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Repost: #tbtPrimelite’s Portfolio of Amazing Gems for the Kiddies

#tbtPrimelite Juvenile Gems

#tbt Juvenile Gems

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#tbtPrimelite: Another blast from Primelite’s past! We’re again highlighting lights from our series of 1970s childrens fixtures. The catalogs introduced a series of girl & boy light fixtures, painted in traditional colors and themes. These desk lamps were part of the “Juvenile Gems” collection which were popular throughout the ’70s decade.

Original catalog page scan.

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#tbtPrimelite 1970s Character Globe Lights

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Our handpaintd Raggedy Ann” and “Harlequie” and “Halequina” clown characters were popular children’s themes. #tbtPrimelite: Now here’s a real blast from the past! Our selection of 1970s globes included these hand painted character globes. Inspired by the children’s doll “Raggedy Ann” and clowns, these globes were Primelite’s first foray into childrens lighting fixtures.

Working with a local artist, who hand painted each globe, our “Raggedy Ann” and “Harlequie” and “Halequina” clown characters were popular children’s themes. Raggedy Ann was, and is, a classic, and clowns have always been favorite characters with children. Primary used in childrens bedrooms these fixtures were popular throughout the ’70s decade.



1970s Primelite Childrens Lighting Fixtures

#then&now:  While these hand painted character face globes were Primelite’s first children’s lighting fixtures, we’ve continued to offer childrens fixtures through the years. As styles and themes have changed, so have the themes of our childrens fixtures. In 2015 our childrens light fixtures have a sports related theme.