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1950s warehouse pendants

Era: 1950s Origin: UK

Born at the height of post-war British industry, this large run of 1950s industrial pendants once illuminated a factory in Liverpool, UK. Abandoned after closure, each two-part vitreous enamelled shade has been salvaged and sensitively restored to retain all original components. A polished upper gallery adds to the industrial style, making these great for downlighting over kitchen islands, bars, restaurants and shop counters.

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1950s warehouse pendants
1950s warehouse pendants
1950s warehouse pendants
1950s warehouse pendants
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

Each and every light that we find goes through a variety of processes to bring it from the worn and often dilapidated state it arrives in, to a stage where it is ready for modern-day use. The first and most crucial stage is fully dismantling each piece - we do this even if we have many of the same identical lights - allowing us to undertake an in-depth review of its construction, state of repair, and map its journey through to restoration.

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Product details

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

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410 mm
530 mm
3.5 kg
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Green

Supplied tested to BS EN60598. Converted for use in the US and worldwide. IP20 for internal use only.

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