What LED Wattage Can I Use in Old Light Fixtures?

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There's a tag on my light fixture saying to not use larger then a 75-watt lightbulb. However, the fixture is probably ten years old, and therefore made before LED bulbs were available.  Is it safe to use a LED bulb rated equivalent to 100 watts? The amperage draw and heat generated with a 100-watt LED is less than a 75-watt incandescent.

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