World’s Oldest Lightbulb Still Burning Bright After 109 Years

Posted by admin on Jan 19, 2010

The world’s oldest light bulb has been burning for 109 years – so little wonder it has a fan club with thousands of members and its own website.

It holds pride of place in Fire Station 6, in Livermore, northern California.

The longest time the Guinness World Record-holding bulb has ever been turned off for is just a week.

The bulb was designed by Adolphe Chailet, who competed with the likes of the world famous Thomas Edison to make the best bulb.

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