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1950s Industrial pendants by REVO

Era: 1950s Origin: UK

Vintage green enamelled pendant lights by REVO - the British lighting powerhouse of the 1920s-1960s. Salvaged from a 1950s electrical substation in the UK's North West, these early vitreous enamelled pendants have been sensitively restored to keep their original debossed logos and cast aluminium galleries intact.

UK

Origin: UK

Lighting design in the UK benefitted from a free market. Different companies were working at the same time, designing and producing similar products for the same market. Often with only slight differences in their style, they constantly upgraded and improved their original designs. The products we salvage come from the old industrial heartland of England. This area of the UK was once the boiler room of the British economy - from the potteries of Stoke, through the engineering works of Birmingham, to the wool, textile and cotton mills of Oldham and Manchester.

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Restoration

Vintage lights bearing the iconic REVO stamp once illuminated the streets, railways, and factory floors that served the hotbed of British industry in the 1920s-1960s. In a competitive marketplace, REVO reinvented its brand and logo many times over the decades in keeping with the technological development of their lights and the design trends of each era. During restoration in our workshop, we often come across these differing logos alluding to their date of manufacture allowing us to record and date each light accurately. Honouring the original design, we tailor each light’s restoration accordingly, preserving their heritage and ensuring their use for decades more to come.

Product details

Each light is supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, 2mtrs of suspension wire, elephant grey braided cable and ceiling mounting plate. (If you would prefer another colour cable, chain suspension or an E26 lamp holder for use in the USA, please just ask).

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355 mm
310 mm
1.4 kg
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Green | White (internal)

Supplied tested to BS EN60598. IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

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Manufacturer: REVO

REVO was founded in the early 20th century and became a household name in the 1930s, when electric street lighting was widely introduced throughout the UK. Based in Tipton, Staffordshire, REVO engineers were famed for their creativity, often developing styles of lighting individual to the towns for which they were designed. This means that whilst there are a wealth of classic REVO styles, from prismatics and enamels to machinist lights and bulkheads, there are also some incredible individual rarities to be found.

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A quick word from our customers

Ceiling plates

Beautiful little ceiling plate. Elegant. Functional. Well made. Simple to install. Top quality. Excellent condition. Excellent 

- Jonny | East Sussex | UK

Beautiful light

What a great light - we're really happy with it! Delivery time was really quick too. Will be purchasing other lights from you in due course.

- Dan | Wiltshire | UK

Opaline Pendant 

Love it!

- Michael | Middlesex | UK

Just what I had been looking for

I was very happy with the products I received. They arrived quickly and were packed brilliantly and professionally. There was no way they were going to be damaged in transit.

- Shakilah | Buckinghamshire | UK