk glass globe lamps were a favorite of architects and designers of the period. They have a simple, clean and elegant design that have made them a Mid-Ce...

Large Cast Brass Arm and Milk Glass Wall Light

By Early Electrics Design Studio
Large Cast Brass Arm and Milk Glass Wall Light
Early Electrics Design Studio
21st Century and Contemporary American Industrial Wall Lights and Sconces
We have a few of these impressive sconces in stock and they are priced per lamp. The solid brass curved arm is a nice heavy casting. The flared milk glass shade is thick glass with a...
1933 Christian Dell Scissor Work Lights
Christian Dell
Early 20th Century German Bauhaus Wall Lights and Sconces
We have a few of these lamps. They are priced per fixture so you can buy just one or the collection. Designed by Christian Dell in 1933 Bauhaus school style for Kaiser-Idell. The sc...
Large Acorn Pendent
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Early 20th Century American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants
At 18 inches tall plus pipe this is an impressive lamp. The lamp definitely has an acorn look. The glass is a heavy cast clam broth color with an elongated honeycomb pattern. The gl...

6 Globe Ladder Arm Chandelier

By Early Electrics Design Studio
6 Globe Ladder Arm Chandelier
Early Electrics Design Studio
21st Century and Contemporary American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants
The arms on this unique wheel lamp are all cast iron ending with a 6 inch diameter milk glass globe. The diameter is 34 inches ant the height is 10 inches plus whatever pipe drop is ...
Very Early Guild Sign from Bayreuth Bavaria
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Antique Early 19th Century German Rustic Architectural Elements
I'm guessing that this tavern or butcher shop sign dates to the early 1800s or late 1700s. The ornate bracket is all hand formed iron with a hand painted tin sign. Travel the narrow ...
Early NYC Bronze Double Subway Pendents
Early 20th Century American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants
This is an identical pair of authentic early 20th century cast bronze double New York City subway station ceiling fixtures. They were designed and fabricated specifically for the sub...
Early American Turned Stump Butcher's Block
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Rustic Butcher Blocks
Early American made butcher's block, solid wood, with the original red milk-wash paint. Turn of the century from, circa mid-1800s. The block has an amazing patina that will only come...
"Calla" Floor Lamp by Arredoluce, Italy
Arredoluce
Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps
This is the early seen larger 11 flower Calla lamp. Its all original including the finish and has the signed floor switch. It is newly rewired. Lamp is signed... Arredouluce Monza - ...
Ten-Light Mirror Reflector Chandelier
I.P. Frink
Early 20th Century American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants
The diameter of this decagon is almost four foot. They don't get showier than this. We added the brass rods so it hangs and can be adjusted to your desired drop length.      
Large Teardrop Vaseline, Opaline Glass Sconce
Early 20th Century French Art Nouveau Wall Lights and Sconces
The size and the color of this glass shade is amazing. It's one of the largest hand-blown teardrop shades of this type that we have ever offered. The shape has the look of an early E...
Large Pair of Bronze and Vaseline Glass Sconces
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Early 20th Century Unknown Beaux Arts Wall Lights and Sconces
This is an amazing pair of ornate sconces. The Vaseline glass has a nice mellow grapefruit color and the handblown glass has a long tip at the end. The metal is an intricate combinat...
Permaflector Sconces with Rare Swivel Wall Mounts
Early 20th Century American Industrial Wall Lights and Sconces
The lamps are dated 1911 and come as a matching pair. The shade is Mercury glass and signed Permaflector.
Original 1920s Lamps from The Famous Proctors T...
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Early 20th Century American Beaux Arts Chandeliers and Pendants
These globes and fixtures are really nice originals and we have a good collection of them. The closed bell shaped domes are very unique and the tops have a rich two-tone cast crown a...
Small, Simple and Elegant Spun Brass Shade
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Mid-20th Century American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants
This is a nice simple spun brass shade it is heavy gauge with a rolled edge. The outside hde a dark brass finish and the inside is lightly silvered. There is 7.75 inch diameter and t...
Simple and Elegant Spun Brass Shade
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Antique Late 19th Century American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants
This is a nice simple spun brass shade It is heavy gauge with a rolled edge. The outside hde a dark brass finish and the inside is lightly silvered. There s 10 inch diameter and the ...
Rare Matching Pair of W.D. Allison Scissors wit...
Antique Late 19th Century American Industrial Wall Lights and Sconces
The early W.D. Allison articulated scissor lamp is on the top of every collectors list. This is made even more interesting because there is a perfect matching pair plus they are fitt...
Unique White Blue Sandwich Glass Pendent
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Early 20th Century American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants
You almost never see these jewelers pendents. The shade is a sandwich glass with a milk glass outside and a pale blue interior. The removable bottom dome is a light frosted blue. It ...
Double Vaseline Bun Pendents
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Early 20th Century American Beaux Arts Chandeliers and Pendants
We have a small number of these classic double shade pendants. Each fixture has two Vaseline glass globes. The crown is made up of a spun brass center and two cast brass decorative a...
Euro Half Globe Pendents, Pair
Mid-20th Century French Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants
These 1960s European pendents have a nice clean and contemporary look. The blue top is cast iron and the body is aluminum. The half globe is heavy glass and signed... TH.

Early Soda Fountain Counter Stoolsa

By Chicago Hardware Foundry Company
Early Soda Fountain Counter Stoolsa
Chicago Hardware Foundry Company
Antique Late 19th Century American Industrial Benches
We have a collection of matching white porcelain counter stools. The bases show some age but each is too nice an original to refinish. They all have the rare slip on foot stools plus...
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