Resources

Bulb Manufacturers (will open in a new window or tab)

  • Antique Light Bulb Co.
  • Brooklyn Bulb Co.
  •  Bulbrite – Nostalgic and Nostalgic Smoke product lines
  • Eurofase – Primarily fixtures but have a couple of bulb products
  • Feit Electric – Larger vintage line than most manufacturers
  • Ferrowatt – Bulbs and fixtures.
  • Globe Electric – Bulbs, complete fixtures, and electrical accessories





Light Bulb Base/Socket Types

  • Lightbulb socket – Article on Wikipedia, Edison bulbs are typically the Edison Screw type
  • The full technical standard is ANSI C81-61 and is available for purchase at www.nema.org and at StandardsReports.com
  • We’re currently looking for a quality comprehensive diagram that we can share, but an image search for “Light Bulb Base Types” will show you several.

Bulb Shapes Reference

  • We’re currently looking for a quality comprehensive diagram that we can share, but an image search for “Light Bulb Shape Types” will show several good references.

Governing Bodies, Regulatory Agencies, Certifying Authorities

  • NEMA – (U.S.) National Electrical Manufacturers Association – Develops technical standards and legislation around the generation, transmission, and use of electricity
  • IEC – International Electrotechnical Commission – Develops global standards in conjunction with ISO and ITU
  • UL – Underwriters Laboratories provides safety testing and certification for the U.S. and Canada
  • CE marking – indicates product safety compliance for European countries