Replica 1920s lightbulb voltage tester with a bar inside it

Restoration Hardware’s “1920s German Light Bulb Voltage Tester Bar” sells for $2000. It’s a replica of a century-old refitted German lightbulb voltage tester salvaged from a German factory, and it oozes Weimar decadence. It weighs 265lbs. 1920s German Light Bulb Voltage Tester Bar (via OhGizmo) READ THE REST

I hope that ‘just gimme the bottle, dammit!’ hatch on the front there is functional, or I’m out.

So… a very distressed globe bar.

There’s more than one way to get lit up!

Booze must be the mediator between the head and the hands!

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Chaplin’s Modern times meets Visconti’s damned.

I would imagine it’s an old Integrating Sphere (Ulbricht Sphere) used to make flux measurements, rather than a voltage tester.


it looks really awkward in the way that if the door was all the way open it might fall over from being off balance

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