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Vintage 1950s electrical substation pendants

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Vintage 1950s electrical substation pendants

Era: 1950s Origin: UK

Vintage industrial lights salvaged from an electrical substation in the Northwest of the UK. The vitreous enamelled shades have a sleek neck and low profile perfect for lower ceiling heights. The enamel shows slight surface wear adding character and emphasising the heritage of the lights.

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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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Restoration

Most modern bulbs, particularly environmentally friendly LED bulbs, are smaller than those the lights were originally designed to take. We redesign and adjust the positioning of the new lamp holder to give you a light that illuminates your space, perfectly.

Product details

Supplied with a new bayonet (B22) lamp holder, 2mtrs of twisted silver braided cable and ceiling mounting plate. (If you would prefer another colour cable please just ask).

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305 mm
200 mm
0.8 kg
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White

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

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