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reclaimed ex military airfield runway landing lights
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RAF airfield landing lights

Perimeter landing lights by 'CEGELEC' salvaged from decommissioned US air base in Lincolnshire, England. An elegant polished two part aluminium enclosure with convex prismatic glass lens, embossed with manufacturers mark. 

 

group of reclaimed ex military airfield runway landing lights
reclaimed military landing lights with polished alluvium and prismatic glass
group of reclaimed military landing lights with polished alluvium and prismatic glass
detail of top on polished aluminium landing light
reclaimed ex military airfield runway landing lights above table with aeroplane

Restoration

Where possible we retain the original finish of a light - it is part of its history and emphasises its heritage. However, sometimes leaving a surface as we find it just isn’t possible. Some lights made from non-ferrous metals, such as aluminium, arrive so severely degraded we need to remove their outer layers to allow any further surface treatment to be applied. We do this using an environmentally friendly technique known as ‘soda blasting’. Soda blasting works by applying bicarbonate of soda to a surface under high pressure. The crystals explode at the point of impact and this ‘blasts’ the layer of degradation away - leaving the surface clean for the next stage in restoration.

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Product details

Supplied with new screw (E27) lamp holder, 2mtrs of industrial steel suspension chain, elephant grey braided cable and ceiling mounting plate. Can be converted to E26 lamp holders (for use in USA) if required. Please state at point of order.

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230 mm
240 mm
1.7 kg
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Silver

IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

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