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Sharon Lee Brumley using revolutionary new infrared lamp for lighting her cigarette


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Infrared Lamps

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Light is normally to be expected from electric lamps, but not the type of light being obtained by Cleveland's Sharon Lee Brumley.

She is using General Electric's revolutionary new infrared lamp for lighting her cigarette.

Radically different in appearance from infrared lamps in the past, the new unit takes the form of a quartz tube rather than a glass bulb.

The ruggedness, high efficiency and versatility of the new lamp are expected to find it wanted for scores of heating, cooking, baking and drying applications.  

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