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british green enamel vintage shade by REVO
Reference 14_1947

The REVO 'Saferlite'

Era: 1950s Origin: UK

Early industrial lighting from 'REVO' the British lighting manufacturing powerhouse of the 1920s to 1960s. The REVO 'Saferlite' was first introduced in 1938 and we anticipate that these ones date from around 1950.

1950s group of british green enamel vintage shade by REVO
pair of 1950s british green enamel vintage shade by REVO
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 manufacturers catalogue by revo

Restoration

This industrial light has a vitreous enamelled reflector complete with original manufacturers plaque, embossed logo and lacquered steel gallery. Slight surface wear to the enamel adds character and emphasises the age and heritage of the items. The extract shown is from our own internal manufacturers archive and taken from the 'REVO industrial lighting equipment' catalogue Dated 1938.

grey fabric braided power cable with galvanized chain and ceiling rose

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
360 mm
2.8 kg
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Green (White Internal)

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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