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I have purchased a chandelier and all I was told by the seller at a flea market that it is approx 1920. When I was rewiring, the sockets had "Benjamin" printed on them.

If anyone can give me any additional info I greatly appreciate. From my very surface reserch on internet it looks like something Spanish/Gothic? 

Many thanks

Oleg

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Benjamin did produce sockets and socket clusters in the early 20th century. Google images for "Benjamin socket."

Thanks! Yes it looks like socket by themselves have some interesting history and i am more interested in the history of  the chandelier itself. Maybe regarding style or who would be the maker. From my searches i couldnt find the same anywhere.

The thing I notice is the twisted wrought iron circle that supports everything.  It is almost always a band, with or without cut outs.  Then the points look similar to barn door hardware.  But Spanish, Gothic all seem to be in the right direction.

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