Loading
Reference 18_3066

Antique GECoRay pendants

Era: 1920s Origin: UK

Exquisite 1920s pendants by GEC entitled the GECoRay, originally designed for use in high-end retail shop window displays. The glass is double plated with pure silver internally, and a copper plated/satin silver outer surface. Sensitively restored by hand with the original brass gallery and label.

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.

View all lights from UK

Restoration

In the mid 20th century, lights were designed with care and made to last and the work we do at skinflint is based on respecting and preserving the heritage of each piece. We have a large manufacturer's archive which we study to research a lights history. This is an original 1920s catalogue image for the GECoRAY lights by G.E.C, dated 1920.

Product details

Each light is supplied with new bayonet (B22) lamp holder and 2mtrs of twisted old gold braided cable and ceiling plate. (If you would prefer another colour cable please just ask).

Diameter:
Height:
Weight:
Length:
Width:
Colour:

175 mm
170 mm
0.8 kg
n/a mm
n/a mm
Silver | Gold

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

G.E.C

Manufacturer: G.E.C

Established in London, in 1886 the General Electric Company were to become the largest electrical manufacturing organisation in the British Empire and lived up to their description of ‘Manufacturers of everything electrical’ throughout their 100 year history. During the mass industrialisation of the 1950s, GEC were often the supplier of choice for lighting the factories, workshops and mills of Britain with their huge range of light fixtures for every application.

View all G.E.C Lights
Light Bulbs

Light Bulbs

Why we recommend using energy-saving LED light bulbs in our lights.

Read more

Shipping

Shipping

Our UK and international shipping and return options explained.

Read more

Wet Rooms

Wet Rooms

Information relating to where our lights can be used in bathrooms and IP ratings.

Read more

Wet drip icon

Applications

Where our lights can be used internally and externally, including bathrooms and IP ratings.

Read more

Returns

Returns

Here you will find popular questions and answers relating to returns.

Read more

More lights from the 1920s

More lights from UK

More lights by G.E.C

A quick word from our customers

Salvaged lighting

Great lighting website with some awesome fittings - very helpful in answering queries and assisting in how to dismantle / assemble for fitting. 

- Simon | Edinburgh | 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

It’s been a pleasure working with you!

I’ve had a difficult time communicating with multiple European-based companies for different projects. skinflint were wonderful and extremely punctual, even with the time difference!

- Monique | USA | Commercial client

Eastern Bloc Fluorescent LED

I've been admiring your lights for a while and the great work you guys do bringing them back to life... My Eastern Bloc LED light is now up and it's beautiful. Thanks for restoring such beautiful lights. 

- John | Kerry | Ireland