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industrial green enamel pendant light by maxlume
Reference 14_1915

Historic lighting by Maxlume

Era: 1930s Origin: UK

Great run of characterful factory lights manufactured in Britain by Veritys Maxlume. Vitreous enamelled shade with original company label 'British Made Veritys (Maxlume) Ltd' .

pair of industrial green enamel pendant light by maxlume
pair of green enamel pendant lighting by maxlume
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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side view ogreen enamel pendant lighting by maxlume

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

Supplied with new bronzed cord-grip bayonet (B22) lamp holders, 2mtrs of traditional black braided cable and ceiling suspension plate.

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150 mm
170 mm
0.9 kg
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Green (White Internal)

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

Maxlume

Manufacturer: Maxlume

Maxlume were established during the early 1920s in Birmingham and manufactured a substantial range of fixtures of both an industrial and decorative style. The earliest catalogue we hold within our own internal manufacturer's archive is the 11th edition which is dated 1929 - during that year the company had actually doubled its manufacturing space and storage accommodation to cope with an ever increasing demand for its products. By the mid 1950s the company had been taken over by Verity’s, although the lights were still manufactured under the registered Maxlume mark.

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