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Vintage tole chandelier -- rewiring?

Posted by jenny_indiana (My Page) on
Tue, Aug 16, 11 at 20:48

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:

Thanks for your help!

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RE: Vintage tole chandelier -- rewiring?

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.

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