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Reference 12_1349

Salvaged English searchlight

Era: 1950s Origin: UK

Early English searchlight with original enamelled internal reflector. Brushed and lacquered steel enclosure and bracket (locakable) with vitreous enamelled internal reflector and clear glass screen. 

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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Restoring a light doesn’t necessarily mean making it ‘like new’. We often preserve the visible signs of age, such as spots of wear and patina, to give a hint about the light’s first story. Or we might reveal the bare metal, accentuating its build and design.

Product details

Supplied with new screw (E27) lamp holders, 2mtrs of industrial steel suspension chain, elephant grey braided cable and ceiling mounting plate.

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310 mm
500 mm
4.1 kg
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Gun Metal Grey

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

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