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1950s green enamel pendant from U.S by Crouse Hinds
Reference 13_1646

US vintage lighting

Era: 1950s Origin: U.S.A

Stunning salvaged factory fixture by US manufacturer 'Crouse Hinds' Circa 1950. Vitreous enamelled spun steel reflector with prismatic glass lamp enclosure, polished aluminium gallery and beautifully detailed manufacturers plaque. 

polished aluminium gallery and manufactures plaque by Crouse Hinds
side profile of 1950s green enamel pendant from U.S by Crouse Hinds
underside view of 1950s green enamel pendant from U.S by Crouse Hinds
1950s green enamel pendant from U.S by Crouse Hinds
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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polished aluminium gallery and manufactures plaque by Crouse Hinds

Restoration

The restoration process our lighting goes through can take many months. To begin, we gently disassemble each light fitting, letting us spot any flaws and plan how best to bring it up to modern electrical standards. Then, our team of experts patiently restore each component by hand. Typically, this might mean: Soda-blasting – an environmentally friendly way to remove old paint; Polishing – to restore and revitalise the surface of the light; Lacquering – a sealing process that protects the light’s surface from further deterioration; Rewiring – so the light works perfectly, every time.

grey fabric braided power cable with galvanized chain and ceiling rose

Product details

Supplied with new bayonet (B22) lamp holders, 2mtrs of industrial steel suspension chain, elephant grey braided cable and ceiling mounting plate. Can be converted to accept screw E27 or E26 (for use in USA) lamp holder if required.

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350 mm
350 mm
4.5 kg
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Green (White Internal)

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

Crouse Hinds

Manufacturer: Crouse Hinds

Crouse Hinds is one of the oldest light manufacturers in the U.S. and were founded during 1897 in Syracuse, New York. Initially producing a patented tram car headlight, the firm grew to produce (amongst other items) switches, electrical conduits, traffic lights, airport lighting and even the lighting for Panama Canal. The company name is still in use today as a subsidiary of Cooper Industries, however the traffic signal production ended in 1981.

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A quick word from our customers

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Great lighting website with some awesome fittings - very helpful in answering queries and assisting in how to dismantle / assemble for fitting. 

- Simon | Edinburgh | UK

Just what I had been looking for

I was very happy with the products I received. They arrived quickly and were packed brilliantly and professionally. There was no way they were going to be damaged in transit.

- Shakilah | Buckinghamshire | UK

It’s been a pleasure working with you!

I’ve had a difficult time communicating with multiple European-based companies for different projects. skinflint were wonderful and extremely punctual, even with the time difference!

- Monique | USA | Commercial client

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