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US traffic lights (Type 4)

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polished aluminium converted US traffic light pendants
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US traffic lights (Type 4)

Era: 1950s Origin: U.S.A

Salvaged American traffic lights by 'Eagle Star' converted into suspended pendants with polished aluminium enclosures and cast manufacturers detailing.

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suspended converted traffic light
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etched glass screen in converted traffic lights
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

The original internal reflectors have been retained and new etched diffusion glass fitted. The light is suspended through a minimal stainless steel suspension system with ceiling mounting permitting millimetric adjustment.

grey decorative fabric braided power cable

Product details

Supplied with bayonet (B22) lamp holders and 2metres 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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290 (glass) mm
160 mm
4.9 kg
350 mm
380 mm
Silver

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

Eagle

Manufacturer: Eagle

The Eagle Signal and Sign Company are one of the oldest traffic light manufacturers in the U.S. and were founded in 1931 in Moline, Illinois. Eagle became one of the market leaders of traffic signal lights, competing with other brands such as Crouse-Hinds and Marbelite, for control of the midwest American market. During the 1930s and 1940s Eagle manufactured a limited range of lights but often upgraded their designs with minor changes. In the 1950s and 1960s they went on to produce flat-back models and larger 12 inch designs.

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