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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)

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

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I am very pleased with my purchase, it finishes off my dining room just perfectly. 

- David | East Sussex | UK

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