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Reclaimed substation pendants by REVO

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two hanging industrial enamel pedants by REVO
Reference 16_2682

Reclaimed substation pendants by REVO

Era: 1950s Origin: UK

Vintage British pendant lights salvaged from an electrical substation in the Northwest of the UK. These industrial vitreous enamelled shades were made by 'REVO', a favourite manufacturer of the industrial era.

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racing British green enamel angled industrial light
embossed green enamel angled industrial pendant lighting
REVO cast steel gallery on green enamel shade
embossed REVO green enamel light
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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original vintage REVO lighting catalogue product information

Restoration

Each shade still features its original embossed logo, as well as cast details on the lacquered steel gallery. This style of angled shade works well to illuminate a wall or feature, they were originally designed to illuminate industrialised workspaces, signage and shop windows. 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.

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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360 mm
440 mm
2.7 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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