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1940s vintage british M.O.D bomb factory pendant
Reference 14_1929

Bomb factory lights

Era: 1940s

WWII M.O.D Bomb Factory lights salvaged from a substantial decommissioned military installation in the South of Wales. Vitreous enamelled steel reflectors with aluminium galleries and bulbous lower glass enclosure fitted with British made Armourplate toughened glass.

M.O.D vintage green enamel and glass with polished rim
M.O.D vintage green enamel and glass with polished gallery
1940s vintage british M.O.D bomb factory pendats with glass and aluminium
group of 1940s vintage british M.O.D bomb factory pendants

Restoration

Over the years, we’ve restored thousands of lights that would otherwise have become scrap - examining, refurbishing and updating one part at a time. But we don’t only piece together the light’s components. We take the time to investigate its history, studying old catalogues for clues and assembling the whole story. The extract shown is from our own internal archive and details the lights in situ above a bomb fuse assembly line. Taken from 'Explosives' published by Pelican Books. Dated 1942.

grey fabric braided power cable with galvanized chain and ceiling rose

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, wire suspension or an E26 lamp holder for use in the USA, please just ask).

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530 mm
430 mm
12.5 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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A quick word from our customers

Superb light

An absolutely beautiful light. Arrived promptly and immaculately packaged. Very efficient service, I am extremely pleased with my purchase. Many thanks.

- Jo | Essex | UK

Wonderfully restored

Their product is invariably beautiful and wonderfully restored. To have lights that have seen so much and then get a second life is inspiring in many ways.

- Matthew | London | UK

Spot on

I’ve now purchased five different products over two home refurbishments. Alongside the product, the service, speed and packaging it is spot on. It's only skinflint that make me wish I had another project to work on and a larger property to kit out.

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Our kitchen is now finished and the lights we bought from you are a perfect fit! We couldn't find a better match and your service has been fantastic.

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