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Coiled tungsten filament bulb, ca. 1915

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Coiled tungsten filament bulb, ca. 1915

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Tungsten filaments became the standard for incandescent light bulbs. Tightly coiling the filaments as in this bulb extended the life of the bulb.

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  • Title: Coiled tungsten filament bulb, ca. 1915
  • Creator: General Electric Co.
  • Creation Date: circa 1915
  • Subject Date: circa 1915
  • Media: Glass, tungsten, brass
  • Local Code: 2004.090.4250
  • Collection: Central Maine Power Company
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822

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Central Maine Power Company
Light bulbs

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