Vintage Light-Bulb Tester Upcycled Into A Bar Cart [Pics]

Vintage Light-Bulb Tester Upcycled Into A Bar Cart [Pics]

Restoration Hardware’s 1920s German Light-Bulb Voltage Tester Bar contains shelves, stemware racks, and slots for wine bottles.

Emma Hutchings
  • 17 july 2013

The 1920s German Light Bulb Voltage Tester Bar from Restoration Hardware was inspired by an early 20th-century tester salvaged from a factory. The sphere-like structure has been repurposed as a bar cart to store spirits, wine bottles and hanging glassware.

     Inspired by an early 20th-century light bulb voltage tester discovered in a factory in Germany     Crafted from iron with an antiqued finish that replicates the patina of the original machine     A hinged segment opens to reveal three shelves, three stemware racks and five slots for wine bottles     Elevated on an iron tripod base

Crafted from iron, the bar cart weighs 265 pounds and features a hinged segment and a small hatch. The antiqued finish replicates the patina of the original machine.

Elevated on an iron tripod base, the Light Bulb Voltage Tester Bar opens to reveal three shelves, three stemware racks and five slots for wine bottles. The unique product is available for $1995. Click through to see pictures of the bar cart:

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