Vintage eye doctor’s eye chart — backlit

I kind of apologize about showing lighting all the time. But when I see NOS — and I guess I see it a lot — I wanna get the treasures, especially if they are *bargains* in front of you. There are multiples of some of these lights — be sure to check the listings closely, there might be enough to “do a room”.
Tip to using the ebay carousel: To go to a particular item, click on its photo (NOT on the ebay logo) — then, click on the lime green “View and Bid” box, which will take you to ebay. Disclosure: When you buy anything from these ebay carousels or after you click into ebay here, it nets me a teensy commission.

vintage eye chart still backlit

I really really want this. It is BACKLIT. But I am looking the other way. $195 Buy-It-Now.


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  1. Barbara says

    I often wonder why these sellers think that their prices are “reasonable” and correct. Almost a thousand for two lights? Sorry…no.

  2. says

    That would be a neat piece of art, and you know, even at that price, someone will eventually buy it. Rare perhaps, but sometimes sellers just put an astronomical price on something hoping to make a buck. I’ve seen items listed as ‘vintage’ that are far from. lol

    IKEA has their own version for a fraction of the price ($40). Granted, not vintage, but still neat. I’ve wanted one since I first saw it, but don’t really have any place to hang it.

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