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pedant lighting by REVO vintage dove grey enamel pedant light
Reference 16_2672

Industrial pendants by REVO

Era: 1950s Origin: UK

British pendant lights by REVO the British lighting manufacturing powerhouse of the 1920s to 1960s. The lights were salvaged from a 1950s electrical substation in the Northwest of the UK. These vitreous enamelled shades with the original lacquered steel galleries and brass detailing have been refurbished by hand.

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two angled asymmetric dove grey enamel industrial pendant
embossed REVO logo on dove grey vintage industrial pedant light
cast steel gallery on industrial pedant light by REVO
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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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original lighting catalogue by REVO product information

Restoration

A lovely feature of these lights is an embossed manufacturers logo to the shade and cast detailing on the gallery 'REVO: PAT No 283385'. We have a large archive of manufacturers catalogues, where we can investigate the heritage of each light. The extract shown is from ‘REVO: Electric Lighting Equipment’ dated, 1936.

grey braided cable for lighting and industrial suspension chain

Product details

Each light is supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, 2mtrs of suspension chain, elephant grey braided cable and ceiling mounting plate. (If you would prefer another colour cable, wire suspension or an E26 lamp holder for use in the USA, please just ask).

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355 mm
420 mm
2.3 kg
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Dove grey | White (internal)

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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Superb light

An absolutely beautiful light. Arrived promptly and immaculately packaged. Very efficient service, I am extremely pleased with my purchase. Many thanks.

- Jo | Essex | UK

Fantastic, so pleased

I have never received a more beautifully packaged item, the light itself is wonderful and we are very pleased. 

- Eleanor | Worcester | UK

Versatile light

Great light. It looks very smart. I was initially worried that it might be slightly big for the room (we don't have high ceilings) but it looks great and I am really pleased with it.

- Carineh | Oxfordshire | UK

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Lighting is critical to any room and when it came to putting the finishing touches to our vintage kitchen, we came to skinflint - and we found exactly what we wanted.

- Estelle | London | UK