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REVO foyer feature pendant

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REVO foyer feature pendant
Reference 21_3490

REVO foyer feature pendant

Era: 1950s Origin: UK

This 1950s pendant by REVO once illuminated the quintessential streets of Britain. Now converted for use as a ceiling light, a polished aluminium gallery features striking manufacturer's markings, housing a Holophane prismatic glass well for enhanced light distribution. A sleek, wire-suspended centrepiece, suited to foyers, hallways and entrance ways.

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REVO foyer feature pendant
REVO foyer feature pendant
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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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Restoration

Wherever possible we retain the original finish of a light in respect to its authentic history and heritage. However, sometimes leaving a surface as we find it just isn’t possible.These pendants have been restored in our workshops: first soda blasted to remove their degraded surface; then polished to add shine and grain, bringing out the light’s character through surface and patina. This also highlights any original manufacturer’s casting details.

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Product details

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

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260 mm
325 mm
3.85 kg
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Silver | Clear

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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