Bakelite BC Cordgrip Lampholder
Takes 1 x BC / B22 Cordgrip Entry
Will hold a shade
T2 100W Max
Height - 64mm
Width - 36mm
Here is probably the most common Lampholder used in this country. The John Smith of the Lampholder world, it simply hangs on the end of a wire in the centre of a room. It has a simple cordgrip mechanism to stop it coming off the cable. The skirt unscrews so a shade can be attached. It has a metal insert and takes up to 100 watts.
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