Matching set of Rare Pullman Car & Manufacturing Company ornamental cast bronze Railroad interior wall sconces mounted on thick Walnut, removed from an old pullman sleeper/passenger railroad car. This listing also includes a cast bronze SantaFe Railroad plaque mounted next to one of the sconces. The early 1920's neoclassical style single arm wall sconces are mounted on very thick wood bases and come without the shades. Shades can be supported by the four bent brass rods that screw into them. The bronze socket housings consists of a deep relief, bellflower design motif.Each sconce with coat hook measures approx. 9 1/2" tall, 8" wide by 6. Original Bryan keyless light sockets are intact. This listing is priced for the pair. The Pullman Palace Car Company, founded by George Pullman, manufactured railroad cars in the mid to late 1800s through the early decades of the 20th century, during the boom of railroads in the United States. Pullman developed the sleeping car which carried his name into the 1980s. Pullman established his company in 1862 and built luxury sleeping cars which featured carpeting, draperies, upholstered chairs, libraries and card tables and an unparalleled level of customer service. After George Pullman's death in 1897, Robert Todd Lincoln, son of Abraham Lincoln became company president.
The company closed its factory in the Pullman neighborhood of Chicago in 1955. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Railroadiana & Trains\Hardware\Lanterns & Lamps". The seller is "discount-barcode-emporium" and is located in this country: US.This item can be shipped to United States.