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US traffic lights (Type 11)

Era: 1950s Origin: U.S.A

Salvaged 1950s American traffic lights by 'Eagle Signal'. These stunning lights have a polished aluminium enclosure with a simple stepped profile, which features the original manufacturer's logo and branding.

U.S.A

Origin: U.S.A

Unlike the communist Eastern Bloc countries, lighting design in mid-century 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 have been refurbished by hand and converted into feature pendants. Original internal reflectors have been retained and new etched diffusion glass fitted. Suspended on a minimal stainless steel suspension system with a ceiling mounting which permits millimetric adjustment.

Product details

Each light is supplied with bayonet (B22) lamp holder, 2mtrs of elephant grey braided power cable and a ceiling mounting system. (If you would prefer another colour cable please just ask).

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280 (glass) mm
200 mm
6 kg
360 mm
330 mm
Silver | Clear

Supplied tested to BS EN60598. IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

Lights for life

As well as offering a lifetime guarantee that includes repairs, our Full Circle buy-back scheme gives you the opportunity to trade-in your skinflint lights. It keeps vintage lights in use forever - helping you and our planet.

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