Vintage tole chandelier -- rewiring?

jenny_indianaAugust 16, 2011

I purchased a vintage toleware chandelier this weekend. I was so excited to find it!

It has 2 wires. They are marked 105 C F.M.V. Milano. There does not seem to be a ground. How do I know if it needs to be rewired? I don't know the age, but it is very similar to this:

http://www.labelleetoffe.co.uk/L070

Thanks for your help!

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brickeyee

If it has metal enclosing wires it should be grounded.

Not hard to do usually.

If the insulation is not brittle, dry, or cracking it is probably fine.

    Bookmark   August 17, 2011 at 8:29AM
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