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1960s retro pendant lighting

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retro vintage clear dappled glass globe pendant light
Reference 16_2618

1960s retro pendant lighting

Era: 1960s Origin: UK

Vintage 1960s pendants salvaged from a civic building in the Midlands, UK. An open bottomed glass globe with a new polished aluminium spun monks cap and stem. The dimpled feature on the inside of the moulded globe adds an interesting detail to these retro styled pendants.

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retro dappled glass globes with polished aluminium monks cap
retro dappled glass open bottomed globe
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

Before a light can be restored, any damaged outdated components will require repair or replacing. As part of this work we replace original imperial screws with their modern-day metric counterparts and rework their screw ports to take them. We replace the original electrics with brand new, fully certified EN60598 components - this gives you peace of mind, knowing your vintage light is as safe to use as any modern light.

Product details

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

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300 mm
440 mm
1.9 kg
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Clear | Silver

IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

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