Pifco guard cage lightsEra: 1960s Origin: UK
Over the years we've refurbished several hundred heat therapy lamps into stunning feature table lights. One of our favourite brands from the 1960s is 'Pifco.'
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.View all lights from UK
Supplied with a new bronzed gallery, bayonet (B22) lamp holder, 2mtrs of traditional twisted burgundy braided cable and ceiling mounting plate. Only suitable for the smaller golf ball style bulb.
Supplied tested to BS EN60598. Converted for use in the US and worldwide. IP20 for internal use only.
Pifco (Provincial Incandescent Fittings Co. Ltd) of Failsworth, Manchester were established in 1900 as manufacturers of lighting appliances and accessories. The company went on to purchase many smaller companies, and manufactured a wide range of electrical items including cookers, heaters and cycle lamps. Pifco is most remembered for its distinctive range of heat therapy lamps, predominantly for use within the home - heat therapy was a popular treatment for many ailments in the early to mid 20th century and, when converted, the beautifully designed lamps make wonderful modern desk lights.View all Pifco Lights
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Why we recommend using energy-saving LED light bulbs in all of our vintage lights.
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Where our lights can be used internally and externally, including bathrooms and IP ratings.
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- Martin | London | UK
Arrived next day, beautifully packaged and perfect for my own chapel renovation!
- Kate | Powys | UK
An absolutely beautiful light. Arrived promptly and immaculately packaged. Very efficient service, I am extremely pleased with my purchase. Many thanks.
- Jo | Essex | UK
We have often purchased from skinflint and the fittings are exactly as depicted, delivered on time & with excellent customer service.
- Doug | UK | Commercial client