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Salvaged theatre lights by Strand

Era: 1960s Origin: UK

Salvaged British theatre projector lights by 'Strand Electric', a world-renowned specialist in stage lighting. The original 'Patt 123' spotlight would have once been used to illuminate theatres such as the Royal Festival Hall and the Royal Opera House, now sensitively restored into a feature light for the home. 

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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Restoration

Refurbished and reassembled by hand and now converted to a feature pendant light. The light features a polished aluminium body with cast manufacturer's detailing on the rear and the original Fresnel glass lens. The adjustable bracket makes these lights perfect for when focus of light is desired on a wall, object or within an interior environment. The extract shown is from our own internal manufacturer's archive and taken from the 'Strand Electric, Lighting for Entertainment' Dated 1963.

Product details

Each light is supplied tested and rewired with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, 2mtrs of suspension wire, olive green braided cable and a ceiling mounting plate.

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200 mm
320 mm
3.2 kg
260 mm
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Silver

Non-standard delivery. Supplied wired and tested to BS EN60598. IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

Strand Electric

Manufacturer: Strand Electric

Strand Electric was founded in 1914 by theatre electricians Arthur Earnshaw and Phillip Sheridan at 19-24 Floral Street, London. Over the next 50 years Strand became the UK and Europe's principal manufacturers of stage lighting and theatre equipment. In 1968, Strand was purchased by the famous Rank Film Corporation and became Rank Strand. Strand was eventually bought from Rank by a venture capitalist group in the late 1990s. Today, Strand Lighting is still run as a separate, independent company within Royal Philips Lighting, and continues as a leading name in stage, television and motion picture lighting.

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