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Vintage Dinshah Spectro Chrome Light Therapy Quack Device - $995 (Hartford)

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condition: good
Vintage Dinshah Spectro Chrome Light Therapy Quack Device.
The device measures 45" tall when together. The light case measures 15" long, 18" wide, and 13" tall. The stand measures 33" from the floor to the bottom of the light case, and the base measures 16" x 16".
The bulb currently in the device is a Westinghouse 1000 Watt 120V floodlight.
Great condition for its age. The paint has some normal expected peeling and wear spots as shown. The lenses all move easily and have no damage.
I have not been able to find any breaks or cracks in the housing which is also unusual.
The tilt function works great.
This unit has a super rare original covered metal water tank which was missing on almost every other one that I have ever seen on the net and even the ones that are in museums. I am guessing that the seals would start leaking because of the high heat, and the owners would just remove them.
This machine was purchased in the early 1940's in hopes of curing their child, and was still in the same family when I bought it.


I did plug it in and did not expect it to operate because the inside wiring is extremely brittle and cracked from the high heat of the lamp and I have a feeling that the wires are broken inside. I unplugged it immediately when it did not work.
This unit has very simple basic wires and I will leave it up to you if you want to just display it as it is, or if you want to properly wire it with period wiring. I did take the bulb out and that was nice and bright when tested. The mechanical timer is ticking down fine. No idea about the fan, but assume that it is just the old wires, but sold as is.
Please refer to photos for complete condition.

Even though it needs to be rewired, it is still one of the nicest example that I have ever seen over the years. Almost all of the other ones that I had seen had broken housings and cracked or missing color lenses and most of the others had no idea that they even had a water box. I have sold many items to museums over the years and it would be great for this one to go to one of them.

This is being sold as shown and as is and it cash on local pickup.

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