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Item #2626

Brown Fabric Covered Lamp Wire, twin

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Rayon Covered Lamp Cord

How Sold

  • Sold by linear foot, in continuous lengths
  • If you order a quantity of 1, you will receive a 1 foot. Conversely if you order a quantity of 8 you will receive a piece  8 foot.
  • Enter required number of linear-feet  in quantity box

Product Info

  • Color: Brown
  • Type: Twin Wire
  • #18-2, 300 volts

Brown Fabric Covered Lamp Wire was used on many portable lamps of the 20th century. It looks like the original, cloth covered lamp cord.  Fine quality and authentic style make it an excellent choice for vintage lamp restoration and mid century lighting.

Fabric covered lamp wire is well made. Stranded lamp wire is covered with plastic insulation. Fine, tight braided rayon fabric covers plastic insulation. Fabric covering is brown.

Fabric covered lamp wire is for lamps and low temperature, low wattage applications. It is not-intended for appliances. Fabric covered lamp wire is manufactured with strict safety procedures however is not U.L. listed. 

More Rayon Cloth Covered Lamp Cord

Install Fabric Covered Lamp Wire

  • Strip cloth covering approximately 2", exposing the 2 plastic covered wires.
  • Strip approximately 3/8" of plastic covering off wire
  • A UL knot is ideal however due to the rayon covering a simple overhand knot, tied at both socket and plug ends, protects cord from being pulled loose and stops fabric from fraying.
  • Black wire connects to brass screw, white wire to nickel screw

Before making any changes to electrical fixtures and/or lamps:

  • Disconnect plug/wire from the electrical source.
  • Turning lamp off will not protect you from electric shock.
  • If you are unsure how to safely proceed contact a licensed electrician.

Customer Reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Double corded lamp wire
Good Stuff!
Good quality but more effort to work with
Nice quality!

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