All Things Lighting

For those who know their SON from their SOX!


Date Code Lists


GE_American_-_Incandescent_3-Way_1980-Present.pdf

Lamp date code lists for many manufacturers.

55 files, last one added on Aug 20, 2013
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Manufacturing Processes


Philips_Terneuzen_1989_SL.jpg

Pictures of manufacturing lines and / or processes.

34 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2012
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Factories


Sylvania_Tienen.jpg

Pictures of lamp & lighting factories, past and present.

57 files, last one added on Sep 24, 2011
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3 albums on 1 page(s)

Last additions - Manufacturing
Philips_Date_Codes.pdf
Philips Date Code Reference44 viewsDate code reference for Philips lamps 1964 - present day.1 commentsPaulAug 20, 2013
Thorn_15_Dot_Fluorescent.pdf
Thorn 15 Dot Date Code Reference124 viewsDate code reference for Thorn European T12 and T8 fluorescent lamps.5 commentsPaulAug 20, 2013
Philips_Terneuzen_1989_SL.jpg
Philips SL Terneuzen, NL.112 viewsManufacturing the discharge tubes for SL* lamps in 1989.9 commentsJamesJan 23, 2012
Crompton_Dates.pdf
Crompton Date Codes38 viewsPaulDec 27, 2011
Westinghouse_-_Incandescent_3-Way.pdf
Westinghouse - Incandescent 3-Way Date Codes20 viewsPaulDec 27, 2011
Westinghouse_-_Incandescent___HID.pdf
Westinghouse - Incandescent & HID Date Codes19 viewsPaulDec 27, 2011
Westinghouse_-_Fluorescent.pdf
Westinghouse - Fluorescent Date Codes23 viewsPaulDec 27, 2011
Tungsram_-_Hungarian_Compacts.pdf
Tungsram - Hungarian Compacts Dates Codes16 viewsPaulDec 27, 2011
Thorn_-_Rank_Xerox_Photocopier_Halogen.pdf
Thorn - Rank Xerox Photocopier Halogen Date Codes11 viewsPaulDec 27, 2011
Thorn_-_Preston___Merthyr_Photographic.pdf
Thorn - Preston & Merthyr Photographic Date Codes12 viewsPaulDec 27, 2011

Last comments - Manufacturing
GE_Leicester_SOX_-_Tubulator.jpg
Attachment of Exhaust Tube55 views2 commentsJames02/25/18 at 22:02Rich: Before the days of t'internet, I was nieve en...
GE_Leicester_SOX_-_Tubulator.jpg
Attachment of Exhaust Tube55 views2 commentsJames02/25/18 at 21:55MRE: End of an era for these wonderful lamps soon :cry...
Philips_-_Hamilton_-_GLS_A60_Sealex.jpg
Philips GLS Sealex56 viewsHamilton, UK.1 commentsJames11/11/17 at 16:17Tom: Some wonderful lamps came off that line!
British_Sealed_Beams_Corby_1955.JPG
GEC-AEI Corby Lampworks42 views(British Sealed Beams Ltd.)3 commentsJames02/06/16 at 00:45Tom: I guess the majority of car headlamps came from he...
British_Sealed_Beams_Corby_1955.JPG
GEC-AEI Corby Lampworks42 views(British Sealed Beams Ltd.)3 commentsJames08/02/15 at 23:25Paul: I was just thinking the same Kev...
GEC_Magnet_House2C_Kingsway.jpg
GEC Magnet House36 views4 commentsJames02/18/15 at 00:57Paul: Not sure really. Apparently it was just demolished...
GEC_Magnet_House2C_Kingsway.jpg
GEC Magnet House36 views4 commentsJames02/17/15 at 23:29Kev: Wonder why they would do that
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GEC Magnet House36 views4 commentsJames02/17/15 at 23:14Paul: Sadly not Kev, it was demolished in the mid 60...
GE_-_Ravenna_-_MH_Outerjacketing.jpg
GE Ravenna56 viewsMultiVapor outerjacketing.3 commentsJames02/13/15 at 19:48Paul: Looks like my 250w GE MH lamp being made!
Thorn_Leicester_Open_Day_1977_-_Labs_Colour_Science.jpg
Thorn Leicester 122 viewsOpen Day 1977 - Colour Science.11 commentsJames10/24/14 at 17:24Tom: PMSL @ Pete! Have to agree tho, those tubes are so...