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Old 08-15-2011, 10:59 AM  
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Hi, has anyone seen an outlet like this? I have a friend that is buying a house built in the 70's and these are in many rooms, higher up on the walls. Thanks


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Old 08-15-2011, 03:50 PM  
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Old 08-15-2011, 04:55 PM  
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Sorry about that, I am new at this.

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Old 08-15-2011, 07:42 PM  
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What is in the middle?
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Old 08-15-2011, 11:13 PM  
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I hope he buys the house so you can tell us what they are!
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Old 08-16-2011, 04:52 AM  
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I am guessing it is a copper plate in the middle. My only idea is that it could be some kind of custom light system that plugged into these sockets, but I have never seen anything like it before. It will be interesting to find out what they are. Thanks
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Scooter, is there a socket in there or could it have been a switch at one time?
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Is the black part empty? Could be a vintage clock rec.
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I've googled everything I can think of and can't find anything on this plug. What's in the hole?
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I'm thinking mid century modern swag lamp!


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