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British industrial lighting by 'REVO' Circa 1950

Era: 1950s Origin: UK

Stunning run of elegant enamelled shades by British manufacturer 'REVO' salvaged from a joiners in the West Midlands, UK. 

 

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. Many of the products we salvage come from the old industrial heartland of England between Bristol and Bradford. 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

These industrial lights have a vitreous enamelled shade and polished aluminium gallery both featuring an embossed / cast manufacturers mark. Slight wear to the enamel adds character and emphasises the age and industrial heritage of the products.

Product details

Supplied with new bayonet B22 lamp holder, 2mtrs of industrial steel suspension chain, elephant grey braided cable and ceiling mounting plate.

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355 mm
450 mm
2.5 kg
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Blue Grey

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

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Manufacturer: REVO

REVO was founded in the early 20th century and became a household name in the 1930s, when electric street lighting was widely introduced throughout the UK. Based in Tipton, Staffordshire, REVO engineers were famed for their creativity, often developing styles of lighting individual to the towns for which they were designed. This means that whilst there are a wealth of classic REVO styles, from prismatics and enamels to machinist lights and bulkheads, there are also some incredible individual rarities to be found.

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