With the discovery of an original Faries lamp catalogue from 1952 the mystery has been solved and facts confirmed. This lamp was designed by JEAN OTIS REINECKE in 1946 and produced by Faries Manufacturing Co. in Decatur, IL USA. Design Patent: 146,987.
In an original Faries catalogue from 1952, this lamp is listed under no. 60243 and is simply called: "The Eye-Saver".
An excerpt from the original Faries Manufacturing Co. Lamp catalogue 1952. "The Eye-Saver" as offered to general public.
An original design patent filed on Jan. 7, 1946 by Jean Otis Reinecke (Des. 146,987)