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small green conical enamel vintage army pendant light
Reference 16_2650

US paratrooper pendants (V3)

Era: 1940s Origin: U.S.A

A run of salvaged American paratrooper pendants used by the US Army in 1943 during WWII. The conical enamel shade has been sensitively refurbished, retaining the slight wear and surface patina to the matt surface.

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U.S. paratropper crate with lighting kit and shades
U.S. paratropper crate with lighting kit shades and bulbs
U.S.A

Origin: U.S.A

Lighting design in the U.S.A. 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. Due to the location we rarely have the opportunity to reclaim and restore light fixtures from the U.S.A., but some of our perennial favourites are the old signal lights that adorned the highways of the midwest. We reconfigure and restore these timeless classics into functional pendant lights, for both residential and commercial use.

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Restoration

These lights were once a component part of the electrical lighting chests which were flown in and dropped to troops on the ground. The chests provided everything they needed to set up the lights in a temporary camp including lampholders, switches, fuses, lamps, tape and shades.

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Product details

Each light is supplied with a new bayonet (B22) lamp holder and 2mtrs of twisted old gold braided cable and ceiling plate. (If you would prefer a different colour cable just let us know.)

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205 mm
100 mm
0.2 kg
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Green | Creme (internal)

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

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