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large green british pendant from dunlop factory
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Dunlop Aerospace Factory lights. V1

Era: 1950s Origin: UK

Stunning run of British enamelled pendants salvaged from the Dunlop Aerospace Factory, Coventry, UK. Established in 1920. Extra Large two part vitreous enamelled spun steel reflectors by 'Thorlux' complete with original polished aluminium galleries.

internal view of large green british pendant from dunlop factory
pair of large green british pendant from dunlop factory
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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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large green british pendant from dunlop factory

Restoration

Very slight wear to the enamel adds character and emphasises the age of the products. Restoring a light doesn’t necessarily mean making it ‘like new’. We often preserve the visible signs of age, such as spots of wear and patina, to give a hint about the light’s first story. Or we might reveal the bare metal, accentuating its build and design.

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Product details

Supplied with new screw (E27) lamp holders, 2mtrs of industrial steel suspension chain, elephant grey braided cable and ceiling mounting plate. Can be converted to accept screw (E26) lamp holders (for use in USA) if required. Please state at point of order.

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460 mm
570 mm
4 kg
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Green (White Internal)

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

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