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single english 1930s etched glass pendant
Reference 11_1137

British glass pendants. Circa 1930

Era: 1930s Origin: UK

Large run of early British etched glass pendants embossed with 'British Manufacture' and dated. Originally utilised within hand held hurricane gas lamps prior to the advent of electric lighting.

 

 

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english 1930s etched glass pendants with embossing
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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english 1930s etched glass pendants

Restoration

The final step of the restoration process of each light is reassembly. All of the components, both new and refurbished, are meticulously pieced together in our workshops. Each light is then photographed and added to our collection alongside information about its origins and history we’ve discovered through our research. What happens next is up to you.

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Product details

Each light is supplied with a new bayonet (B22) lamp holder, 2mtrs of suspension chain, elephant grey braided cable and ceiling mounting plate. (If you would prefer another colour cable or an E27 lampholder, or an E26 lamp holder for use in the USA, please just ask).

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120 mm
165 mm
0.2 kg
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Supplied tested to BS EN60598. IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

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