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antique man over board lights
Reference 12_1211

EX MOD marine marker Lights

Era: 1950s Origin: UK

An early British Navy man overboard marker light by 'Londex Limited' dated 1958.It has been converted into a suspended feature light. Brass plated steel enclosure with original paint finish and makers label. Slight localised surface imperfections emphasise the age and heritage of the product.

detail of surface patina on vintage man over board lights
mod man overboard light above blue desk
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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detail of original label on man over board light

Restoration

Every one of our lights goes through a variety of processes to bring it from the worn and often dilapidated state it arrives in, to a stage where it is ready for your home. From stripping down and rewiring, to applying a finish and sealing the light preventing further degradation to the surface.

fabric braided power cable with galvanized suspension chain and ceiling rose

Product details

Each light is supplied with a new small bayonet (B15) lamp holder 2mtrs of suspension chain, elephant grey braided cable and ceiling mounting plate. (If you would prefer another colour cable or wire suspension, please just ask).

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180 mm
555 mm
2.5 kg
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Dove Grey

Supplied tested to BS EN60598. IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

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