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industrial green enamel factory shade by REVO
Reference 16_2551

Industrial pendant lights by REVO

Era: 1930s Origin: UK

Early British industrial lights by 'REVO' salvaged from a manufacturing warehouse in Preston, Northwest England. 

 

 

 

group of green enamel factory shades by REVO
close up of embossed logo on REVO shade
internal view of low profile industrial REVO shade
cast steel gallery on REVO shade
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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Restoration

These REVO pendants have vitreous enamelled low profile reflectors with embossed logo and lacquered steel galleries featuring cast makers marks and brass detailing. Surface wear to the enamel adds character and emphasises the age and heritage of the items. The extract shown is from our own internal manufacturer's catalouge archive.

grey fabric braided power cable with galvanized chain and ceiling rose

Product details

Supplied with new screw (E27) lamp holders, 2mtrs of suspension chain, elephant grey braided cable and ceiling mounting plate.

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380 mm
240 mm
2.2 kg
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Green | White (internal)

Supplied tested to BS EN60598. 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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