ApplicationNo. 05/757467 filed on 01/07/1977
US Classes:362/145, WITH STATIC STRUCTURE362/146, Staircase362/234, Combined362/252, Particular arrangement (e.g., ornamental star)362/362, HOUSING362/806ORNAMENTAL OR DECORATIVE
ExaminersPrimary: Lechert, Stephen J. Jr.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesF21V 17/00 (20060101)
F21S 4/00 (20060101)
F21V 21/04 (20060101)
F21V 21/02 (20060101)
F21V 17/04 (20060101)
AbstractLighting apparatus for architectural usage wherein the lighting structure can be permanently placed in predetermined disposition to render relatively trouble-free and long service life. The apparatus consists of a tubular lighting element, which can be fabricated in any desired length of whatever the selected wattage rating, that is utilized in combination with a seating structure that may be permanently secured in or about the architectural structure utilizing such lighting design. The lighting element consists of a clear tube containing a selected plurality of low wattage light bulbs as used in combination with a retaining structure which is adapted for captive retention within a molded cementitious structure of the like, while defining a groove or insert portion for selective retention of the lighting element thereby to focus or direct light at selected angles to illuminate the desired surface or area.