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Solid Brass Light Socket, 3-Way Turn Knob, 6 Finishes

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$8.75
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Solid Brass Light Socket, 6 Different Finishes- Top Quality Supplies For Your Restoration or Handmade Lighting, Lamps, Pendants, etc
Turn-Knob Version, 3-Way Switch

This listing is for one Brass Lamp Socket with a 3 Way Turn Knob Switch, choose between 6 different finishes:

(First picture) Top row left to right: Antique Brass, Polished Copper, Polished Brass
Bottom row left to right: Satin Nickel, Polished Nickel (silver look), Satin Black


Beautiful, unique and sturdy, these vintage style Brass Lamp Socket with a 3 Way Turn Knob Switch are absolutely the best quality around, they're cast brass and have a screw on base instead of the plated brass and snap-on base like cheap run-of-the-mill sockets. Available in 6 finishes, they have a 3-way on/off rotary turn knob and are super simple to work with: simply screw off the base to access the 2 wire connections inside. Perfect for restoring old lamps and lights or for all of your homemade lighting fixtures. 
 
These Brass Lamp Socket with a 3 Way Turn Knob Switch are also available in a turn-knob style and a pull-chain style, listed separately in the "Sockets" section

  • Medium E26 Standard Base
  • UL Listed
  • Rated for up to 250 Watts / 250 Volts
  • Cap base has 1/8 IPS standard lamp pipe thread with set screw
  • 3-way sockets allow you to use a 3 way bulb to get 3 levels of light with each knob click, or you can use any regular bulb and you will have the one level of light, 2 click for on, 2 clicks for off.
  • - Installation note: These sockets, like most self wire-able metal sockets, come with a cardboard lining inside. This should be left in as it acts as an insulator. Do not remove it.
  • 5
    Solid brass light socket

    Posted by David Jennings on Dec 27th 2022

    I am currently in Atlanta visiting my Son and had tried a number of supply routes for this part. I was appalled by the poor quality of workmanship of light sockets from Home Depot and the like, so was very pleased to find your on line store. The quality is head and shoulders above anything else I had looked at and more akin to what we have in England. I was still surprised by the impregnated paper insulation as we haven't had that type since the 1950s, but the terminals were very good and I was very pleased that I was able to complete the table lamp I had made for my Son.

  • 5
    solid brass light socket, 3-way turn

    Posted by Deborah on Nov 19th 2022

    This is the second time I've bought several of these sockets to rewire lamps with cheap sockets or on-off capability. This brand is fantastic! They're solid and heavy, the turning knob feels excellent, and they're just a pleasure in every way. Hard to believe we can still buy such great quality parts given how shoddy most components have become. These are definitely built to last for a very long time, and to look great. Not only all that, but the price is more than reasonable considering what high quality they are.

  • 5
    Outstanding Quality - 3-Way Knob

    Posted by Unknown on Feb 25th 2022

    Solid feel Great design. Absolutely well worth the price. NOT made in China. So much better than anything else I could find.

  • 5
    The only sockets we ever use at Get Lit Lighting Studio

    Posted by Stacey Spartz Greening on Sep 27th 2021

    The appearance is beautiful! We do high-end lamp design and restoration and this line of light sockets from Snake Head Vintage is consistently beautiful in operation and appearance! We use a little ivory soap on the threads to make the reassembly operate smoothly. These are not inexpensive but are fairly priced.

  • 5
    Solid Brass Light Socket, 3-Way Turn Knob

    Posted by B. Ashton on Aug 23rd 2021

    Fed up with the cheap crap sockets at your hardware stores? Me too! Found this product online and couldn't be happier. Heavy, solid polished brass 3-way socket is perfect for my vintage and not so vintage home lamps. Gives you a sense it will last longer than you will.

  • 4
    Really good looking

    Posted by Tina Withrow on Feb 25th 2021

    I love these good looking shiny gold light sockets. The only reason I gave them 4 stars is because they are too big/long for my 2 vintage lamps. I will use them on other lamps. I will order with you again.

  • 5
    Excellent quality as always

    Posted by Unknown on Feb 22nd 2021

    Have ordered from Snake Head Vintage a few times in the past. As usual both quality of the lamp sockets and the speed of service were great.

  • 5
    Excellent Quality, look and feel

    Posted by Cara Randolph on Feb 7th 2021

    I started a new lamp line and only wanted top quality finishes and definitely found it here with brass sockets (not cheap aluminum) and am thrilled with the customer service.
    Love it when you get it right from the start.
    Thanks

  • 5
    works as advertised

    Posted by Unknown on Jan 11th 2021

    As shown on the website

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