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Light Bulb Tester (Family App)

The single light bulb is a replica of the first light bulb blown in Corning, N.Y., for inventor Thomas Alva Edison. The large object is a light bulb tester. Before purchasing light bulbs in a store, you would use the tester to see if your light bulb worked.