Ultra Violet

This aluminum enclosed, hypnotically glowing bit of quackery comes direct to you, via the 1930’s, from Seattle Washington’s own, Ultra Violet Specialties. Some of these quack lights were prescribed for something as simple as “winter blues” and acted much like the artificial sun lamps of today. On the flip side many of them resorted to extravagant claims for curing impotence, kidney trouble and even cancer, all the while reviving the lost vigor of the old and calming the wild nerves of the young. Ultimately they make for excellent curiosities, great conversation pieces and terrible reading lights.