Thomas Duplex Safelight in need of new bayonet lamp socket

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  1. silverhallide

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    Hi there,

    I recently acquired a used Thomas Duplex Safelight for my darkroom. The safelight is in great shape except the bayonet mount for the sodium vapor lamp got split/broken in transit. I am thinking that this is an easy part to just swap out, but I am unsure what type/industry size this lamp socket is. Sadly all documentation I have from the late Thomas company makes no mention of what part this is.

    Does anyone know what size of lamp socket this is?

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    Don't know where to find one but the only thing I see listed on the bulbs are "DC Bayonet base"
     
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    See if one from the autoparts store will fit, or try an electrical wholesaler.

    The trick will be finding one with a usable mounting bracket that will work.